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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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Dava – Dave O’Brien President of Glen Rovers

The passing of Glen Rovers president, Dave O’Brien last Sunday morning was very much the end on era for the club. It is not just that he was president of the club, or that he has given over 70 years … Continue reading

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