A Tribute to Pat Hooper

Long-serving club member Ray McCormack has penned a tribute to Pat Hooper, our leader, mentor and friend who made his final journey today. Walking with a Giant Was it the welcoming words he spoke to you when you joined the club? Was it the medal he placed around your neck after your first success? Was he the friendly face you saw when you thought you failed? Was it the opportunity…


Funeral Details Pat Hooper RIP

The funeral details have been announced for the late Pat Hooper RIP. Reposing at his home on Tuesday afternoon, October 13th, from 4pm to 8pm. Current Government and HSE guidelines will apply. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to St. Vincent De Paul or GOAL. Due to current Government advice regarding public gatherings, Pat’s Requiem Mass will be private for family only. Club members are asked to assemble at…


Pat Hooper RIP

It is with total shock that Raheny Shamrock AC report the passing of club treasurer and beloved friend Pat Hooper. Pat, who represented Ireland at the 1980 Moscow Olympics in the marathon, was a stalwart in the club for many years which led to him launching the Raheny 5 mile, the Lord Mayor Series and the Battle of Clontarf 10 mile. Pat was also an active coach passing on his…


Dublin Juvenile XC

Another great turn out for the second Dublin cross country leagues in the Phoenix Park. 19 young athletes performed superbly on a glorious sunny day. Big shout out to the under 9 girls who turned up in huge numbers! Keep up the good work kids!