Seán Clohessy

Seán Clohessy
Personal information
Irish name Seán Ó Clochasaigh
Sport Hurling
Position Midfield
Born (1931-10-27) 27 October 1931
Tullaroan, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Occupation Bank official
Years Club
Club titles
Kilkenny titles 1
Years County Apps (scores)
1953-1963 Kilkenny 19 (14-33)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 5
All-Irelands 2
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 17:38, 28 June 2014.

Seán Clohessy (born 27 October 1931) is an Irish retired hurler who played as a midfielder for the Kilkenny senior team.

Born in Tullaroan, County Kilkenny, Clohessy first excelled at hurling in his youth. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of sixteen when he first linked up with the Kilkenny minor team. He made his senior debut during the 1953 championship. During his career Clohessy won two All-Ireland medals, five Leinster medals and one National Hurling League medal.[1][2] He was an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion.

Clohessy also represented the Leinster inter-provincial team on a number of occasions, winning one Railway Cup medal. At club level he is a one-time championship medallist with Tullaroan.

His retirement came following Kilkenny's victory over Waterford in the 1963 All-Ireland final.

Clohessy's father, Pat, also enjoyed a length career with Kilkenny.





  1. "Kilkenny GAA profile". Hogan Stand website. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  2. "Leinster Senior Hurling Finalists" (PDF). Leinster GAA website. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
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