Archive for the Sport Category

SARI Soccerfest 2014

SARI Soccerfest 2014

Enjoy a multicultural weekend of sporting Fair Play with SARI Soccerfest in Phoenix Park this weekend! The largest intercultural seven-a-side football tournament in Europe, Soccerfest has been running since 1997 to work against racism and discrimination, to promote dignity and […]

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Local Sandymount Resident to Take Part in 230km Charity Cycle

Local Sandymount Resident to Take Part in 230km Charity Cycle

This years annual Equinox Charity Cycle will take part on September 27th. It will be a gruelling 12 hour slog across the country, testing the cyclists’ endurance with 230km of road between Clontarf and Youghal in county Cork. The cycle […]

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Global Ireland Football Tournament 2014

Global Ireland Football Tournament 2014

See the Cedar Cliff Colts take on Penn Manor Comets as the Global Ireland Football Tournament 2014 kicks off! Before the Croke Park Classic on Saturday between Penn State and the University of Central Florida, the UCD Bowl will play […]

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Valentine’s Days

Valentine’s Days

In a World Cup year, conversation will often turn to the question of who were the greatest footballers ever to have played for Ireland. Debate can be fierce, and everyone will have their own choice of those who should or […]

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Stella Maris Extends Thanks

Stella Maris Extends Thanks

As the end of the rowing season is fast approaching, we are getting ever nearer to the annual Hope Cup/Row event. The Hope Cup/Run competition is a new event that was kickstarted last year by The Stella Maris Rowing Club […]

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The History of An Old Club

The History of An Old Club

You might assume without reading Dominic Branigan’s historical account of the sporting club, Clonliffe Harriers (Original Writing €20), that it’s another bland historical book. Instead, what you get is a well-written and researched account of a club that began way […]

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Patrick O’Connell of Barcelona

Patrick O’Connell of Barcelona

In the 1950s, my mother often spoke of Mrs Streake and her long-lost son Sean. In the late 1930s, Sean left for Spain to fight Franco’s fascists in that ugly civil war. Mrs Streake had shops in Richmond Street, Kelly’s […]

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Bowlers and Batters Blitz Irishtown

Bowlers and Batters Blitz Irishtown

Following the success of the Irish Senior Cricket team at the 2007 Cricket World Cup, the sport has enjoyed a renaissance of sorts in the nation’s capital, and nowhere is that revival more evident than in the Dublin 4 area. […]

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Clanna Gael Fontenoy are Féile Champions

Clanna Gael Fontenoy are Féile Champions

Our U-14 players have given the club plenty to cheer about in recent weeks. They captured the Division 4 Féile title in football, and the club came close to making it a double, just losing out in extra time in […]

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St Patrick’s CYFC Update

St Patrick’s CYFC Update

Well that was close, panic over – for now at least, CY live to fight another day. Actually, in the end, survival in the top flight of the Leinster Senior League was secured with three league games to spare. On […]

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