Honouring the Howard Name

Croom and the Howard name is synomonous with the Maigueside and recently the daughter of Limerick’s famous hurling star Garrett Howard five All Ireland medals, who’s daughter Liz Howard was honoured recently as the Tipperary person of the year award .liz-howard.jpgLiz would have close connections and would have visited the Maigueside in her schooldays and teens .Liz Howard is the President of Cumann Camogaiochta na nGael (Camogie).Because of her fathers role as a Garda she resided in different areas of the country during his time in the Gardai.Liz was born in Carrick On Suir ,the Howard family resided in Feakle for a period in the early 50’s ,Liz and her sisters were very influential in setting up the Camogie teams in Co.Clare.The Howard family returned to Newtown in Tipperary near Roscrea where she won Munster and National titles in 1977.Liz joined the Civil Service and then went to Aer Lingus where she took up a management position ,later she became PRO of the Tipperary Co Board during the 80’s, she  was also a sports panellist on the Sunday GAA sports reviews of the day. Liz Howard’s role as President of the Camogie will come to an end next year,Croom and the Maigueside District are very proud of the role that the Howard families have played in the sporting fields  at local and national level of administration in the GAA.Liz is cousin of  Garrett ,Martin ,Billy ,John ,Anthony, Sally and Kathleen .
See our previous post on Garrett  

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