These cards were included with packets of
Player`s Cigarettes in the 1930`s.
This is a card of Glorious Event, Mick
The Miller`s sire, who was owned by Mr PJ Meehan
from Portlaoise, Co Laois.
PJ Meehan was the last Member of
Parliament for Queen`s County (now Co Laois) and the
first State Solicitor for County
He was also one of the founders of the
Irish Coursing Club.
Glorious Event won the Irish Cup at
Clonreher Castle, Maryborough (Portlaoise) in 1920.
Front of Card
Back of Card