Offaly hurling managers through the years

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Offaly hurling managers through the years

Post by hamstrings » Thu Jan 05, 2023 1:01 pm

Has anyone got a record of offaly hurling managers through the years? As far back as they can with the years served in the role

Thanks

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Post by Onionbag » Thu Jan 05, 2023 5:00 pm

1976–1983

Dermot Healy 1983–1986

Georgie Leahy 1986–1988

P. J. Whelahan 1988–1989

Paudge Mulhare 1989–1990

Pádraig Horan 1990–1992

Éamonn Cregan 1992–1996

John McIntyre 1996–1997

Babs Keating 1997–1998[9][10]

Michael Bond 1998–1999[11]

Pat Fleury 1999–2000[12][13][14][15]

Michael Bond (2) 2000–2001[16][17]

Tom Fogarty 2001–2002[18][19]

Mike McNamara 2002–2004[20][21]

John McIntyre (2) 2004–2007[22][23]

Joe Dooley 2007–2011[additional citation(s) needed][24]

Ollie Baker 2011–2013[25][26]

Brian Whelahan 2013–2015[27][28]

Éamonn Kelly 2015–2016[29][30][31]

Kevin Ryan 2016–2017[32][33][34][35]

Kevin Martin 2017–2019[36][37][38][39]

Joachim Kelly 2019**[40]

Michael Fennelly 2019–2022[41][42]

Johnny Kelly Portumna 2022–[43

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Re: Offaly hurling managers through the years

Post by Onionbag » Thu Jan 05, 2023 5:01 pm

Andy Gallagher was first one 76-83 on that list

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Post by private joker » Thu Jan 05, 2023 5:17 pm

A lot of very short terms of mgt there.

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Post by Doon Exile » Thu Jan 05, 2023 8:58 pm

Dermot Healy won two all Irelands with Offaly. Think he took over in 1979
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Post by frankthetank » Thu Jan 05, 2023 9:48 pm

Kevin Ryan, Tom Fogarty, Eamon Kelly, John McIntyre twice for 4 years.

Jesus Wept.

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Post by bracknaghboy » Thu Jan 05, 2023 10:24 pm

frankthetank wrote:
Thu Jan 05, 2023 9:48 pm
Kevin Ryan, Tom Fogarty, Eamon Kelly, John McIntyre twice for 4 years.

Jesus Wept.
You can throw Sid in there too Frank, lets be honest he was a disaster. Playing Kevin Connolly as a sweeper in the 2014 Nowlan Park massacre was the worst set up ever witnessed. Followed by being humbled by Laois in 2015.
The years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 saw the arse fall out of the senior hurling set up accelerated by hopeless management set ups.
To be fair to Kevin Martin he tried to put a bit of fight back in them and the opening league match against Dublin had the most pessimistic of us thinking "is this the start of something" but that lasted only 7 days.
Anyway that's all in the past now.
"Oh, Maggie, I wished I'd never seen your face, I'll get on back home one of these days"

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Post by Plain of the Herbs » Thu Jan 05, 2023 10:40 pm

Br Denis dropped a bombshell in September 1974 when he announced he was stepping down as Offaly Senior hurling ‘trainer’ (as managers were known as back then) after 12 years in the position. So he would have been there since roughly 1962. For practically all of that time Joe Dooley (Drumcullen) was alongside him, sometimes as ‘assistant trainer’, other times as ‘co trainer’.

Andy Gallagher was elected to succeed Br Denis as Offaly Senior trainer, with Joe Dooley as assistant trainer and with Billy Burke (St Rynagh’s), Gerry Kirwan (Ballyskenagh) and Mick Spain (Drumcullen) as selectors. A year later he was joined by selectors Joe Dooley, Eugene Spain (St Carthage’s), John Clavin (Killeigh) and Mick Spain (Drumcullen).

Tommy Errity, Paudge Mulhare and Charlie Daly were elected selectors in autumn 1976, joined by Mick Spain at a later date. Diarmuid Healy was appointed as coach in autumn of 1979. Andy stepped down as manager in August 1983 and Diarmuid Healy took on the manager role, with Andy remaining as a selector.
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Thu Jan 05, 2023 1:01 pm
Has anyone got a record of offaly hurling managers through the years? As far back as they can with the years served in the role

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Pat Donegan. Signed out of respect for players and all involved with Offaly.

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Re: Offaly hurling managers through the years

Post by hamstrings » Mon Jan 16, 2023 4:22 pm

Thanks for the info brilliant knowledge, if yee want to attempt the football managers that would be welcomed aswell

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Re: Offaly hurling managers through the years

Post by Offalyblueboy » Mon Jan 16, 2023 7:48 pm

Offaly managers -
Liam kearns 2023
John Maughan 2019 - 2022
John Rouse (interim ) May 18 - August 18
Stephen Wallace sept 17 - May 18
Pat Flanagan 14 - 17
Emmett mc Donnell 12 - 14
Tom Coffey ( interim ) Apr 12 - June 12
Gerry Cooney 11 - 12
Tom Cribbin 09 - 11
Richie Connor Sept 08 - Feb 09
Pat roe 06 - 08
Kevin kilmurray 04 - 06
Gerry Fahy 03 - 04
Paul o Kelly oct 02 - sept 03
Padraig Nolan Nov 00 - July 02
Tommy Lyons 96-00
Eugene Mulligan 94-96
Pat Fitzgerald 92-93
Brendan Hackett 91
Jody Gunning 89-90
Michael mc Brierty 88-89
Greg Hughes 86-87
John Courtney 84-86
Eugene mc gee 77-84
Paddy mc Cormack 75-76

Was sent this before just added Liam kearns

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