Archive for the Sport Category

Railway Union RFC Update

Railway Union RFC Update

A new and exciting rugby season has begun in Railway with an abundance of new players looking to build upon the many successes (and fun!) achieved last season. They kicked off the 2015/16 season with a trip down to Mullingar, […]

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Railway Union Cricket remain in Division 1 for next season

Railway Union Cricket remain in Division 1 for next season

Railway Union 1st X1 had a strong finish to the Leinster Division 1 League with big wins over Merrion C.C. by 94 runs and Malahide C.C. by 6 wickets in a re-arranged 20 over match. The win over Merrion on […]

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Clanna Gael Fontenoy ladies win league and championship

Clanna Gael Fontenoy ladies win league and championship

It may not have been the best of summers, but the somewhat disappointing weather has not got in the way of things for many of our teams – if recent results are anything to go by. First up is our […]

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St pats CYFC Update

St pats CYFC Update

So we embark on another season of Leinster Senior League football and thanks to the heroics of last spring in particular, we once again find ourselves competing amongst the elite of the amateur game. The 18 point haul earned between […]

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Love on the lawn

Love on the lawn

Recently NewsFour visited Dublin’s friendliest and best tennis club, Claremont Railway Lawn Tennis Club in Sandymount. Claremont LTC merged with Railway Union back in 1982, but Claremont’s roots go back a further hundred years to when it was founded in […]

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William ‘Sacky’ Glen: Born To Defend

William ‘Sacky’ Glen: Born To Defend

William Mathew Glen grew up in Somerset Road, Ringsend and was so good at football that he was playing for Shamrock Rovers when he was only 16, and before he was 20 he made a name for himself with Rovers […]

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The Brugh Padraig Boys’ Club

The Brugh Padraig Boys’ Club

The Brugh Padraig Boys’ Club was opened in 1942 by Archbishop John Charles McQuaid. It was run by the Legion of Mary. It catered for boys aged 14-18. Activities included woodwork, metalwork, arts and crafts, boxing and physical training. Each […]

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Amazons in Dragon Boats

Amazons in Dragon Boats

Down on Hanover Quay on a beautiful sunny Wednesday evening NewsFour spied a sight straight out of the Last of the Mohicans – what looked like a 40-foot kayak being rowed towards us by 20 Amazons! The boats were spectacular. […]

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Special wins for locals

Special wins for locals

A very special event to honour some very special people took place in August. The location was the 4th Port Sea Scout Den at Derrynane Gardens, Bath Avenue; the people were some of our heroic athletes who took part in […]

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Joshua, 10, jumps ahead

Joshua, 10, jumps ahead

The annual Dublin Horse Show didn’t fail to impress this last August as the usual five-day festival demonstrated its annual flair and wide selection of horse competitions and demonstrations, which didn’t fail to satisfy the horse lovers of this world. […]

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