What’s in a name? The origins of some of Ireland’s strangest club names74324Adobe CQNiallKerins O'Rahilly's are a Gaelic Athletic Association club from Tralee County Kerry, Ireland. They are based in the Strand Road area of the town. They are in Division 1 of the county league which they won in 2006. The O'Rahilly was one of the rebels to die in the Rising in Dublin 1916. The Kerins name is from an IRA member executed by the Irish Govt after he assassinated a Dublin policeman in Ballyboden long after the country had gained independence. Dungiven hurling club are called The Kevin Lynch's. The football and hurling clubs were one until 1981 when Kevin Lynch (an Irish National Liberation Army volunteer from Dungiven) died on hunger strike, and the hurling team changed its name as a mark of respect.