The aftermath of the games highlighted the fragile nature of relations between the Irish Olympic Council and the FAIFS. There had been a mix-up over deadlines for the submission of […]

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The team consisted of Paddy O’Reilly (Athlone Town), Jack McCarthy (Bohemians), Bertie Kerr (Bohemians), Tommy Muldoon (Athlone Town), John Joe Dykes (Athlone Town), Ernie McKay (St James’s Gate), Michael Farrell […]

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The Dubliner won both of his matches in the group stage of the singles competition, although it may seem curious that one of the rubbers was a best-of-five-set affair, while […]

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The mid-1950s were definitely grey. A coalition government had gained power from Fianna Fáil. The unemployed workers marched in the streets but there were no jobs for them. Many workers […]

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Lucania bicycles were manufactured by John O’Neill at the Lucania works in South King Street, Dublin. An advertisement for the Lucania in a 1911 edition of Sinn Féin carried the […]

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