Archive for the Sport Category

Old Wesley take on Armagh in All Ireland League in Donnybrook

After a five-week gap Old Wesley returned to AIL rugby in January with a return fixture against City of Armagh at Donnybrook. Prior to kick-off both teams and spectators observed a minute’s silence in memory of Paddy Bewley, a Life […]

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History Making at Railway Union

Railway Union Football Club has registered a girls only team in the Dublin District Soccer League (DDSL) this year, for the first time in the club’s 117 year history.   Railway Union Football Club was founded in 1904 as a senior mens football club.  […]

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Clanna Gael

Jonathan Neilan While delayed by Covid, we are now proud to announce our new gym and fitness studio, in partnership with Movement Fitness, who operate and manage the fitness facilities on behalf of the club. The Movement Fitness team runs personal […]

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THOMAS ‘BUD’ AHERNE Part Three

Gavan Bergin “Bud will always be remembered as one of the greats” (The Limerick Leader) On September 21st 1949, in front of a 50,000 crowd at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England played the Republic of Ireland at home for the first […]

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Muckross Junior Hockey Club

Muckross Junior Hockey Club caters for over 400 children from 1st Class in primary school up until 4th year in secondary school. The club returned to training in August and the Committee ensured that all training sessions complied with Hockey […]

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Old Wesley Beat Malone 16-11 in All Ireland League

Ken Brown On a bright and breezy November afternoon in Energia Park, Donnybrook, Old Wesley scored their fifth consecutive victory in this year’s All Ireland League Div. 1B with a narrow and hard fought 16-11 over visitors from Belfast, Malone, […]

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Celtic footy legends at Sheriff Street YCFC’s 50th anniversary

Celtic footy legends at Sheriff Street YCFC's 50th anniversary

Geneva Pattison Last Friday, Celtic Football Club legends, John Hartson and Brian McClair, officially launched Sheriff YC Football Club’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, which are due to take place officially next year. The pair also made the exciting announcement next year, […]

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Stephen Kenny’s World Cup Campaign Ends on a High Note

David Prendeville Ireland’s World Cup Qualifying campaign finally concluded last month, leaving fans with a genuine sense of hope for this team and what Stephen Kenny can do going forward. It would have been nigh on inconceivable last March, when […]

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THOMAS ‘BUD’ AHERNE Part Two

Gavan Bergin “Bud Aherne was a sportsman to his fingertips” (The Limerick Post) Bud Aherne made his international debut for the Republic of Ireland against Portugal in Lisbon on June 16th 1946. Although the Republic lost that match 3-1, Bud […]

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Clanna Gael Highlights 70% Reduction in Carbon Footprint

Jonathan Neilan As part of Dublin’s Climate Action week, Ringsend Irishtown Sustainable Energy Community (RISEC) and Clanna Gael Fontenoy, in conjunction with the City of Dublin Energy Management Agency, organised a walking tour of the RISEC area.  The event was […]

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