Jim Brosnan (footballer)
Jim started his life in Moyvane, being the son of the famous Con. Con collected six medals back in the twenties and thirties. His brother Mick, who was also a doctor spent his life practising in England. Dr. Jim practised his medicine in Dingle.
He won All Irelands with Kerry in 1953 and 1955. He was flown home specially for the 1955 final from America. He also won a National League medal in 1959. He also won a Munster Minor Championship medal in 1948.
As a manager he led Kerry to back to back All Ireland Minor titles in 1962 and 63.
As an administrator he served as chairman of the Kerry County Board for several years. It was he who was instrumental in putting the Kerry club structure in place which is very often envied by other counties. He also served as chairman of the Dingle club.
- Jim Brosnan at Terrace Talk
- Kerry at hoganstand.com
- Kerry GAA mourns Dr Jim Brosnan. 5/12/11. hoganstand.com
- "Jim succeeds Dr. Eamon as Kerry team trainer"; Kerryman 27/02/1965, p. 16
- "Jackie Lyne will train Kerry team"; Kerryman 15/05/1968, p. 21