About Ulster Sports Museum

The Ulster Sports Museum Association was formed to assist with the creation of a high quality Ulster Sports Museum which will record and celebrate the achievements of Ulster's sportsmen and sportswomen.

The museum will:-

Who's Who on the Committee

Dame Mary Peters President
Mr Ronnie Spence Chairman
Mr Nigel Carr Vice-Chairman
Mr Brian Morrison Hon Secretary
Mr Mervyn Farley Hon Treasurer
Mr Malcolm Brodie Board Member
Mrs Joan McCloy Board Member
Mr Sidney McDowell Board Member
Mr Trevor Parkhill Board Member
Mr Norman McNarry Board Member
Ms Anne McReynolds Board Member
Mr Robin Walsh Board Member
Mr Ryan Feeney GAA representative
Mr Roy Cathcart IFA representative
Mr David Humphreys Ulster Rugby representative

Patrons of the Museum

Ulster's Sporting Heroes

Joey Dunlop

William Joseph "Joey" Dunlop, OBE (February 25, 1952 - July 2, 2000), was a world champion motorcyclist from Ballymoney in Northern Ireland, best known for road racing.

Janet Gray

Until Janet discovered the world of water skiing and her life was dramatically transformed! By sheer determination and love of the sport Janet reached the pinnacle of disabled water skiing.

Mary Peters

Dame Mary Elizabeth Peters, DBE, DL (born 6 July 1939) is a former Olympic Gold Medal winning British athlete, competing mainly in the pentathlon and shot put.

Jack Kyle

John Wilson Kyle (born 10 January 1926, Belfast), commonly referred to as Jackie Kyle, is a former rugby union player who played for Ireland, the Lions and the Barbarians during the 1940-50s.

Wendy Houvenaghel

Wendy Louise Houvenaghel (born Wendy Louise McLean, 27 November 1974) is a British racing cyclist from Upperlands, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, riding on both the road and track.

Barry McGuigan

Finbarr Patrick McGuigan MBE (born 28 February 1961), known as Barry McGuigan and nicknamed The Clones Cyclone, is a former Irish professional boxer who became a world featherweight champion.

Mike Bull

Michael ("Mike") Bull (born 11 September 1946, Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a retired male pole vaulter and decathlete from Northern Ireland.


Travelling Exhibition

Donegal County Museum, Letterkenney

From Present to January 2014

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