GAA Museum Summer School | Sam Maguire, the man and the trophy

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GAA Museum Summer School | Sam Maguire, the man and the trophy

Croke Park, St Joseph's Avenue, Saturday 30th June 2018

In addition to their 20th anniversary, 2018 marks the 90th Anniversary of the Sam Maguire Cup being first presented to the winners of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. This seminar will be celebrating the theme of ‘Sam Maguire – The Man and the Trophy'.

A range of distinguished speakers from academic and museum backgrounds will form the line-up for a fascinating day of talks and insights into the man after whom the GAA's most iconic trophy is named.

The programme for the day is as follows:

10.00 – 10.15: Official Opening with Uachtarán CLG John Horan
10.15 – 11.00: Sam Maguire’s Ireland, 1877 – 1926 (Dr. William Murphy)
11.00 – 11.45: Sam Maguire’s GAA, 1884 – 1926 (Dr. Richard McElligott)
11.45 – 12.30: Cork days, London nights: the lives, and afterlives, of Sam Maguire (Dr. Darragh Gannon)
12.30 – 14.00: Lunch
14.00 – 14.45: The Quiet Corner Back – Protestant involvement with the GAA (Dr. Ida Milne)
14.45 – 15.30: The Sam Maguire Trophy (Humphrey Kelleher)
15.30 – 16.15: Photo opportunity with original Sam Maguire Cup

Every attendee will have the unique opportunity to get a photo with the original cup that was retired in 1987 and is now on permanent display in the GAA Museum.

Admission price includes tea/coffee on arrival, lunch in Croke Park and admission to the GAA Museum on Saturday 30th June, as well as a photo opportunity with the original Sam Maguire Cup.


Date:
Saturday 30th June 2018
Time:
10.00am - 4.15pm
Price:
€30
Address:
Croke Park, Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland

Google Map of Croke Park, Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland

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