Morton Games Mile 1958. Image Courtesy of Clonliffe Harriers.
21 Jul 2015

Morton Moments: 1958 and the Magic of the Mile

What: Morton Games, International Track and Field Where:Morton Stadium Santry, Dublin When: Friday July 24th – International programme from 7 p.m. (pre programme from 5.30 p.m.) The Morton Games takes place this Friday night. An event named after the great Billy Morton, an entrepreneur and promoter the likes we have never seen.

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Ronnie Delany celebrates taking the 1956 Oylmpic 1500m title
20 Dec 2014

Archives: Delany’s triumphant Olympic return (Part 2)

This is part two of Delany’s story and is taken from PJ Browne, The Villanova/Irish, 1950-2015. It will be published as an ebook in the Spring of 2015. Part one can be found here. Preparing For Melbourne How important was Jumbo Elliott to the Olympic success of Ron Delany? It’s

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Ronnie Delany celebrates taking the 1956 Oylmpic 1500m title
19 Dec 2014

Archives: Delany’s triumphant Olympic return

On 19 December 1956, Ron Delany finally returned to Ireland with his Olympic Gold medal. This is part one of his story and is taken from PJ Browne, The Villanova/Irish, 1950-2015. It will be published as an ebook in the Spring of 2015. Ron Delany Ron Delaney’s career at Villanova

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08 Feb 2014

1st in a series: Measuring the US scholarship system

By Joe Conway @joeaconway Olympic qualification for Irish athletes is not and should not be the only yardstick by which the American athletic scholarship system is measured. Many Irish athletes who come stateside would not have made the Olympics no matter what country they pursued an athletic career. This writer

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