Austin O'Malley is a Gaelic football player for Wicklow and St Patricks. O'Malley won the Dublin Senior Football Championship with UCD in 2006. The Louisburgh native was involved in a transfer process which brought him to St. Vincents in Dublin. The story was leaked to Dublin newspaper, the Metro. Austin works as a teacher in St. Benildus College, where he uses the strength and ambition that he gained from years on the training pitch to discipline and motivate the pupils. In 2011 he joined Wicklow town club St Patrick's and the Wicklow county team. In 2014 he transferred back to his native club Louisburgh in Co Mayo.