Archive for the Sport Category

SPORTSCO Wins Friendliest Business Award

SPORTSCO Wins Friendliest Business Award

SPORTSCO was awarded with the ‘disability friendliness award’ at the ‘JCI DUBLIN FRIENDLY BUSINESS AWARDS’ in the Mansion House on 17th June 2013. SPORTSCO provides programmes designed to enhance people’s health and wellbeing, in an enjoyable, friendly and relaxed atmosphere, […]

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A New Kind of Bridge?

A New Kind of Bridge?

The sporting legacy of Ringsend and Irishtown has been given a boost following the recent promotion of local team Bridge United to the AUL Sunday Second Division. Keen to nurture the community pride the area is notorious for, Michael Grant […]

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Batting the Lashes

Batting the Lashes

Cricket is not a sport which comes readily to mind when thinking of school P.E. classes, but on June 12th this year the Railway Union Sports Club held the inaugural Leprechaun Cup for girls’ cricket, with eight different schools participating. […]

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Railway Union Summer Camp for Kids

Railway Union Summer Camp for Kids

Railway Union RFC, in conjunction with Leinster Rugby, will host a Summer Camp from 1st to 5th July in Railway in Park Avenue, Sandymount. This camp is aimed at players (male and female) aged between 6 and 12 and costs […]

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New Club President for Monkstown Football Club

New Club President for Monkstown Football Club

Local Sandymount resident Gerry Hegarty, left, has been elected President of Monkstown Football Club for the 2013/2014 Season. The former Irish Army officer will be the 81st president in the club’s 130 year history. “I consider it a very special […]

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Stade Français comes to Sandymount Hotel!

Stade Français comes to Sandymount Hotel!

Muscular Gallic rugby hunks in bright pink shorts were de riguer as Stade Français based themselves in Sandymount for their Amlin Rugby Final clash with Leinster in the RDS Arena. Sadly, for the visitors, it was “Bon Voyage” as they […]

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The Fontenoy Files

The Fontenoy Files

True grit shown by Senior Hurlers Clanna Gael senior team have recorded one win, one loss and one draw in the championship. Their win against high-flying Setanta was an epic battle with the Fontenoy lads showing true grit and determination […]

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St Patrick’s CY Update

St Patrick’s CY Update

It’s that time of the year again folks, Spring is in the air and the hectic football mid-week period is almost upon us. The latter stages of league and cup competitions are in full swing and I’m delighted to report […]

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Fontenoy Files

Fontenoy Files

Despite adverse weather conditions during the month of March, Clanna Gael underage hurling and football have recorded a number of stunning victories, in recent weeks, for both boys and girls. The high level performances at different age levels is further […]

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Bringing on the Green

Bringing on the Green

Kelsey Reynolds (late 20s) from Ringsend and Tara Kelly (early 30s) from Donnybrook got the chance to participate in one of O2’s ‘Bring on the Green’ campaigns during Ireland’s bid to win the Six Nations. Reynolds and Kelly became official […]

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