Road Art 5

‘Squires’ Gannon

Bill ‘Squires’ Gannon, who played in the Kildare All-Ireland Senior Football Championship winning football team in 1927 and 1928, the first captain to raise the newly minted Sam Maguire Cup in 1928, and the only team to win two All-Ireland SFCs with the same fifteen players.
Sculpted by English artist Mark Richards, the statue of Squires with the Sam Maguire cup was unveiled in the Market Square, Kildare town on Sun 25 September 2022 by GAA president Larry McCarthy.

By Gerard Cunningham

Gerard Cunningham occupies his time working as a journalist, writer, sub-editor, blogger and podcaster, yet still finds himself underemployed.