25 Oct 2013

Sonia recalls causing a stir on the streets of Dublin

Sonia O’Sullivan caused a stir at the Dublin Marathon in 2000 as she toed the line at the last minute after her heroics at the Sydney Olympics and duly won her maiden marathon voyage in 2:35:42. Here the Cobh legend recalls how her surprise debut over the marathon came to

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29 May 2013

A tribute to Con Houlihan

I still think about Con Houlihan every morning when I wake up. It is morning – well, mid-morning – as I start to write this column. This used to be the customary start of our daily ritual of tea and toast and Sky Sports News on mute. Frank Greally introduced

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29 May 2013

Reflections on Con Houlihan

“The pony express always comes through,” Con Houlihan would often say with a wry smile after we finished a newspaper column. I unwittingly joined the pony express in Martin Street in the Winter of 2007. I was 24 when I walked through the door of Con’s house for the first

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