Archive for the Sport Category

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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Gaza soccer kids visit Sandymount

Gaza soccer kids visit Sandymount

Children from the Al-Helal Academy, a soccer academy set up in the battered and beleaguered Gaza Strip, enjoyed a visit to the Dublin 4 area and played football with representatives of Shamrock Rovers on Sandymount Strand on Saturday July 30th. […]

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Great day for Hope Cup

Great day for Hope Cup

This year’s Hope Row took place on Saturday, September 10th. Now in its fourth year, the event is hosted annually by Stella Maris Rowing Club to raise money for good causes. Beneficiaries this year are St Vincent’s Oncology Unit in […]

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Out of the West

Out of the West

The fourth annual Dublin Currach Racing Regatta took place recently on Sunday August 7th, hosted this year by St. Patrick’s Rowing Club. The event, which is now an established date in the diary for rowers in the Coiste Lár na […]

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Jumping in the City: the road to Rio

Jumping in the City: the road to Rio

For the second year, Jumping in the City, a series of show-jumping tournaments in association with Horse Sport Ireland set around Greyhound stadia and grandstands in Limerick, Cork and Dublin, took place in Shelbourne Park Stadium in the Ringsend area […]

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Wakeboarding Tour to visit Grand Canal Dock

Wakeboarding Tour to visit Grand Canal Dock

For the second stop of the current Wakedock Grassroots Tour, cable wakeboarders from Ireland and the UK will descend upon the Grand Canal Dock. Organised in association with Industry Wake Parks, the event will run from 9am to 6pm on […]

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