Archive for the Sport Category

Railway Union Ladies Hockey Team win Leinster Indoor League 2019-20

HookHockey.com Lily Lloyd’s perfectly placed double saw Railway Union retain the Leinster Women’s Indoor League as they withstood Muckross’s late rush in the final at St Columba’s. She opened the scoring when Orla Fox picked her out on the edge […]

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Lansdowne back to winning ways with new head coach

By Kathrin Kobus Things are picking up again for Lansdowne FC. After a string of losses last October and November in the AIL since the Clontarf away game on the 29th November, the trend is upwards again. For that game […]

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Bumper start to the year at Clanna Gael Fontenoy

By Felix O’Regan Clanns go to Croker The New Year got off to a bumper start at the club – not on the playing pitch as is usually the case, but in the form of a mass exodus to Croke […]

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Quo Vadis … FAI

BY Kathrin Kobus Trouble was mounting at the end of 2019 for Irish football especially off the pitch. What has come to light in recent weeks and months makes for uncomfortable reading regarding the future of the whole organisation. John […]

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Shields, Cups and Medals

BY Kathrin Kobus The end of the playing season finally arrived at Clanna Gael Fontenoy on the afternoon of the 7th December.  Just after 3pm a huge cheer could be heard across Sean Moore Park. Clanns u16 boys had won […]

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Clanna Gael Fontenoy

There’s a sense around the club that Christmas has come early this year, such has been the level of success both on and off the playing field. Not that such success has been easily achieved. On the contrary, the tremendous […]

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Charlie O’Hagan The Entertainer

By Gavan Bergin Charlie O’Hagan was born in Buncrana, County Donegal in July 1882. He was raised in the village of Linsfort, where his father ran the local shop. As a boy, Charlie played football and by the time he […]

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Campaign ends, problems remain

By David Prendeville And so Ireland’s EURO 2020 qualifying campaign concluded with Ireland having to enter the play-off games in March, needing to win both of those, to get in to the tournament we are co-hosting next summer. This campaign […]

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Ireland’s hope is on the PlayOffs

BY Kathrin Kobus A win yesterday would have guaranteed direct qualification but it wasn’t to be. Nevertheless the performance of McCarthy’s team showed actually attacking football. What was lacking the ability to convert the chances into goals But the “We […]

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Polar Plunge comes back to Sandycove

BY Kathrin Kobus Special Olympics Ireland are hoping for a blue sky and sunny day for their annual Polar Plunge fundraiser on November 30th, the day before the first candle is lit for advent. Special Olympics Ireland invites “Those who […]

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