• Dec 23,2018

Ballydesmond saluted inter county career of one of Cork's finest ever footballers Donncha O'Connor at a special tribute night with  in Ballydesmond Community Centre.

Well wishers from both sides of the county bounds flocked to salute the Cork star who announced his retirement in the wake of Cork’s 2018 championship exit in Portlaoise when defeated by Tyrone.

The Ballydesmond legend reached the pinnacle of a fantastic career in 2010 on helping the Rebels win All-Ireland glory. A proven campaigner of raw quality Cork Chairperson Tracey Kennedy, Billy Morgan, Conor Counihan and many others spoke of Donncha as a brilliant and exciting player to watch. Read special feature on Donncha on Christmas Eve edition of "Evening Echo".