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hurling medal 1972

  • 07-11-2017 9:23pm
    Registered Users Posts: 2

    Hello, I found a medal. the back is written An connrad naisiunta what does it mean ?? someone will help


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,665 ✭✭✭Bonniedog

    Sounds like it might be connected to Conradh na Gaeilge rather than GAA,

  • Registered Users Posts: 23,246 ✭✭✭✭Dyr

    Not C na G "conradh/connrad" means league in Irish, its a national hurling league medal

  • Registered Users Posts: 6,665 ✭✭✭Bonniedog

    National hurling league is called An sraith iomána. Conradh na Gaeilge means Gaelic League.

    So jury is still out :-)

  • Registered Users Posts: 23,246 ✭✭✭✭Dyr

    Telling ye man, . Conradh na Gael=League of gaels

    I'll bet the GAA were calling the league "conradh" back in the day

  • Registered Users Posts: 2 martincork84

    I checked it is written 1972 cocai. and the second line an connrad naisiunta.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,665 ✭✭✭Bonniedog

    Well, Cork did win the league in 1972 so almost prepared to concede!

    Are letters faded? Although I think Cocaí was or is one version of Irish spelling of Cork.