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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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Clanna Gael Fontenoy marks a great year

Clanna Gael Fontenoy marks a great year

As is customary, the club ended the year by honouring the stand-out achievements of a number of our people during 2016. The club’s annual Christmas dinner was once again chosen as the occasion to present the worthy recipients with their […]

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Railway Union Sports Club News

Railway Union Sports Club News

Bowling Club gears up for 2017 The 2017 Bowling Season is just around the corner, and Railway Union Bowling Club has much to look forward to. The First Team will be competing in the very competitive and challenging BLI (Bowling […]

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Arthur the Great

Arthur the Great

Arthur Fitzsimons was born in 1929 and lived in Penrose Street in Ringsend. He grew up to become perhaps the most exciting Irish footballer of his time. He played schoolboy football for the famous local club, Johnville FC, and it […]

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UCD gearing up for Rugby World Cup

UCD gearing up for Rugby World Cup

Since the announcement in 2015 that Ireland was to be the location for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup, the host of the pool stages, UCD, have been counting down to this momentous event. Despite the fact that Ireland were […]

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Neymar’s Five-A-Side hits Dublin

The second edition of “Neymar Jr’s Five”, held previously in Northern Ireland has arrived in Dublin. The tournament made an instant impact in its debut year in 2016, with more than 10,000 teams and 65,000 players in 47 countries vying […]

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