1887 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final
|Event||1887 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship|
|Date||29 April 1888|
|Venue||Beech Hill, Clonskeagh, Dublin|
|Referee||John Cullinane (Tipperary)|
The 1887 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the first All-Ireland Final and the culmination of the 1887 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland. Limerick were the winners. It was the first of two All-Ireland football titles for Limerick - the other coming in 1896.
In 2005, a gold medal won by the final's man-of-the-match Malachi O'Brien fetched €26,500 (three times its guide price) at London auction house Sotheby's. It is believed to be the oldest All-Ireland football medal in existence. The Limerick Leader purchased the medal and said it intended to display it in Limerick.
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