Clohisey Leads Raheny Home At Dublin Marathon

Mick Clohisey landed the 2018 National Marathon title taking sixth place in the Dublin marathon in two hours 15 minutes 58 seconds. Clohisey time makes him the fastest national marathon champion since Tommy Hughes in 1991 as he becomes the third Raheny Shamrock man to win the national marathon title. “It was my First time to run Dublin, the home town” explained Clohiesy. “I was really looking forward to this…

28/10/2018
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Mick Clohisey Wins National Marathon Title

Mick Clohisey has won the national marathon championship winning gold in 2:15.57 and finishing sixth in the Dublin Marathon. Mark Kirwan took 10th place in the Dublin Marathon  and fourth in the national championship in 2:17.36. Cillian O’Leary was third Raheny man home in 2:24.35. Unofficially that combination would take silver in the team championship. Tara Kennedy Monks was first Raheny woman home in the Dublin marathon in 2:56.34. Full results later….

28/10/2018
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Women’s Team Land Leinster Gold

Lucy Barrett led Raheny Shamrock home to the Leinster women’s novice championship by a stunning 34 points. Barrett took ninth place and was following very closing home by Zoe Quinn in 10th with Orla Manley 12th and Camille Mortamet 18th, just 20 seconds separating the team. Nadine Donegan of Tullamore Harriers took outright gold, some 39 seconds clear of Lucy Barrett. For the record, Dunboyne took the silver medals on…

27/10/2018
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The First Captain’s Log

The club’s first real captain, founder member Paul O’Connor recalls the beginning of Raheny Shamrock 60 years ago. In April 1958, on the “Drum battery” train from Amiens Street to Raheny, a staff member of the Evening Press, Paddy Boland who lived in the newly built Avondale Park, was discussing Raheny Sport. Boland regretted that 18 Months after Ronnie Delaney had won the Olympic 1500 metre gold medal in Melbourne,…

25/10/2018
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