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…

24/05/2017
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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  

23/05/2017
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Senior Men & Master Women Capture Terenure

Mick Clohisey was just piped for the Terenure Five mile title as Peter Brandon-Somba winning out by just two seconds. Clohisey second place along with Cillian O’Leary’s fifth place set up the senior men for team victory with the master’s women team also taking gold. Clohisey clocked 24 minutes and 10 seconds for victory just two seconds behind Dunboyne’s Brandon-Somba. Cilian O’Leary took fifth place in 25:51. Ciaran McCarthy took 16th…

14/05/2017
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Smyth Helps Ireland to Euro Under 20 Relay Mark

Mark Smyth helped the Irish junior 4 x 100 metre relay team gained the European under 20 championships qualifying standard. Smyth helped the Irish team to a time of 41.2 seconds, Smyth already has the individual B standard for European under 20’s take place in Grosseto, Italy in July. At the BMC in Solihul Kieran Kelly took seconds place in the 1500 metres A race with a season opener of…

14/05/2017
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