Breda Holmes

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Breda Holmes
Personal information
Irish name Bríd Níc an Thomáis
Sport Camogie
Position Full forward
Born Kilkenny, Ireland
Years Club Apps (scores)
St Paul’s ?
Years County Apps (scores)
Kilkenny ?
Inter-county titles
All-Irelands 7
* club appearances and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 June 2010 (UTC)).
**Inter County team apps and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 June 2010 (UTC)).

Breda Holmes is a former camogie player, winner of the B+I Star of the Year award in 1987[1] and seven All Ireland medals in succession between 1984 and 1991, celebrating the seventh by scoring the match-turning goal from Ann Downey’s sideline ball against Cork in the 1991 final.


She captained Carysfort Training College in their 1984 Purcell Cup campaign and won six All Ireland club medals with St Paul’s camogie club, based in Kilkenny city.


She served as secretary of Kilkenny camogie board while still a player in the 1980s.


  1. ^ Moran, Mary (2011). A Game of Our Own: The History of Camogie. Dublin, Ireland: Cumann Camógaíochta. p. 460.