Strutt Fastest Over 800

Eoin Strutt posted the fastest 800 metres at the third Dublin Graded Meet of the year in Irishtown Stadium on Wednesday night. The A 800 metre race was split into two races, due to the amount of competitors with Strutt clocking a swift one minute 55.75 seconds for victory Daniel Scully took second place behind Strutt in the same race posting one minute 57.24 seconds. Strutt’s time was marginally faster…

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The History of Irish Marathon Running – Documentary

Raheny Shamrock PRO Dave Hooper has produced a fascinating documentary called History of Irish Marathon Running which will be broadcast on Tuesday next, May 30th at 6pm on Near FM 90.3. Dave has worked on this ambitious project for the last two years and the result is a fascinating hour-long documentary featuring interviews with some of the legendary figures of Irish marathon running including John Treacy, Jerry Kiernan, Catherina McKiernan…

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Mrs. Maura Martin RIP

Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club are saddened to learn of the passing of Maura Martin, mother of Mick Martin. Mrs. Martin passed away on Sunday May 21st in Nazareth House on the Malahide Road. Mrs. Martin’s funeral takes place on Thursday May 25th at 10am in St. John the Baptist church in Clontarf with removal for burial to St. Fintan’s cemetary. Full details available here  

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Leinster Schools Sprint Double for Smyth

Mark Smyth landed the 100/200 double at the Leinster Schools track and field championships in Morton Stadium on Saturday. Smyth broke the tape in the 100 metres in 10.97, two tenths of a second ahead of David McDonnell of CBS Wexford. In the 200 metres Smyth brought the gold medal home in 21.73 seconds this time with a larger stride over McDonald coming home in 22.33 seconds. Hugh Flood (Belvedere…

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