1956 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship

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1956 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Dublin (5th win)
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Leitrim
Provincial Champions
Munster Limerick
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Donegal
Connacht Leitrim

The 1956 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship was the 25th staging of the All-Ireland Minor Football Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county Gaelic football tournament for boys under the age of 18.

Dublin entered the championship as defending champions.

On 7 October 1956, Dublin won the championship following a 5-14 to 2-2 defeat of Leitrim in the All-Ireland final. This was their fifth All-Ireland title overall and their third in succession.[1]


All-Ireland Minor Football Championship[edit]


Championship statistics[edit]


  • In the provincial championships there are a number of firsts as Donegal and Limerick win the respective Ulster and Munster titles for the first time.
  • Dublin become the first team to win three successive All-Ireland titles.


  1. ^ "All-Ireland Minor Football Championship: Roll Of Honour". RTÉ Sport. 19 November 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2011.