24 September-County Down wins Senior All-Ireland Football Championship

The County Down Senior Gaelic Football Team has won the All-Ireland Football Championship on five occasions. The All-Ireland Football Championship is an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland. The final is played annually at Croke Park in Dublin in late September.

The first victory for County Down was in 1960. The team won the title again in 1961, defeating Offaly 3-6 to 2-8. A crowd of 90,556, the biggest ever to attend Croke Park watched the Co Down team come from behind to win their second All Ireland Football Championship.

The County Down Senior Gaelic Football Team won the All-Ireland Football Championship in the year 1961 On This Day.

GAA – Croke Park Stadium by Visentico / Sento on 2008-02-24 20:43:15

 

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