GAA Gallaghers

Men's Football:                            

Matt Gallagher, Donegal, All-Ireland Winning Medalist

Matt as he appeared in the programme booklet for the 1992 All-Ireland Football Final

From Ballintra, Co.Donegal Matt was the full-back on Donegal's All-Ireland winning team in September 1992. He played a total of 147 times for his county. He was selected as a GAA All Star-Football in 1992.















Neil Gallagher, Captain of Donegal's National Football League Winning Team 2007.


Neil Gallagher showing his "war wounds" as he prepares to receive the National Football League Trophy in April 2007.



From Glenswilly near Letterkenny Neil led Donegal to National Football League winning success in April 2007. He still plays centre-field for his county.
















David Gallagher beats his opponent to the ball.

David Gallagher, Meath, 2008 Ireland International Rules Team


A 6’4" Meathman David has received a call-up to the Ireland squad to face Australia Down Under.

Charlie Gallagher, Cavan.

A very skillful player Charlie was top scorer in Ulster on a number of occassions. He was selected as a GAA All Star-Football in 1964. He died from drowning near his home in Cootehill, Co. Cavan in July 1989. May he rest in peace.

  • Ulster Football Top Scorers
    • 1967 Charlie Gallagher (Cavan) 0-*19
    • 1965 Charlie Gallagher (Cavan) 2-29
    • 1964 Charlie Gallagher (Cavan) 0-*19
    * Scores only include Ulster Championship. All-Ireland Championship and Qualifiers are not included


Brian Gallagher, Cavan

Brian was top scorer in Ulster in 1954

  • Ulster Football Top Scorers
    • 1954 Brian Gallagher (Cavan) 0-14

Ladies Football:

GAA All Stars Ladies Football

  • 1991 Mary Gallagher (Westmeath)
  • 1992 Mary Gallagher (Westmeath) and Marie Gallagher (Clare)
  • 1994 Marie Gallagher (Clare)



Josie Gallagher, Galway

Josie Gallagher was born 1923 in Gort, County Galway. He played hurling with his local club Gort and with the Galway senior inter-county team from 1942 until 1954. Gallagher is regarded as one of the greatest players never to have won an All-Ireland medal.

Andy Gallagher

Andy Gallagher, Offaly


Offaly Hurling Selector and G.A.A Administrator Andy Gallagher.







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