(born 26 February 1981 in Cork Ireland
) is an Irish
sportsperson. He plays hurling
with his local club St. Finbarr's
and has been a member of the Cork
senior inter-county team since 2003.
Curran plays his club hurling and Gaelic football
with the famous St. Finbarr's
club on the south side of Cork city. He first came to prominence as a dual player
at under-age levels, however, he enjoyed little success in the minor or under-21 grades.
In 2007, after fifty years of playing in the top flight of the county senior football championship
, St. Finbarr's were relegated to the intermediate level. This grade of football did not pose and problem to Curran's side, as they reached the final in 2008. St. Vincent's
provided the opposition on that occasion, however. 'the Barr's' were held to a draw. The replay a week later was more conclusive. St. Finbarr's won by 2-13 to 0-14, giving Curran a county premier intermediate championship
Minor & under-21
Ronan first came to prominence on the inter-county scene as a dual player in the late 1990s. In 1998 he was a key member of the Cork minor hurling team that reached the provincial decider. Clare
provided the opposition on that occasion, however, they proved no match for a superior Cork side. A 3-13 to 0-8 trouncing gave Curran a Munster
minor hurling winners' medal. Cork later qualified for the All-Ireland final against arch-rivals......