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JACK LYNCH RAISED SPORTING FLAGS AND HORIZONS OF MANY

In a boy’s world of the 1920s, be it Shandon Street or anywhere in the world, money was not the main currency; athletic ability was. The boy who could run the fastest, climb the highest or puck the sliotar furthest, was king.

Jack Lynch could do all of these. His prowess was partly due to his natural athletic ability, partly due to the regular meals – which a regular wage provides, partly due to his home environment and partly due to the education provided by the nuns of St Vincents and the Christian Brothers of the North Monastery. Continue reading

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Rugby in Munster – A Social and Cultural History by Liam O’Callaghan

There are no tickets available for next Saturday’s Heineken Cup game between Munster and Castres at Thomond Park. This is the norm for the Heineken Cup. It has been so since Munster’s first run to the final in the 1999/2000 … Continue reading

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Best North Mon Hurling team part II

Last night I finished my look at the North Mon’s Harty Cup hurling history at 1943. At that point the school had accumulated 10 titles and it’s role as a leading hurling nursery was firmly established. The team I picked … Continue reading

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THE BEST HURLING TEAM OF THE NORTH MON

Part 1 of a two-part piece that tried to select the best team of hurlers from the North Monastery School in Cork. Continue reading

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