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Séamus Heery

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Irish name  Séamus Ó hÍorua
Position  Right wing-back
Years  Club
Other name  Séamie
Career titles  1
Sport  Gaelic football
Nickname  Séamie
Meath titles  1
All irelands  1
Died  5 November 2014, County Meath, Republic of Ireland

Séamus "Séamie" Heery (1927 – 5 November 2014) was an Irish Gaelic footballer who played as a right wing-back for the Meath senior team.

Born in Rathkenny, County Meath, Heery first excelled at Gaelic football in his youth. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of twenty-two when he first linked up with the Meath senior team, making his debut during the 1949 championship. Heery went on to play a key role for Meath, and won one All-Ireland medal and two Leinster medals. He was an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion.

At club level Heery was a one-time championship medallist with divisional side North Meath. He also played with club side Rathkenny.

His nephew, Mick O'Dowd, was also an All-Ireland medallist with Meath.

Heery retired from inter-county football following the conclusion of the 1951 championship.

Team

North Meath
  • Meath Senior Football Championship (1): 1950
  • Meath
  • All-Ireland Senior Football Championship (1): 1949
  • Leinster Senior Football Championship (5): 1949, 1951 (c)
  • References

    Séamus Heery Wikipedia


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