Map showing location of An Móinín

Hurling Matches were much in Vogue up to the early part of the present century, but the ‘Great Goal’ of Rhinanna exceeded all previous or contemporary meetings of this nature. (excerpt from A Proud Past by Con Woods)

Michael Cullinan(RIP). Sheila McGrath, Máire Ní Ghruagáín, Mary Frawley O’Leary, John O’Leary, PJ Reidy, Molly O’Donnell and Michael O’Leary. Photo Courtesy of Áiney O’Leary 2013

Patrick Sarsfield O’Donoghue (1819 – 1896) author of O’Donoghue Manuscripts has an account of the Great Goal of Rhynanna.