Archive for October, 1971

October 10, 1971

Roy Keane, Ireland’s biggest football star to date, was born on this day in 1971 in Cork. Keane played for Cobh Ramblers, Nottingham Forest and Manchester United during his career. He ended his career in 2006 while playing for Glasgow Celtic. Keane had a long run representing the Republic of Ireland team, both playing andRead more..

October 3, 1971

Sean O Riada, founder, composer and arranger for the Chieftains died on this day in 1971. Born John Reidy in Cork on August 1, 1931, he knew how to play the violin, piano and organ as a child. He attended University College Cork and became an assistant director for Radio Eireann. In 1955, O RiadaRead more..