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Ballybay Pearse Brothers
Ballybay Pearse Brothers
Na Bráithre Piarsaigh, Béal Átha Beithe
Ballybay Pearse Brothers crest.jpg
Founded:1906
County:Monaghan
Nickname:Ballybay Pearses
Colours:Maroon and White
Grounds:Pearse Park, Knappagh, Ballybay
Coordinates:54°07?33?N 6°52?34?W / 54.125762°N 6.875990°W / 54.125762; -6.875990Coordinates: 54°07?33?N 6°52?34?W / 54.125762°N 6.875990°W / 54.125762; -6.875990
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Ulster
champions
Monaghan
champions
Football: - - 8
Hurling: - - 1

Ballybay Pearse Brothers Gaelic Football Club is a Gaelic football club based in Ballybay, County Monaghan, Ireland.[1][2]

History

The club was founded as Ballybay GFC in 1906.

The club is named after the brothers Patrick Pearse and Willie Pearse, executed after the 1916 Easter Rising.[3] Their grounds, Pearse Park, opened in April 1951, the 35th anniversary of the Rising, and were commonly used for inter-county fixtures.[4] A "golden age" followed, Ballybay winning six Monaghan Senior Football Championships in the years 1954-1969.

Ballybay formerly had a hurling team, which won the Monaghan Senior Hurling Championship in 1976.[5]

Ballybay have only won two county titles in recent decades, in 1987 and 2012.

Achievements

Notable players

References

  1. ^ "Ballybay PearseBro's (@PearseBrothers) - Twitter". twitter.com.
  2. ^ "Ballybay - CLG Mhuineacháin".
  3. ^ "Ballybay PearseBrothers". www.facebook.com.
  4. ^ "The Old Hard Road". www.irishidentity.com.
  5. ^ "News - Ballybay Monaghan Ireland". www.ballybay.ie.
  6. ^ "My Club: Ryan Wylie - Ballybay Pearse Brothers".



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