Charlie Gallagher (Gaelic footballer)
|Irish name||Cathal Ó Gallchóir|
|Born||Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland|
|Cootehill Celtic GAA Club|
Gallagher regularly topped the nation’s scoring charts in the 1960s. He debut for Cavan in 1955 at the age of 17 years, against Sligo in the National Football League. He won Ulster Senior Football Championship medals in 1962, ’64, ’67 and ’69. He also won a Ulster Junior Football Championship medal in 1962. He was captain of Cavan in ’62 and ’69. He won Railway Cup medals with Ulster in 1964, ‘ 65, ’66 and ’68. He won a Cú Chulainn Award in 1964. His older brother Brian won an All-Ireland medal in 1952.
- Number 94 in The 125 greatest stars of the GAA
- He is seventh in the all-time top Ulster scorers chart with 172 points.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2010-05-19.