GAA Medal

GAA medal with Harp motif.


GAA medal with Harp motif, awarded to John Joe Doyle.

John Joe Doyle was captain of the Clare team beaten in the 1932 All Ireland Hurling Final.

John Joe ‘Goggles’ Doyle wore spectacles while playing hurling. In order to protect them during a game, he made his own protective ‘goggles’ from bicycle spokes, medical bandages and elastic, earning him the nickname by which he was known.

Collection: John Joe Doyle

Category: Medallion/Badge

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