|Irish name Donncha O hEislip|
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
All irelands 2
|Position Right wing-forward|
Name Denis Heaslip
Kilkenny titles 0
Denis Heaslip (born 1934) is an Irish retired hurler who played as a right wing-forward for the Kilkenny senior team.
Born in Knocktopher, County Kilkenny, Heaslip first arrived on the inter-county scene when he first linked up with the Kilkenny senior team, making his debut in the 1957 championship. During his career Heaslip won two All-Ireland medals, three Leinster medals and one National Hurling League medal. He was an All-Ireland runner-up on two occasions.
Heaslip also represented the Leinster inter-provincial team on a number of occasions, winning one Railway Cup medal. At club level he played with Knocktopher.
His retirement came following Kilkenny's defeat by Tipperary in the 1964 All-Ireland final.
The 1957 Championship featured in The 1958 film Rooney where the main character in the film wore a Kilkenny Jersey in the line up. During the film it depicts a goal that was "scored" by the main character (Rooney) this was in fact Denis Heaslip's goal.