The life story of Maurice Davin, a famous son of Tipperary, is a master chronicle of stirring days in Ireland. Séamus Ó Riain brings us to the banks of the Suir at Carrick and allows us to observe the young Davin at work and play. He takes us to the athletic arenas of Ireland and England where there Davins became champions. He provides a fascinating narrative of the role of Maurice Davin in shaping the fledgling GAA and concludes that Davin was the rock on which the Association survived turbulent waves. Davin’s life was one of devoted and idealistic service. This book places him firmly in context and is a carefully crafted reconstructed of the life and times of a remarkable man.
Maurice Davin 1841-1927 – First President of the G.A.A.SKU: 0 906602 25 4.
The life story of Maurice Davin, a famous son of Tipperary, is a master chronicle of stirring days in Ireland.
by Séamus Ó Riain (1994)
ISBN 0 906602 25 4
19th Century 1916 Armagh Athletics Basque Carlow Cavan Clans Clare Clonmel Cork Daniel O'Connell Derry Donegal Down Dublin Fermanagh Fethard Gaelic Galway Great Famine Ivowen J.H. Andrews Kerry Kilcash Kildare Kilkenny Landscapes Language Lansdowne Laois Londonderry Longford Meath Midlands Migration Monaghan Nicky Furlong Offaly Tipperary Tyrone Waterford Wexford Wicklow William J. Smyth