Martin Carey

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Martin Carey
Personal information
Irish name Máirtín Ó Ciardha
Sport Hurling
Position goalkeeper
Born (1974-06-30) 30 June 1974 (age 46)
Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Occupation Car dealership owner
Years Club
Young Irelands
Club titles
Kilkenny titles 2
Years County Apps (scores)
Kilkenny 0 (0-00)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 3
All-Irelands 1
All Stars 0

Martin Carey (born 30 June 1974) is an Irish hurler who played as a goalkeeper for the Kilkenny senior team.[1]


A brother of one of the all-time greats of hurling D. J. Carey, he joined the team during the 1995-96 National League and was a regular member of the team until his retirement from inter-county hurling after four seasons. An All-Ireland medalist in the minor and under-21 grades, Carey won an All-Ireland winners' medal in the senior grade as a substitute. Martin also won 2 Leinster Senior Colleges; 2 All-Ireland Senior Colleges; 1 Minor All-Ireland; 3 Leinster Under 21; 1 All-Ireland Under 21.[citation needed]

At club level Carey is a two-time county club championship medalist with the Young Irelands club.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Interview: Martin Carey". Hogan Stand website. 24 May 1996. Retrieved 1 September 2012.