Mick McCarthy (Gaelic footballer)

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Mick McCarthy
Personal information
Irish name Mícheál Mac Cárthaigh
Sport Gaelic football
Position Forward
Born Skibbereen, County Cork
Nickname Small Mick
Years Club
1980s-1990s O'Donovan Rossa
Club titles
Cork titles 1
Munster titles 1
All-Ireland Titles 1
Years County Apps (scores)
1988-199 Cork 17 (3-22)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 3
All-Irelands 2

Mick McCarthy (1965 – February 1998) was an Irish sportsperson. He was born in Skibbereen, County Cork. He played Gaelic football with his local club O'Donovan Rossa and was a member of the Cork senior inter-county team from 198 until 199.He won two senior All Ireland medals with Cork and captained O'Donovan Rossa to an All Ireland club final which they won.He scored 1-8 which made him the highest scorer in an All Ireland club final.[1]

McCarthy was fatally injured in a road traffic accident on February 4, 1998.[2]


  1. ^ "Cork GAA Profile". www.hoganstand.com. Retrieved 2009-03-25. 
  2. ^ "Mick McCarthy an appreciation". www.independent.ie. 1998-02-06. Retrieved 2012-06-05. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Cork Senior Football Captain
Succeeded by
Stephen O'Brien