Days Like This

Club is family. Never underestimate it. We all have a deeply embedded need to belong. To be part of something that is for the greater good. To help, to contribute, to take part, to be involved. Yesterday in St Anne’s Park Raheny, the spiritual home ground of Raheny Shamrock, the family had a gathering like no other. It started early. January can be bleak. But the second Sunday means the…

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Solid Start from Men’s and Women’s Teams in Indoor League

The Raheny men’s and women’s teams made solid starts to the national indoor league after day one in the national indoor arena. The women’s team finished in sixth place with 45 points, Charlotte Wingfield taking second place overall in the 200m’s in 24.92 seconds. Lucy Barrett finished third in the 800 metres in 2:21.05. Katie Flanagan Walsh collected an important three points in the 60m posting 8.71 seconds. The 4x400m…

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Raheny Rule The Dublin Masters Cross Country

It was another great day in the history of Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club as the club landed 10 gold, five silver and five bronze. The haul saw the club land the inaugural Pat Hooper Cup as the most successful club at the championship. In the women’s race there were gold medals for Adrienne Atkins (0/55), Mary Lynch (O/70). Silver for Sarah Quigley (O/40), Orla Gormley (O/55), Jean Dunne (O/60) and Patricia…

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Dublin Masters Preview

What is it about the Dublin masters cross country? Ask any club captain? Try cobbling together a team for the Dublin Senior last October, the Leinster Masters next week or the National Intermediate next month. It’s a gargantuan task? Niggles, birthday parties, long runs in preparation for a Marathon months away are all trotted out. When you do get them on board you wince with dread every time the next…

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