Brian Hennessy

Brian Hennessy
Personal information
Irish name Briain Ó hAonasa
Sport Hurling
Position Right corner-back
Born (1969-08-29) 29 August 1969
Birr, County Offaly, Ireland
Years Club
Club titles
Offaly titles 5
Leinster titles 4
All-Ireland Titles 2
Years County Apps (scores)
1990-1995 Offaly 2 (0-00)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 0
All-Irelands 0
All Stars 0
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 11:41, 30 June 2014.

Brian Hennessy (born 29 August 1969) is an Irish retired hurler who played as a right corner-back for the Offaly senior team.

Born in Birr, County Offaly, Hennessy first excelled at hurling in his youth. He first came to prominence on the inter-county scene when he first linked up with the Offaly minor team, before later joining the under-21 side. He made his senior debut during the 1990-91 National League and immediately became a regular member of the team. During his career he won one National Hurling League medal on the field of play.[1][2]

At club level Hennessy is a one-time All-Ireland medallist with Birr. In addition to this he also won four Leinster medals and five championship medals.[3]

His retirement came following the conclusion of the 1995 championship.





  1. "Offaly GAA profile". Hogan Stand website. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  2. "Leinster Senior Hurling Finalists" (PDF). Leinster GAA website. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  3. "Club History". Birr GAA website. Retrieved 29 June 2014.

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