1979 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship

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1979 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship
Championship details
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Dublin (8th win)
All-Ireland Finalists
Losing team Kerry
Provincial Champions
Munster Kerry
Leinster Dublin
Ulster Down
Connacht Mayo

The 1979 All-Ireland Minor Football Championship was the 48th 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.

Mayo entered the championship as defending champions, however, they were defeated by Dublin in the All-Ireland semi-final.

On 16 September 1979, Dublin won the championship following a 0-10 to 1-6 defeat of Kerry in the All-Ireland final. This was their eighth All-Ireland title and their first title in twenty championship seasons.[1]


All-Ireland Minor Football Championship[edit]



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