Archive for the Sport Category

Philip Orr Elected President of the IRFU

Philip Orr Elected President  of the IRFU

At the Annual Council Meeting of the Irish Rugby Football Union on July 14th, Philip Orr was elected President for the forthcoming season. This is a great honour not just for Philip but for Old Wesley as he follows in […]

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Local Racquet Has Strong Aims

Local Racquet Has Strong Aims

Squash Link is an initiative to involve young girls and boys from Ringsend and further afield in sport. This is done through the sport of squash. They play in the Sportsco facility, which is located in South Lotts Road, Ringsend. […]

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Canadian rugby team visit Clanna Gael

Clanna Gael Fontenoy GAA club are hosting a juvenile camogie demonstration for some of the Canadian Women’s Rugby team this afternoon at their grounds in Irishtown. The Agenda for the session is as follows: 3:30pm-3:35pm – Welcome remarks from each […]

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Jolly hockey sticks

Hockey has perhaps unfairly garnered a reputation for being a sport of the upper classes. Not so in the Americas of course where the frozen version is played by people of all social backgrounds. The field variety is a lot […]

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Ringsend’s Boylan back in Ireland

Ringsend's Boylan back in Ireland

Ringsend native and twice Irish national road race champion, Lydia Boylan, is back in Ireland to take part in a couple of major cycling events this week. Yesterday saw Boylan defend her road race title in Wexford, and next weekend […]

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Clanna Gael Fontenoy supporting the community in many ways

Clanna Gael Fontenoy supporting the community in many ways

We welcomed a delegation of public and community representatives to the club on a Saturday morning recently. They took the opportunity to see plenty of training activity in the academy and out on the pitches; but also to hear how […]

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Railway Union News

Railway Union News

Railway Men’s Indoor team bring home silver from Europe! As 2016 national champions, Railway’s Indoor Hockey team had to make a very long journey to Alanya in Turkey to compete in the Indoor Club Challenge competition during February but returned […]

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Eddie Gannon: a joy to watch

Eddie Gannon: a joy to watch

Eddie Gannon was born in 1921 and grew up in Pearse House flats on Pearse Street. He was football mad and became known as ‘a good little player’. When he left school at fifteen, he worked at the Hammond Lane […]

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Game on again at Lansdowne

Game on again at Lansdowne

Lansdowne Lawn Tennis Club was officially reopened on March 4th. It has been refurbished to the tune of €1.2 million and it is the club’s sixth refurbishment. The club dates back to 1875, when it was founded by Henry Dunlop. […]

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Night run coming to Dublin

Sunday 23rd April sees the return of the Virgin Media night run through the streets of Dublin. Organised by the Athletics Association of Ireland, the race covers 10K and will start at 9pm from North Wall Quay. It’s expected that […]

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