Joe Keohane

Joe Keohane
Personal information
Irish name Seosamh Ó Ceocháin
Sport Gaelic football
Position Full-back
Born 1918
Tralee, County Kerry
Died 1988 (aged 6970)
Years Club
1930s-1950s John Mitchels
Club titles
Kerry titles 2
Years County Apps (scores)
1936-1949 Kerry 44 (0-00)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 10
All-Irelands 5

Joe Keohane (1918 1988) was an Irish sportsperson. He played Gaelic football with his local club John Mitchels and was a member of the Kerry senior inter-county team from 1936 until 1949.[1]

In a senior inter-county career that spanned two decades, Keohane won almost every honour in the game at senior level. He won five All-Ireland medals, ten Munster medals, however, a National Football League title eluded him. Keohane also won two Railway Cup medals with Munster.

Keohane has also been the recipient of many awards off the field. He was named in the full-back position on the Gaelic Athletic Association's Team of the Millennium in 2000, thus cementing is reputation as one of Gaelic football's great players.

See also


  1. "Kerry GAA profile". Retrieved 2010-04-09.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Eddie Dowling
Kerry Senior Football Captain
Succeeded by
Bill Casey (Gaelic footballer)
Preceded by
Jackie Lyne
Kerry Senior Football Manager
Succeeded by
Johnny Culloty
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