Courtesy of John McGuinness.
John McGuinness, a halfback with the Currin Football Team, was
named Player of the Year for 1994. The team was
sponsored by Connolly’s Bar. Mr. Dermot Bettie, chairman
of the club, presented the award at a pub in Scottstown,
Co. Monaghan, Ireland.
John is the son of John James and Jane McElroy McGuinness of
Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, grandson of
John and Alice Tinneny McGuinness of Derryelvin, Co.
Fermanagh, great-grandson of
James and Maryann McEntyre Tinneny, Newtownbutler, great-great-grandson of John “Big John” and
Margaret McAdam Tinneny, great-great-great grandson of
and great-great-great-great grandson of Thomas Tinneny
(1734-1807) all of Goladuff.