On Sunday, the winner of the Co-Op Superstores Senior A Hurling Championship, will be presented with the Jim Forbes cup. Jim was a former Chairman of the Cork County Board between 2003 and 2005. and also served in roles as PRO (1997 – 1999) , Vice-Chairman (2000 – 2002) and Youth Officer (1989 – 1991) in his native county. At provincial level, he was elected PRO of the Munster GAA Council in 2008 for a three-year term.
At the time of his death, Jim was the Treasurer of the Carrigdhoun division and the Chairman of the Rebel Óg central region along with being a Vice -President of Cork GAA.
He was a member of the Carrigaline club and also previously served as Chairman of the GAA’s Central Appeals Committee.
The Jim Forbes cup was presented by the Carrigdhoun division to Cork GAA this week.