Archive for the Sport Category

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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Great GAA Games

Great GAA Games

Down through the years Ringsend has produced many sporting personalities of all kinds; soccer, hurling, yachts men, skiff rowers, greyhound racers and boxers. People marched in marching bands and Irish danced. The group I want to highlight are a GAA […]

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Go on the Bridge!

Go on the Bridge!

Bridge United played Donaghmede on the 10th of March on the all weather pitch in Ringsend Park. Donaghmede went ahead in the first few minutes then Bridge United came back to win 2-1 in a hard fought game which put […]

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New President at Railway Union Cricket Club

New President at Railway Union Cricket Club

LOCAL resident Elaine Coburn has been elected president of Railway Union Cricket Club for 2013. She is the first woman president in the 109 years of the Club and with the new season at Park Avenue starting in mid-April, she […]

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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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