Cormac McAdam

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Cormac McAdam
Personal information
Sport Gaelic football
Position Goalkeeper
Born 1968/1969 (age 52–53)[1]
Nickname "Cat"[2]
Years Club
Lisnaskea Emmetts
Donegal Boston
Years County
c. 1990s[3][4]

Cormac McAdam (born 1968/9) is a former Gaelic footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Lisnaskea Emmetts and the Fermanagh county team.[1][3]

Nicknamed "Cat", he captained his county to an All-Ireland B Football Championship in 1996.[2] The Irish News described McAdam as "arguably Fermanagh's finest-ever goalkeeper".[4]

McAdam also played for Donegal Boston.[5]

He later broke his back while working for a plastering company and became confined to wheelchair as a result.[1] He is married to Christine and they have three children.[1]


  1. ^ Jump up to: a b c d "Cormac doesn't let disability get in the way of his golfing!". Fermanagh Herald. 9 May 2015.
  2. ^ Jump up to: a b "GAA legends feature in book". The Sligo Champion. 22 June 2019. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  3. ^ Jump up to: a b Reid, Philip (31 May 1999). "Fermanagh's promise realised". The Irish Times.
  4. ^ Jump up to: a b Crossan, Brendan (29 May 2015). "A rainy day in Irvinestown when Fermanagh shone". The Irish News. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Donegal Boston come of age". Hogan Stand. 16 July 2009. Retrieved 16 July 2009.
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