Pat O'Neill (Gaelic footballer)

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Pat O'Neill
Personal information
Irish name Pádraig Ó Néill
Sport Gaelic football
Position Left Half Back
Born (1958-10-22) 22 October 1958 (age 58)
Dublin, Ireland
Club(s)
Years Club
? -? Civil Service & UCD
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
?- ? Dublin
Inter-county titles
All-Irelands 2
All Stars ?

Pat O'Neill (born 22 October 1958) is a former player and manager of the Dublin Gaelic football team. A doctor by profession, he is a sports injuries consultant.[1]

Playing career[edit]

O'Neill is most renowned in recent years for his period as manager of the Dublin Senior football panel. He managed Dublin to their 22nd all-Ireland in 1995 against Tyrone.[1] O'Neill had been a selector for the Dublin Senior Football Team before he was appointed as the Senior Manager.

O'Neill had a very successful career as a player. O'Neill has lifted the Sam Maguire Cup on two occasions for Dublin, in 1976 and 1977.[2] He won two National football league medal with Dublin in 1978 and in 1976. He received an All-Stars Award for his skills in 1977.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roche, Frank (29 September 2008). "O'Neill rubbishes Dublin rumours". Evening Herald. Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Dublin senior All-Ireland titles". Hogan Stand. Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
Preceded by
Paddy Cullen
Dublin Senior Football Manager
1992 - 1995
Succeeded by
Mickey Whelan
Preceded by
Pete McGrath
All-Ireland-winning football manager
1995
Succeeded by
Sean Boylan