I would like to thank a few people who gave of their time and effort, with no financial gain. I have so many people to thank I will divide it into sections:
Special Thanks to the editors of each of the following News Papers The Kerryman, The Kerry's Eye, The Killarney Advertiser, The Kingdom, who allowed me to use their local news & sports articles in this website.
I would also like to thank John O'Donoghue, a good neighbour and friend of my fathers, for allowing me to use an article he wrote for the History section.
Eligibility for this Cup is governed by Rule 7 of the official East Kerry Board by-laws: 7.(A) The O'Sullivan Cup shall be confined to teams playing in Div. 3 and lower of the Co. League and "B" teams of clubs in Div.1 & 2 of the Co. League. 7.(B) The "B" player is defined as any player properly registered by the board who was not on the first fifteen of the Club's last O'Donoghue Cup game in the previous year.
Cup & Presentation
Vincent and Gerard Murphy Castleisland (Vincent Murphy's Sport Shop), for cleaning and engraving the cup. Jimmy and David O'Brien (O'Brien's Pub) for getting the 26 medals for the presentation case. Also a special thanks to Jeremiah O' Sullivan (Metal Work teacher & Nephew of Owen O'Sullivan) who did a splendid job on the centrepiece.
I would also like to make a special mention of Donal Daly and Seamus Moynihan, who gave unselfishly of their busy time and added a touch of class to the presentation night's proceedings. Lastly, the other two people who stood in for the photo Ger Galvin (Chairman EKB), and Jerry Foley a friend of Owen O'Sullivan, an active Firies GAA man , and a true gentleman and scholar.
Thanks also to Weeshie Fogarty for all his praise on the radio, early in 2003 and I wish him and his programme all the best. www.terracetalkireland.com
And I would also extend a special thanks to Seamus O'Donoghue (Killarney Oils) for the loyal support and sponsorship of the Championship down through the years, from 1975-2003.
I would also like to thank Mike Moriarty of Central Car Sales, Faranfore who sponsored last years competition and is this years sponsor aswell. His Buisness is on the same grounds as Owen O Sullivan's sucessful Central Garage.
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