Barry Monaghan

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Barry Monaghan
Personal information
Irish name Barra Ó Manacháin
Sport Gaelic football
Born County Donegal, Ireland
Occupation ?
Years Club
? - present Four Masters
Club titles
Donegal titles 1
Years County
2001 - 2010[1] Donegal

Barry Monaghan is an Irish sportsperson. He played Gaelic football with his local club Four Masters and the Donegal senior inter-county team.


Monghan won the Donegal Senior Football Championship with his club in 2003. He scored two points in the final against Termon.[2]


Monaghan played in the 2006 Ulster Senior Football Championship Final at Croke Park.[3] He was a member of the Donegal team that won the National Football League in 2007, playing from the start to the end in the final against Mayo.[4]

In 2010, he announced he would take a break.[5] He returned the following month.[6]

A serious leg injury ended his career.[1]

He also captained his county.[1]

He is the son of All Star former inter-county player Donal Monaghan.


  1. ^ a b c Nulty, Chris (22 July 2011). "1992-2011: The best XV not to win Ulster…". Donegal News. Retrieved 22 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "DONEGAL SFC FINAL : Masters marvels". Irish Independent. Independent News & Media. 13 October 2003. Retrieved 13 October 2003. 
  3. ^ "Donegal 0-09 1-09 Armagh". BBC Sport. BBC. 9 July 2006. Retrieved 9 July 2006. 
  4. ^ "Donegal achieve historic win - First national league title comes to county after victory over Mayo". Donegal Times. 25 April 2007. Retrieved 25 April 2007. 
  5. ^ "Barry Monaghan opts to take a break". Donegal Democrat. Johnston Press. 30 March 2010. Retrieved 30 March 2010. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Monaghan and McGee boost Donegal". BBC Sport. BBC. 21 April 2010. Retrieved 21 April 2010. 

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