Eamon O’Shea appointed as Tipperary Senior Hurling Manager

Tipperary County Board is pleased to announce that it has tonight ratified the appointment of Eamon O’Shea from the Kilruane MacDonaghs club as Tipperary Senior Hurling Manager. The other members of Eamon’s management team will be selected in due course and recommended to County Board for ratification.  Tipperary County Board is delighted that a man of Eamon’s ability and experience has agreed to take on the important  and voluntary role of managing the Tipperary senior hurling team. The Board wishes him every success and assures him of their full support and encouragement as he seeks to build on the team’s many successes in the last 5 years.


Eamon O’Shea was coach to the Tipperary hurling team from 2008 to 2010 during which time Tipperary won the All Ireland senior hurling championship in 2010, the Munster senior hurling championship in 2008 and 2009 and the Allianz Hurling League title in 2008. Eamon played senior hurling championship for Tipperary between 1979 and 1986 and also played senior inter-county championship hurling with Dublin. He won Munster and All-Ireland minor hurling championships with Tipperary in 1976, Munster and All-Ireland U-21 hurling championships in 1979, a Munster U-21 hurling championship in 1978 and a NHL title in 1979. He won 4 County SH championships with Kilruane MacDonaghs and won an All-Ireland club title with them in the 1985/86 season. Eamon resides in Galway, where he is head of the Economics discipline at NUIG, and  is an active  member of the Salthill/Knocknacarra GAA club.


Other than an interview with Tipp FM on Wednesday morning, September 26th, Eamon will not be conducting any media interviews until after the appointment of his management team has been completed.

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