Archive for the Sport Category

Lydia sprints to victory

Lydia sprints to victory

With all the traffic buzzing around Ringsend these days, it’s a brave person who takes to the streets on two wheels. But local athlete Lydia Boylan not only managed to manoeuvre her bike down Thorncastle Street, she kept going all […]

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Swimming gala kicks off aquatic season

Swimming gala kicks off aquatic season

The ESB swimming club gala has kicked to next summer’s National Finals. Over the weekend of the 12th and 13th of November at Sportsco on the South Lotts Rd, swimming clubs from all over the country attended this long-running aquatic […]

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Support local legend at Irishtown House

Support local legend at Irishtown House

Irishtown House is inviting residents of Dublin 4 to support Ringsend’s own local legend Sean Gannon this Sunday November 6th. Gannon and his teammates in Dundalk FC will be going up against Cork City FC in the in the FAI […]

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Clanns Celebrate Championship success

Clanns Celebrate Championship success

What a time it’s been of late at Clanna Gael Fontenoy. Two of our ladies teams have won championship titles, while a number of our under-age teams have also been making good progress through their respective championship competitions. We have […]

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Defying the odds

Defying the odds

With hockey pre-season underway, thoughts turn to the new season, but also to the highs and lows from the season past. Now and again a sporting achievement stands out because of its uniqueness. A special occasion where winning against the […]

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An Taoiseach opens new facilities at Old Wesley

An Taoiseach opens new facilities at Old Wesley

Here in Old Wesley, Donnybrook, we are delighted to be celebrating our 125th anniversary this year, having been founded in 1891. We have just opened our newly-refurbished clubhouse on September 24th, with An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, performing the honours. […]

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Railway Union News – Strong preparation for a tough season ahead

Railway Union News - Strong preparation for a tough season ahead

Since early August both Railway Union Mens and Ladies Hockey squads have put in a strong preparation for an exciting second season of the elite All Ireland Hockey Leagues sponsored by Ernst and Young. The leagues got under way on […]

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Alf Ringstead: The right man

Alf Ringstead: The right man

Alf Ringstead was born in County Dublin in 1927, the son of well-known English jockey Charlie Ringstead. He grew up in the football heartland of north-west England, and by the time he was fourteen he was playing for Everton’s junior […]

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Ringsend Park talent

Ringsend Park talent

Ringsend Park and astro pitch are a magnet for talented soccer players and with its recent improvement with an on-pitch spectator zone and bike racks, the area’s sporting attraction is only going to increase. It’s an ideal location to attract […]

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An honour to wear the green

An honour to wear the green

On the walk up to the Aviva, on the Shelbourne Road before the kick-off for the Ireland vs Oman friendly fixture, the crowd were enjoying one of the last few warm evenings of the year. This game was not only […]

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