Cotter GAA Material

Repository: Cork City and County Archives

Identity Statement

TitleCotter GAA Material
Archive ReferenceIE CCCA/PR/23
Web Link to this Entry
Creation Dates1890-1999
Extent Medium28 items


Creator(s): William Cotter

  • Administrative History ↴

    William Cotter lives in Mallow, County Cork. He is an avid supporter of the GAA.
  • Archival History ↴

    Donation from William Cotter.
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: William Cotter ↴

    Scrapbooks, match programmes, magazines, and books, collected by William Cotter, relating to An Cumann Lúthcleas Gael / Gaelic Athletic Association (G.A.A.), mainly in Cork.
    Items 1- 3, large scrapbooks containing a variety of newsclippings and memorabilia.
    Items 4 – 28 include: Achadh Bolg (Ahabolg) Centenary Programme 1890-1990; Munster Final Match Programme, 2005; Book on St Nicholas GAA Club, Blackpool; International League Souvenir Programme, Oct 1959; Programme Cork v Kilkenny, Croke Park, 2004; Programme Cork v Kerry, 1999; ‘A Man and A Stadium’ re. building of Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork; Match Programme of first match in Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork v Kilkenny, 1976; Christy Ring Park (Pairc Ui Rinn), Official Opening Souvenir, 1993; History of Sarsfields GAA Club, Glanmire, 1896-1971; Book by Eamonn Young A Lifetime in Gaelic Sport, 1959; ‘The Gael in Action’, Handbook, 1943; Thomas Davis Pipe Band Mallow 75th Anniversary Souvenir, 1924 – 1999; Photocopy of GAA Souvenir Programme All Ireland Final at the Polo Grounds, New York, Sept. 1947; ‘The Gaelic Sportsman’ magazine, Xmas, 1955; Gaelic Weekly magazine, 1956; Scrapbooks on various GAA topics such as ‘The Christy Ring Story’, Tipperary, The Jack Lynch Story; Cloughduv Hurling Club, Mick O’Dwyer; Kerry; Corcaigh / Cork; ‘Down Memory Lane’; Cork All Ireland Senior Hurling Record of Title Defence.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Arrangement ↴

    Limited items – no arrangement applicable

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Open by appointment to those holding a current reader's ticket.
Creation Dates1890-1999
Extent Medium28 items
Material Language ScriptEnglish, Irish
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Allied Materials

There are no Allied Materials

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteBrian McGee
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000.
Date of Descriptions2009