Michael Delaney RIP

It is with great sadness that Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club announces the death of our friend and member Michael Delaney. Michael died yesterday May fourth after a long illness very bravely fought. Michael was a latecomer to the sport. He soon made up lost ground and turned out to be a formidable Marathon runner. In 2017 he won his category in the Dublin City Marathon. Prior to joining Raheny Shamrocks…

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Virtual League Round One

Round One of Raheny Shamrock Lockdown League 2020 took place over the May Bank Holiday weekend. The race was a lung busting one mile (all ran in accordance with all government guidelines). We had 90 participants from all over Dublin, Leitrim, Donegal and as far away as London and Syria. Well done to all that participated. Round two will be held 15th-17th May and is a two miler. Pos Name…

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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 until May 18. We also welcome the publication of the governments “Roadmap for reopening society & business” and the plans for a return to sporting activities. While we welcome the proposed date of June eighth for a return to small group training (Phase two of plan), the club are…

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Throwing out a Strong Message

Isolation and social distancing. Cocooning. Flattening the curve. Welcome to the world of a Thrower. So you fancy yourself to throw a Hammer, Discus, Javelin or putt a Shot far into the distance. Brace yourself for rejection. Prepare yourself for the Health and Safety book being fired at you from all corners. Think outside the box, work on your 20/20 vision. Better still see what confronts you when you try…

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