Archive for the Sport Category

Bob Fullam and the Great K.O.

Bob Fullam and the Great K.O.

Bob Fullam was born in 1897. He was a naturally brilliant footballer and by the time he was 21 he was playing the game professionally. Fullam was a forward, an attacking player and an extremely prolific goalscorer, but no lightweight. […]

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Support Railway Union in Europe

Support Railway Union in Europe

Railway Union Hockey Club are holding a Table Quiz this Friday at 7.30pm to help raise funds for their bid in next year’s EuroHockey Championships. The EuroHockey Indoor Club Challenge will be taking place in Rotterdam from the 13th to […]

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Nutrition Meets Sport

Nutrition Meets Sport

A Sandymount resident has begun making a name for himself by becoming closely involved with Irish Ultimate Championship fighter Conor McGregor. James Statham of Paleo Meal Deliveries, a resident of Sydney Parade, has become a key figure in the former […]

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Ireland – Champions in 1914

Ireland – Champions in 1914

This year marks the anniversary of a particularly important year in our soccer past. 100 years ago, on the 4th of April 1914, Ireland won the British Home Championship. This tournament, contested by England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, was first […]

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Round the World with Clodagh

Round the World with Clodagh

If you have ever dreamt about whether or not it would be possible to sail around the world, Ringsend native Clodagh Whelan (pictured bottom right) is well placed to give you a first-hand account, as she recently competed in the […]

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Swim the M50!

Swim the M50!

Following the launch of five Dublin City Council Centres with the new brand of Dublin City Council Sports and Fitness Centres, swimmers are invited to Swim the M50! The Swim the M50 challenge will be taking place on Wednesday the […]

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Irishtown Athlete Selected for the Special Olympics World Games

Irishtown Athlete Selected for the Special Olympics World Games

Irishtown Special Olympics Club member Timothy Morahan has been fortunate to be selected for the World Games in 2015 in Los Angeles. This will be Timothy’s second World Games, as he was selected for Athens 2011, and attained a silver […]

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The Fastest Men in the World

The Fastest Men in the World

On your marks, get set, bang! As the starter’s gun rang out, 82,000 people rose to their feet. The din was deafening. A billion people sat glued to TV, including yours truly. This was the final of the Olympic Games […]

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Super Games Centre at Clanna Gael Fontenoy

Super Games Centre at Clanna Gael Fontenoy

The Clanna Gael Fontenoy club is both pleased and proud to have been selected by Croke Park as just one of 10 locations nationwide for a national pilot programme called Play to Stay. With research showing that a high percentage […]

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Clanna Gael Fontenoy in full swing

Clanna Gael Fontenoy in full swing

The Clanna Gael Fontenoy Club has been a veritable hive of activity since the return of players and parents after the lengthy summer break. The Academy for the very youngest of players is bustling in ‘the cage’ every Saturday morning, […]

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