Archive for the Sport Category

First Junior Soccer Team of Edenmore

First Junior Soccer Team of Edenmore

Dublin Corporation built the Edenmore Estate in around 1964. Most of the families came from the inner city. It was and still is a vibrant place to live. Edenmore became a very strong community and lots of parents became active […]

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Brugh Boys Manchester Reunion

Brugh Boys Manchester Reunion

Fifty years ago, I wrote to the Manchester Evening News in the hopes of developing connections with a youth group there to arrange a series of football matches, both at home and away. I was contacted by a Dubliner living […]

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St Pat’s CY Update

St Pat's CY Update

We hope all our followers and sponsors had a nice Christmas and New Year break. As part of the festivities the club, in conjunction with our partners Sally’s Return and the C.Y.M.W.S, organised a free senior citizens Christmas dinner which […]

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St Patrick’s CYFC

St Patrick’s CYFC

We begin this issue with the news that after five fantastic years at the helm first team manager John Young has decided to step down, the announcement in early October was unexpected but work commitments must come first. The club […]

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Fairytale Starts for Railway’s Newest Teams

Fairytale Starts for Railway's Newest Teams

If Carlsberg did season openers, they might just look to Railway Union’s newly-fledged Under 21s and Women’s teams for inspiration. The U21s side travelled to Clane for their first ever line-up in a 10-a-side tournament. Although the weather wasn’t ideal, […]

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Old Wesley RFC

Old Wesley RFC

Now that Katie Taylor has helped put women’s boxing on the map, Old Wesley RFC are planning the same for the oval ball game by launching Women’s and Girl’s Rugby! It is our goal to cater for both experienced players […]

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‘Divo’-tion to the Game

'Divo'-tion to the Game

Ciaran Divney from Sandymount is one of the most promising local all-round sportsmen. On the Gaelic football pitch he is one of Clanna Gael Fontenoy’s most consistent performers in their quest for senior status, but not by his own admission. […]

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Olympic Days

Olympic Days

What a great Olympic Games. London certainly came up trumps and our very own team Ireland were magnificent. I first became interested in the Olympics when my mother bought me The History of the 1948 Games in Craddock’s bookshop in […]

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League Legends Recalled

League Legends Recalled

In days gone by, League of Ireland often threw together some great local derbies, Shelbourne and Rovers would be a big one. In our young days in Whelan House (the first flats in Ringsend) we were divided as to who […]

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Get Ready, Get Set, GoCar

Get Ready, Get Set, GoCar

Last week I had a drive in a new car which offers a new concept in car ownership in Ireland. We have always been obsessed with owning a car, but now with the recession we have become more aware of […]

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