Peter Brazel’s Golden Summer of 1971

Remembering Peter Brazel’s Golden Era He recalls with great clarity that Sunday in July 1971. Early rising, mix of adventure and excitement. They loaded up the Ford Cortina. Turned right out of Ennafort and headed towards the City Centre. There was no M50 back then, it was a swathe of farmland out the North County. Bound for Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, flask and sandwiches, enough to feed an army. And Swiss…

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Professor Kingston Mills of Athletic Fame

With all this available time on our hands we all find ourselves looking at far more Television than is customary. TV listings, which I once Green binned with undue haste now receive the respect once reserved for Fixture lists. A realisation that there is only so many times you can revisit Premier League Years and How The Open (pick a year) was Won, has made the latest SKY Sports subscription…

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Club Statement – Covid 19 Update

Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club note the announcement of An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the extension of measures in relation to Covid-19. Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club are in full support and agreement to these new measures to take effect until April 19 2020. As such we regrettably announce the cancellation of the following club events; Female Athlete Forum – April 4 Club Table Quiz – April 9 The Battle of Clontarf…

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Club Statement – Covid-19

The government has announced that all schools will close until March 29th. The decision takes effect from 6pm today applies to all schools and third-level institutions. As a direct result of the government’s decision, Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club is suspending all training for the foreseeable future. The Winter League Races are also suspended until further notice. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. Athletes should liaise direct with their…

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