Neil Gallagher (Louth footballer)
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|Irish name||Niall Ó Gallchobhair|
20 January 1985 |
Daisy Hill Hospital,Newry, Northern Ireland
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Full name||Neil Gallagher|
|Date of birth||20 January 1985|
|Place of birth||Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry, Northern Ireland|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Cooley Kickhams GFC, Co. Louth|
|Bellurgan United FC|
|2006||→ Dundalk (loan)||8||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Born in Newry, County Down, Gallagher started playing as a goalkeeper for Gaelic sides Cooley Kickhams and Louth Minors and joined Louth Seniors in 2009 as a goalkeeper. In his school days he played for St. Marys College in Dundalk, winning both football and soccer Leinster titles. He began his soccer career with local side Bellurgan United but signed semi pro for Dundalk F.C. He then got a scholarship to UCD playing under Paul Doolin and Pete Mahon. He joined Dundalk in January 2006 from UCD.
He was signed for his third spell at the club by Seán Connor in March 2009.
In 2016, Gallagher was a member of the management team of the successful Cooley Kickhams under 21 side that defeated the Geraldines in the U-21 championship final on a scoreline of 3-07 to 8 points.
- "Longford Town out of luck in crashing to sixth defeat on the trot". Langford Leader. 1 August 2008. Archived from the original on 4 August 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2010.