Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Who was the first to have beaten Down in the All-Ireland final?||Gaelic Football
Never beaten. Played five, won five. Down have beaten Kerry (twice), Offaly, Meath and Dublin. They have never lost to a Munster team. Galway however are their nemesis.
|One of the most famous of all goals was scored in the dying minutes of the 1982 All-Ireland final. Whose score denied Kerry the five-in-a-row?||Gaelic Football
Seamus Darby. Seamus Darby will live on free pints forever on the strength of that one mighty score.
|Only three counties had never won provincial titles in 2003. Who are they?||Gaelic Football
Fermanagh, Westmeath and Wicklow. Of these three, Fermanagh and Westmeath have made the most recent progress.
Sam Maguire. Named after one of the many Irish patriots of old.
The Oak Leaf County. Doire is the Oak Leaf County, having one All-Ireland to their name.
|Down made history when they became the first county to take the trophy over the border. In what year was that?||Gaelic Football
1960. Many grown men cried that night in 1960 as the Mournemen crossed the border. Rumours abounded that they would not be allowed to carry the cup north, but they did, and then returned with it the next year.
|In what is possibly the ugliest sporting kit of all time, which county play in the colours red, green, and yellow?||Gaelic Football
Carlow. Hey, if you are from Carlow, I'm sorry, but it's true. Of all the county strips, Carlow's is easily the most jarring to the eyes.
|Armagh finally won their first All-Ireland in 2002. How many times had they lost in the final before that?||Gaelic Football
2. Armagh lost to Kerry in 1953, and to Dublin in 1977.
|They have won the most All-Irelands, they are known as the Kingdom and they play in green, white and gold. Who are they?||Gaelic Football
Kerry. You haven't really won the All-Ireland unless you've beaten Kerry along the way. Kerry has won more than 30 All-Ireland titles.