John “Johnny” Egan was born in 1939, in Doon, County Offaly, Ireland and died on December 14, 2015.
He was an Irish Gaelic footballer.
He played as a left corner-back for the Offaly senior football team.
Johnny first excelled at Gaelic football in his youth.
Egan arrived on the inter-county scene when he first linked up with the Offaly minor team.
Johnny Egan made his senior debut during the 1957–58 league. Egan went on to play a key role for over a decade and won two Leinster medals on the field of play.
Egan was an All-Ireland runner-up on two occasions.
At club level Egan began his career with Doon before later playing with Ballycumber and Kickhams in Dublin.
During his years as a footballer, he made 35 championship appearances for Offaly.
Egan retirement came during the conclusion of the 1970-71 league.
Johnny Egan passed away at 76 yrs old.