Archive for the Sport Category

Railway Union Cricket Club Annual Dinner October 19th 2013

Railway Union Cricket Club Annual Dinner October 19th 2013

Photo: Long-time members Cyril and Des Stirrat enjoying the Dinner. Photo: Susheel Kumar receives Player of the Season Award for 4th X1 from Franz Savino in recognition of an outstanding season. Both pictures courtesy of Patrick Dowling.

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St Louis and Newpark to the fore at Railway Girls Schools 7s

St Louis and Newpark to the fore at Railway Girls Schools 7s

St Louis and Newpark claimed the Senior and Junior trophies respectively at the Railway Girls Schools 7s recently. Having been beaten in the final last April, St Louis were determined to go one better this time around. They accounted for […]

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Railway Union Ladies Prepare to Compete Again in Europe!

Railway Union Ladies Prepare to Compete Again in Europe!

Current Irish Hockey League and Irish Senior Cup Champions Railway Union comprehensively beat local rival Pembroke Wanderers in the Dublin 4 Derby on November 16th. Railway scored first from an Emer Lucey corner strike, with Kate Lloyd getting the second […]

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We Love Our Town

We Love Our Town

A meeting took place on November 20th in Clanna Gael Fontenoy about an Area Action Plan for the Ringsend and Irishtown area. Clanna Gael Fontenoy has been involved in discussions over the past year with a number of people with […]

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Are You Running in the Dark Tonight?

Tonight, thousands of people will run in the dark with the intent of raising funds & awareness for a charity of their choice and to fund the search for a cure for spinal cord injury. There are 5 official locations […]

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Two Minutes with Katie Taylor

Two Minutes with Katie Taylor

Olympic Champion Katie Taylor will host a second fight night in The Mansion House on 29th November as part of her ‘Road to Rio’ preparations for next year’s IABA World and European Championships and ultimately the 2016 Olympics Brazil. Katie […]

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The Leinster V Connacht Match is Gonna Be a Howl

The Leinster V Connacht Match is Gonna Be a Howl

Leinster Rugby are going all out for Halloween with a ghoulish theme set to take over the Leinster V Connacht game at the RDS. The event, officially titled the Halloween Thriller Event, happens on Saturday October 26th with kick-off at […]

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Barking Mad?

Barking Mad?

As with all things in life, Shelbourne Park has changed somewhat throughout the years. The former football ground, beside the Dodder River, is now better known for the noble sport of greyhound racing than goal scoring. Yet this sport has […]

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Cricket, Lovely Cricket

Cricket, Lovely Cricket

To celebrate the Gathering, Pembroke Cricket Club held a reunion for its past members in May. The event included a gala dinner and a memorabilia exhibition in the club’s grounds. The organisers requested that members bring old photographs or other […]

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Railway Union RFC

The new season is well and truly underway at Railway Union RFC, with men, women and underage teams all back at training since July. Sunday 8th September saw the launch of the Railway Locos, the minis programme which caters for […]

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