Dooney Second In Autumn Cross Country

Kevin Dooney got his Cross Country season off to an intriguing start taking second place in the Athletics Ireland Autumn Open Cross Country. Dooney was just 36 seconds off winner Sean Tobin with a second Raheny man crossing the line in fifth place as Brian Fay finished 20 seconds down on Dooney. In the senior women’s race Karen Crossan, Orla Manley got their season under way with top 30 finishes,…

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Parkrun Round-Up 21 October

John Dunne won out in Malahide in 16:48, Dermot Coffey took fourth place in 17:56 with Niall Power eighth in 18:20. While Sean Flynn posted 18:41, Paul Frewen 19:36, Stephen Nolan 20:01, Helen Carr 20:33, Denise Kelleher 25:05 and Steven Rowe 26:35. In St. Annes Park John Clarke won out in 17:20 with Wesley Grant second in 17:28. Others who ran in John Clohisey 18:59, Colm Cassidy 19:01, Philip McGovern…

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How A Shamrock Was Planted

The archives have been raided once more as we look back on how our club became, now 60-years ago The late 1950’s a time just before great change was to occur in Irish society. DeValera was Taoiseach, the area between the Howth Road and Sutton Cross was a very barren place. There was no Kilbarrack or Bayside, in fact the opposite side of Foxfield road was the parish of Baldoyle. Archbishop…

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Fit4Life Series Begins October 24

Raheny Shamrock today launched their new Fit4Life series, aiming to involve new comers to running and people returning to the sport. The fit4life series see’s six, two mile races over six consecutive weeks on the popular Raheny course which also hosts the national road relays. The series aims to get people involved in running and develop the social outlet of being a member of an athletics club. “At are heart…

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