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Paul Curran is an Irish Gaelic footballer who played his inter-county football for Dublin and he plays his club football for Thomas Davis. He is currently the manager of Ballymun Kickhams and was a previously with the Dublin Under-21 team as part of Jim Gavin's backroom team.
Paul's father Noel Curran is also a winner of an All-Ireland medal; he was full forward on the Meath team which won the All Ireland in 1967. He knocked out 3 of Finbar Cullen's teeth in an off-the-ball incident in December 97. Cullen has stated he forgave Curran years ago in an interview with his club website.
Curran was a versatile player, he played at many positions for Dublin during his intercounty career. In his first senior football year of 1990, Curran played at midfield for Dublin, partnering his club-mate Dave Foran. In 1991 he was at centre half-back, and he changed again in 1992 when was picked right half-back. The changes continued in 1993when he was selected at left half-back. Then in 1994 he played at centre half-forward while in 1995 he was named at midfield alongside Erins Isle's Keith Barr, although he played in the All-Ireland final for Dublin at right half back in the final.