Jim Aherne

Jim Aherne
Personal information
Irish name Séamus Ó hEachtairn
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Centre-forward
Born 1922
Clonakilty, County Cork
Years Club
1940s–1950s Clonakilty
Club titles
Cork titles 6
Years County Apps (scores)
1943–1948 Cork 9 (5–9)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 2
All-Irelands 1
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 18:21, 12 April 2012.

James "Jim" Aherne (born 1922) was an Irish Gaelic footballer who played as a left wing-back for the Cork senior team.

Aherne made his first appearance for the team during the 1943 championship and was a regular member of the starting fifteen over much of the next decade. During that time he won one All-Ireland medal and two Munster medals.[1]

At club level Aherne was a multiple county championship medalist with Clonakilty.


  1. "Clonakilty GAA history". Clonakilty GAA website. Retrieved 10 April 2012.

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