Mickey Kearns

For the politician, see Michael P. Kearns.
Mickey Kearins
Personal information
Sport Gaelic football
Position Forward
Born Sligo, Ireland
Years Club
St Patrick's Dromard
Club titles
Sligo titles 7
Years County Apps (scores)
1961-1978 Sligo 214 (1266)
Inter-county titles
Connacht titles 1
All Stars 1

Mickey Kearins (18/04/1943) was a Gaelic football player from County Sligo. He played with Sligo for 17 years from 1961 to 1978. In 1971 he was the first Sligo man to win an All-Star. He is also the only Sligo player to win a Cú Chulainn Award winning 3 years in a row in 1964-66. In 1975 he helped Sligo win the Connacht Senior Football Championship for the first time since 1928.

Kearins played with Connacht in the Railway Cup winning titles in 1967 and 1969. He played his club football with the St Patrick's Dromard club with whom he won seven Sligo Senior Football Championships. In 2003 he was included in the book Gaelic Football's Top 20. He is a brother of former Sligo manager James. He managed the Sligo Under 21 team in the early to mid-2000s.


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