Paul Curran - Dublin GAA Star, Radio pundit, Media Personality and After Dinner Speaker
A former Irish Gaelic Footballer with Dublin at Inter-county level and Thomas Davis at Club level, Paul is well respected within the GAA community for his career as a player and manager.
A native of Dublin, he is the son of an All-Ireland winner in Noel Curran who was full forward on the Meath team that lifted the Sam Maguire in 1967. Throughout his career Paul proved a valuable and versatile asset to his county and played his part in a very successful period throughout the 90’s for Dublin football.
His media and television credits include occasional punditry on RTE’s The Sunday Game, where he shares his insight and opinions on the game today.
He has worked, in conjunction with JGA Sports Agency, on many projects including the Vodafone Dub Hub on FM104.
Paul experienced much success in his GAA career. His list of County achievements include an All-Ireland Senior Football Championship (1995), six Leinster Senior Football Championships (1989, ’92, ’93, ’94, ’95, ’02) and two National Football League’s (1991, ‘93). He has also been an All-Star for Dublin on three occasions (1992, ’95, ’96) and in 1995 was awarded the Texaco Footballer of the Year Award.
His success at County level was mirrored at club level as he formed an integral part of the of the famous Thomas Davis team that dominated between 1989 – 91 by winning three Dublin Senior Football Championships in a row.
Paul is currently the manager of Ballymun Kickhams and has led his team to glory by lifting the 2012 Dublin Senior Football Championship, an accolade he has now won as both a player and a manager. Previously, he had formed part of Jim Gavins backroom team with the Dublin Under-21 team.