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Colm Cooper at the launch of his autobiography in the Gleneagle Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Attend Launch Of Colm Cooper’s Autobiography

October 6, 2017 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

MORE than 800 people were in Killarney’s Gleneagle Hotel last night for the launch of Colm Cooper’s autobiography. The Kerry GAA legend signed copies of ‘Gooch’ for up to two hours before taking the stage where MC Michael Lyster interviewed Colm about the book and his career. Also interviewed were […]

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Colm Cooper Announces His Autobiography Is Coming This October

Colm Cooper Announces His Autobiography Is Coming This October

June 23, 2017 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

THIS should be good. Colm Cooper’s autobiography is coming this autumn according to the great man himself who tweeted as much earlier today. It will be titled ‘Gooch — The Autobiography’ and is billed as “a compelling and honest autobiography from the much-loved star of Gaelic football, indisputably one of […]

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AIB Brings Kerry Legends Together to Celebrate Colm Cooper’s Inter-County CareerColm Cooper prepares to take on a new role with AIB17th May 2017 AIB hosted a gathering of Kerry GAA legends and customers last night to mark the inter-county retirement of gaelic footballer Colm Cooper. Colm who has worked with AIB since 2004, retired from inter-county GAA in April 2017 following a stellar career spanning 15 years. Rising to the challenge once again, Colm is taking on a new role as AIB’s Business Development Manager for Kerry, having worked in a national youth ambassador role previously. Speaking at the event, Robert Mulhall, AIB’s Managing Director of Retail and Commercial Banking Ireland said: “I am delighted to be here to celebrate Colm’s excellence in his GAA career and his continued excellence with the AIB team. In his new role as Business Development Manager for Kerry, Colm will work with our Kerry Local Market team to meet with business owners, deliver fantastic customer service and grow business across the county”.  At the event in Killarney’s Malton Hotel, Colm was presented with a specially commissioned hand-sculpted piece by Jarlath Daly. Other attendees on the night included GAA Ard Stiurthoir Paraic Duffy.

Colm Cooper Celebrated By AIB As He Takes On New Role

May 18, 2017 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

AIB hosted a star-studded event in The Malton Hotel in Killarney last night to mark Colm Cooper’s retirement inter-county football. Colm who has worked with AIB since 2004, retired from inter-county GAA in April 2017 following a stellar career spanning 15 years. Colm is now taking on a new role […]

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WATCH: Farranfore School’s Special Tribute To Colm Cooper

WATCH: Farranfore School’s Special Tribute To Colm Cooper

April 6, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE sports stars and journalists all over the country have been paying tribute to Colm Cooper on his retirement from Kerry, pupils at a school in Farranfore have put together their own homage. Knockaderry NS put together this clip in honour of the master. Watch it below. Great casting for […]

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WATCH: The Gooch Gets ‘The Shawshank’ Treatment

WATCH: The Gooch Gets ‘The Shawshank’ Treatment

April 5, 2017 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

ANYONE who’s familiar with the classic movie, ‘The Shawshank Redemption’, might like this. Impersonator Aidan Tierney is obviously a big fan of Colm Cooper as he mimics Morgan Freeman’s character, Red’s dialogue from the famous prison flick for this tribute to the footballing genius. Uploaded around midnight last night, it’s already received […]

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WATCH: Great Moments From Colm Cooper’s Career

WATCH: Great Moments From Colm Cooper’s Career

April 4, 2017 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S plenty of videos on YouTube displaying the genius of Colm Cooper during his Kerry career. If your feeling nostalgic and you’ve a bit of time on your hands, here’s a selection of them below. Ah, the memories…

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David Moran and Colm Cooper cerebrate in thof the aftermath of last year's All-Ireland final. Photo by Dermot Crean.

How Twitter Reacted To Colm Cooper Calling Time On Kerry Career

April 4, 2017 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

As expected, Colm Cooper’s retirement from inter-county football is garnering tributes galore on Twitter. Here’s just a selection of them… @colmcooper13 Only fitting you should sign off on such a high note Enjoy the rest of your life#thekidwhogotitall — Eoin Liston (@EoinListon) April 4, 2017 Feel very privileged to have […]

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Colm Cooper about to tap over his second half point with Donegal's, Neil McGee in close quarters.  Photo by Dermot Crean.

Former Kerry Bosses Pay Tribute To Colm Cooper

April 4, 2017 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

TRIBUTES have been paid to Colm Cooper on the announcement of his retirement from inter-county football this morning. His former managers Jack O’Connor and Eamonn Fitzmaurice have both released statements on the Dr Crokes man’s retirement. “On behalf of the players and management I would like to congratulate Colm Cooper […]

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Colm Cooper in action against Clare in this years Munster SFC semi-final in Fitzgerald Stadium. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Cooper And Two Other Kerry Players Out For Clare Quarter-Final

July 26, 2016 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

COLM Cooper, Johnny Buckley and Mikey Geaney have all been ruled out of the Kerry v Clare All-Ireland SFC quarter-final in Croke Park this Sunday. There is good news however, as Peter Crowley will return to the match day panel after he was ruled out of the Munster Final because […]

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If The Gooch Is Out, What Happens Next For The Kerry Attack?

If The Gooch Is Out, What Happens Next For The Kerry Attack?

July 8, 2016 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS afternoon it was confirmed that Colm Cooper damaged shoulder ligaments in last Sunday’s Munster Final victory over Tipperary, meaning he’s a doubt for Kerry’s All-Ireland quarter final on August bank holiday weekend. A lot will be made of the battle with time Cooper will face in the coming weeks, […]

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Colm Cooper with Sarah Barrett, Caragh O'Neill Freya O'Connor, Mickey and Minnie Mouse at the fun day at AIB in Castle Street, Tralee, on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Star Meets Fans At AIB Tralee Fun Day

March 23, 2016 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

COLM Cooper was on hand to help young people open new accounts at a special fun day at the Castle Street branch on Tuesday morning. The Kerry star chatted and even had a brief kickabout with a fan or two as Minnie and Mickey Mouse watched on. Colm, who will be heading […]

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Colm Copper, takes a shot on against Kildare in the 2015 All-Ireland quarter-final. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Colm Cooper To Release Book For Christmas Market…Could This Be His Final Season For Kerry?

February 25, 2016 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

COLM Cooper looks set to release a book on his career which will be released in time for Christmas. According to a report in Kerry’s Eye today, the 32-year-old attacker is currently working on a book about his life with a Dublin publisher. The news may spark speculation that Cooper, who will […]

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Colm Cooper To Have Shoulder Operation Next Week

Colm Cooper To Have Shoulder Operation Next Week

December 9, 2015 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY star, Colm Cooper, is to have a minor operation on his shoulder next week. The Dr Crokes man will have the procedure in Santry and it is hoped he will be back on the playing fields in January, at the earliest. He is the latest in a long line of Kerry players […]

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Colm Cooper, on his return to championship against Tipperary in the semi-final of the Munster Championship last June. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Colm Cooper Struggling To Understand Poor Final Performance

November 18, 2015 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

WINTERS are colder and longer in Kerry when Sam hasn’t be claimed in September. This unwelcome occurrence brings with it a time of introspection among Kerry football people and Colm Cooper is no different. The Gooch, coming back from injury, admits he was slow to get moving, but was happy with […]

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Finally, Someone Makes Nonsense Of Brolly’s Comments On Colm Cooper

Finally, Someone Makes Nonsense Of Brolly’s Comments On Colm Cooper

September 30, 2015 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

  A ONE time winner of a Sigerson Cup title with IT Tralee has defended Colm Cooper in the national media after a scathing article by Joe Brolly at the weekend. Newstalk 106 GAA pundit, Colm Parkinson, has responded in the Irish Independent to Brolly’s assertions that Colm Cooper  “…is […]

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James O'Donoghue, on the ball in the drawn Munster Final. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Croke Park Brings Out The Best In Colm Cooper Says James O’Donoghue

July 29, 2015 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

  JAMES O’Donoghue says Colm Cooper, will be back to his best in no time and that the Croke Park venue may well be the catalyst to ignite the Gooch’s season. “The Gooch is The Gooch. You just look forward to getting on the field with him. I am sure the Gooch’s form will […]

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Colm Cooper, get's on the ball after his introduction in the second half of the Munster SFC replay against Cork. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Colm Cooper Tells Of Frustration At The Comeback Trail

July 21, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

COLM COOPER made a timely intervention in Saturday night’s Munster SFC final replay against Cork. It was his quick thinking that led to Paul Geaney’s goal, the decisive score of the match to help Kerry towards the quarters finals and avoidance of a rocky qualifier road. Relegated to the bench for both Cork encounters, […]

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Golf Star Praises The Return Of Colm Cooper

Golf Star Praises The Return Of Colm Cooper

June 14, 2015 at 7:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  A WELL-KNOWN golfer took to Twitter earlier today to show his support for a returning Kerry hero. Shane Lowry, who is currently ranked at #55 in the world golf rankings tweeted a quick message about the return of Colm ‘ The Gooch’ Cooper who today made his championship comeback. On his Facebook […]

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Action from Austin Stacks v Waterville in the county league last weekend.

PREVIEW: Stacks To Play Crokes For 2014 County League Title

May 8, 2015 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  Credit Union Senior Football Division One Final Austin Stacks v Dr Crokes Connolly Park, 7pm DUE to Austin Stacks incredible run through the Munster club championship in 2014, last year’s scheduled league final against Dr Crokes had to be postponed. It was decided at the start of the year […]

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VIDEO: Gooch Returned Yesterday…This Fantastic Video Shows How Tough It Was For Him

VIDEO: Gooch Returned Yesterday…This Fantastic Video Shows How Tough It Was For Him

April 6, 2015 at 6:59 pm Comments are Disabled

COLM Cooper made a welcome return to the Kerry team yesterday. He delivered an inch perfect pass to Kieran Donaghy to score a point against Tyrone, but his road to recovery since his cruciate ligament injury last February has been a tough one. Watch this great video by AIB GAA […]

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Gooch Humours The Boys From The West By Posing With ‘Mayo 4 Sam’ Poster

Gooch Humours The Boys From The West By Posing With ‘Mayo 4 Sam’ Poster

March 26, 2015 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY GAA legend Colm Cooper showed he was game for a laugh by posing with a famous Mayo slogan today. The Gooch has broken Mayo hearts many times over the years (see video below) but he went some way to building bridges with the western county, by posing with the boys of St. […]

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Colm Cooper with students of Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí at the Cinemobile at the Fels Point Hotel on Thursday. Photo by Oscar Brophy

PHOTOS: Kerry Star Drops In To Say Hello To Gaelcholáiste Cinemagoers

March 14, 2015 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

  STUDENTS of Gaelcholaiste Chiarraí had a chance to meet Colm Cooper after an Irish language film screening in the Mobile Cinema as part of Seachtain Na Gaeilge. Addressing the crowd at the cinemobile parked at the Fels Point Hotel, Colm said that “events like these are a great opportunity to […]

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Dr Jim O'Sullivan with the painting

Donated Painting Of ‘The Gooch’ Finds New Home In Tralee Library

March 6, 2015 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

AN awe-inspiring painting of Colm Cooper netting the goal against Cork in the 2007 All-Ireland Final has found a new home in Kerry Library. The painting is called “Opening the Floodgates” by Killarney-based artist, Paul Downey. It was bought by Dr Jim O’Sullivan at the Frank Lewis gallery in Killarney, but […]

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