1891 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1891 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Dublin (1st win)
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Cavan
Championship statistics

The 1891 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was the fifth staging of Ireland's premier Gaelic football knock-out competition. Dublin were the champions.[1][2]

Representative clubs[edit]

From 1887 until 1891 the club champions represented the whole county.

County Club
Cavan Cavan Slashers
Cork Clondrohid
Dublin Young Irelands
Kerry Ballymacelligott
Kildare Mountrice Blunts


Connacht Championship[edit]

There were no entrants from Connacht.

Munster Championship[edit]

Cork 2-5 – 0-2 Kerry

Cork 1-5 - 0-4 Waterford

Leinster Championship[edit]

Dublin w/o - scr. Kildare

Ulster Championship[edit]

Cavan 3-9 - 0-0 Antrim
Referee: James Lennon

Cavan 0-7 - 0-1 Armagh
Referee: Connolly

Game was replayed due to an objection.

Cavan 1-11 - 0-0 Armagh

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

Dublin 3-7 - 0-3 Cavan
Referee: Patrick Larkin (Galway)

Dublin 2-1 - 1-1 Cork
Referee: T.J. Whelan (Laois)

Championship statistics[edit]


  • Dublin win both their first Leinster and All Ireland titles.
  • Cavan win their first Ulster title.
  • Dublin played the All-Ireland Semi-Final and the All-Ireland Final on the same day. The 1891 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final between Kerry and Wexford was played between the two football matches. [4]


  1. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2011-07-03. 
  2. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2011-07-03. 
  3. ^ "The Freemans Journal", 29 February 1892, p. 7
  4. ^ "The Irish Press", 10 February 1965, p. 12