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Kildimo GAA Snippets: By James Carey
Kildirno’s most noted hurler Paddy McMahon is a granduncle of Kieran and Ger McMahon. Paddy won a County Junior Hurling medal with Kildimo in 1933 and West SH medals in 1934 & 1935. He was a two-time All-Ireland medal winner in 1936 (when he scored two goals in the final) and 1940. He also played in the 1935 All-Ireland SHC final (when he scored two goals in the final). He was also the holder of four successive NHL medals 1935-38.
The 1933 County Junior Hurling Championship winning team was M. O’Neill (Captain), T. McMahon, W. McMahon, J. Hickey, J. Fitzgerald, J. Sheehy, J. Kirby, J. O’Neill, J. Madigan, Jack O’Shea, J. O’Shaughnessy, M. Costello, J. Mulqueen, P. McMahon, M. Ward, H. Sheehy, D.O’Sullivan. The 1933 County Junior Hurling final was played on the 20th. May 1934.
Jack O’Shea who was a member of the 1933 team is a granduncle of Sean Kelly & Darren O’Shea panelist for today’s game.
Daniel O’Sullivan who was also a member of the 1933 team is a grandfather of Daniel O’Sullivan our sub goalie today and father of Michael who was a selector of City Junior Hurling Champions 1982, ’84,’98, 2002, ’01.