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|Born||7 May 1974|
Kilmainhamwood, County Meath, Ireland
|Professional||1994–1997, 1998–2001, 2003/2004|
|Highest ranking||84 (2003/2004)|
|Highest||126 (2001 Welsh Open qualifying)|
He is a former Irish champion. In the 2000 World Snooker Championship Gilcreest won six games against Philip Seaton, Simon Bedford, Robin Hull, Karl Burrows, Jimmy Michie and Stefan Mazrocis to reach the final qualifying round, losing 10-6 to Billy Snaddon.
Colm Gilcreest also plays gaelic football with Kilmainhamwood GFC. He plays in the right corner forward position and is number 13.
- "Gilcreest into World Amateur final". RTÉ. 8 November 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.