The History of the GAA in Down


Sighle Nic An Ultaigh is affectionately known in GAA circles as "Down's First Lady". It is a title richly deserved. From the middle twenties she has been closely identified with Gaelic life in the Mourne County and in that time has rarely missed a Down game in either hurling or football.

She has accompanied Down teams to every county in Ireland, to London's Wembley Stadium, to far away New York, Chicago and San Francisco. Her other great love is Camogie and she served with distinction as Chairperson of the Ulster Council 1947 - 49 President of the Association 1949 - 53 and Ard Runai from 1953 - 75.

She is presently a Trustee of the Association.

It is with grateful thanks that, in this brief history, we publish extracts from her book "An Dun -The Gaa Story"

Down Through The Years / County Board Chairmen / County Board Secretaries / County Down All-Stars / The Railway Cup / National Titles Won By Down / Ulster Titles Won By Down / County Down Football Records / County Down Hurling Records / County Down Camogie Records / County Down Ladies Football Records / County Down Handball Records / County Down Scor Sinsear Records / County Down Scor Na nOg Records


2002 Results / List of League and Championship winners and Runner Ups 2002 / List of 2000 Winners / List of 2001 Winners

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