Cookies on The Southern Star website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. We also use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the The Southern Star website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time by amending your browser settings.
How does The Southern Star use cookies?
Cookies enable us to identify your device, or you when you have logged in. We use cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features. We use cookies to enhance the functionality of the website by storing your preferences, for example. We also use cookies to help us to improve the performance of our website to provide you with a better user experience.
We donít sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).
Hide Message
  • Sport

Peadar Healy named new Cork senior football manager

Saturday, 17th October, 2015 7:11pm

Story by Kieran McCarthy
Peadar Healy named new Cork senior football manager

Peadar Healy is the new Cork senior football manager.

PEADAR Healy is the new Cork senior football manager.

The county board has confirmed this evening that the Naomh Aban clubman has taken the job on a two-year term.

He succeeds Brian Cuthbert, whose term finished after Cork were knocked out of the 2015 All-Ireland SFC by Kildare in a round four qualifier during the summer.

Healy, who has worked with both O’Donovan Rossa and Dr Crokes, was a Cork senior selector from 2008 to 2013, as the county won the 2010 All-Ireland SFC. He also acted as coach. Healy won an All-Ireland minor title with Cork in 1981.

Healy will name his backroom team in due course.

Chairman Gerard Lane commented: ‘On behalf of the County Board, I would like to wish Peader all the best in his new position. I would also like to thank all the candidates who expressed an interest in the position, and also the members of the appointments committee for their endeavours.’

John Cleary had been the front-runner for the job but, as The Southern Star exclusively revealed two weeks ago, the Castlehaven man pulled out of the job, citing time commitments. Since then several names have been linked with the vacant role, including Billy Morgan, but Healy has been chosen to lead Cork into 2016 and 2017.


Stay up-to-date with the latest West Cork news with a Southern Star digital subscription on your phone, tablet or computer. Click here for more.