Global football superstars lined up for a special Tribute Match and Gala Dinner for the former Manchester United & Celtic Player, Liam Miller.
Manchester United Legends
Republic of Ireland & Celtic Legends
Tuesday 25th September 2018
Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork
Kick off 3pm
Match Tickets SOLD OUT
Those who have already purchased tickets for the event will be issued with a replacement ticket, located in the Páirc Uí Chaoimh South Stand.
Instructions will be issued directly in due course byto customers on how to swap these tickets.
Black Tie Gala Dinner with Panel Discussions
Live Auction on the night
Tuesday 25th September 2018
Cork City Hall
Drinks Reception 6.45pm
Tables of 12 – SOLD OUT
Individual Tickets to event not available.
Our Online Auction has an array of fantastic prizes up for grabs, with a particularly special money-can’t-buy type experience from Manchester United and plenty of other highly exclusive prizes.
Use this rare opportunity wisely, and register for free using the instructions below.
Online Auction will conclude at 10:30pm on Tuesday, 25th September.
Online Silent Auction Registration :
To Register via SMS
- Text: liam followed by your full name
- To: 0861800308
- Example: liam Brad Pitt
- Follow the registration link you are sent from GalaBid to login and place bids.
Please note: capitals are not needed
To Register via browser
- Visit: galabid.com/liam
- Click on the ‘register’ button
- Enter your details and click ‘submit’.
- You will then receive a text to your mobile phone with the link to the auction catalogue and a passcode. Use the passcode to login on any browser or click the link in the text to be automatically logged in on the browser on your smart phone. You are now ready to bid.
Liam William Peter Miller (13 February 1981 – 9 February 2018)
Liam began his career with Celtic – signed by Willie McStay in May 2000 and was later loaned to Aarhus in 2001. He returned to Celtic Park and became a regular under Martin O’Neill in the first-team squad during the 2003–04 season before moving to Old Trafford in 2004. During his time playing with Manchester United Liam made 22 first-team appearances.
He enjoyed an excellent season on loan with Leeds United during the 2005–06 season. In 2006 he signed for ex team mate and boyhood hero Roy Keane at Sunderland and remained in the North East for three years , followed by a short stay at Queens Park Rangers in 2009. Liam joined Hibernian in the September of that year before moving Down Under in 2011 to represent a number of Australian Football clubs including Perth Glory, Brisbane Roar and Melbourne City.
In 2015, Liam joined his hometown team Cork City for a season before moving to the United States where he wound down his career with Wilmington Hammerheads in North Carolina. He then began his coaching career in the USA.
Internationally, Liam represented the Republic of Ireland at every level from U15 right the way through to Senior. He was an integral part of Brian Kerr and Noel O’Reilly’s U16 European Championship winning team in Scotland 1998 and played another hugely important role for the U18 side who finished 3rd in the European Championships in Sweden a year later. He made his senior debut in 2004 against the Czech Republic. He earned 21 senior caps over the next five years.
He is survived by his loving wife Clare and his three young children Kory, Leo and Belle.
“Liam Miller, a decent man. Liam Miller, an honest man. Liam Miller, an honourable man. Liam Miller, a gas man, Liam Miller, a sportsman. But most of all…
“Liam Miller, a family man.” – Dan Sheedy, Liam’s brother in law as part of his eulogy at Liam’s funeral
12.45pm Turnstiles open
1.45pm Live music – Liam O’Connor and Christy Dignam
2.20pm Teams warm up
2.30pm Barrack Street Band entertainment, followed by the Presidential Salute
2.55pm National anthem by Darragh McGann, supported by Barrack Street Band
2.59pm A Minute’s Silence for Liam Miller, RIP
3.00pm Match Kick-off
3.50pm Éire Óg Girls and Boys Under 12 Hurling and Football games, across the pitch
4.05pm Second Half
4.50pm Full Time
4.51pm Lap of Honour
ACCESSING THE STADIUM
There will be a number of road closures in the Páirc Uí Chaoimh area and public access to the stadium by car will not be permitted.
Public transport should be used where possible. In particular, for those traveling from outside the city, a suggestion may be to park in Railway Stations such as Midleton, Mallow etc and use the Iarnród Eireann train service to bring you the final leg of your journey to Cork City Centre.
City Centre parking facilities will be available on match day. A specially run Bus Éireann Shuttle bus is operating from Lapps Quay bringing supporters directly to PUC area. The service will start from 12pm, with a 5-10 min frequency.
Public parking will be available east of the city at Mahon Point Ice Skating Rink site, Blackrock GAA Club and the Cork Camogie Grounds.
These routes are serviced by the 215A bus (leaving from Johnson and Perrott with drop off at Páirc Uí Rinn) and the 202 bus (leaving from stop adjacent to Mahon Point Omniplex Cinema) dropping supporters off nearer to the ground.
From this area also, supporters have easy access to the Mahon/Blackrock railway walkway, which will bring pedestrians right up to the stadium grounds (approx. 20mins walk).
Further information available at – http://paircuichaoimh.ie/pairc-ui-chaoimh-match-day-info/
Michael O’Flynn (Chairman)
Transport To The Match
www.TravelMaster.ie are the official transport partners for the Liam Miller Tribute match and will be running bus services from Counties; Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Tipperary, Limerick, Carlow & Laios.
Travel Master will donate €2 from each ticket sold directly to the Liam Miller fund.
To help reduce inner-city traffic and congestion on the day, both Gardai & Pairc Ui Coaimbh advise the use of public transport to the match.
To Book Your Bus Seat Visit https://goo.gl/shHftk