Bill O'Callaghan

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William O’Callaghan
Personal information
Irish name Liam Ó Cealleacháin
Sport Hurling
Position Forward
Born 1868
Cork, Ireland
Died 16 January 1946 (aged 77)
Dorset, England
Nickname Bill
Occupation Telegraph clerk
Years Club
Club titles
Cork titles 1
Years County Apps (scores)
1892-1893 Cork 2
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 1
All-Irelands 1
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 13:46, 3 May 2015.

William Henry "Bill" O’Callaghan (1868 – 16 January 1946) was an Irish hurler who played as a forward for the Cork senior team.

Born in Cork, O'Callaghan first arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of twenty-four when he first linked up with the Cork senior team. He made his senior debut during the 1892 championship. O'Callaghan immediately became a regular member of the team and won one All-Ireland medal and one Munster medal. In 1892 O'Callaghan captained the team to the All-Ireland title.[1][2]

At club level O'Callaghan was a one-time championship medalist with Redmond's.

Throughout his career O'Callaghan made just two championship appearances. He retired from inter-county hurling following the conclusion of the 1893 championship.


  1. ^ "Cork GAA profile". Hogan Stand website. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Senior Hurling". Munster GAA website. Retrieved 18 May 2012.