Category Archive: sport

Dec 13

Willie Dwyer retirement get together – Wednesday 14th December @ 7pm


Willie Dwyer is retiring After many years of service to East Wall Youth , Willie Dwyer is retiring this month .  All former volunteers and club members from earlier times are invited to come to the youth club on Wednesday 14th December between 7pm and 9pm to give him a good send off. All welcome to come along …

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Sep 30

“COME ON DUBLIN” – 60 year old song by local supporter

Dublin Versus Derry 1958

“Tramp, tramp, tramp our captain’s marching, marching off Croke Park to Hogan stand, For the Cup of Sam Maguire so light up the old bonfire, And celebrate the victory sweet and grand” As Dublin prepares to face Mayo in the 2016 All Ireland replay, we are delighted to reprint this 60 year old song, cheering …

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Apr 08

Sean O’Casey Theatre – 1916 Centenary programme

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Oct 09

MANNINGS – Supporting East Wall / Bessborough FC

  A very big thank you to Mannings , supporting the local community through their sponsorship of East Wall / Bessborough FC. It’s great to see companies contributing to an area they are working in , their support can make a big difference to local groups and sport clubs.  Very much appreciated .

May 17

EAST WALL FESTIVAL: 1975 – 2015 “…the soundtrack of your life”.

Cover of the original 1975   brochure

  “Music is the soundtrack of your life.” On this date four decades ago there was great excitement in the locality. The people of East Wall were busy preparing for the first Festival, just three weeks away. And if music does, as the quote says, provide a soundtrack for our lives , then this is …

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Dec 06

St Marys Camogie Team , East Wall 1920′s

01 st Marys Camogie Team KELLY TIES

This amazing photograph shows the St Marys Camogie team in the 1920′s . They are practiscing on a local field known as the “Kelly ties” . Look closely and you will see that this is roughly where the Dublin Corporation houses on Russell Avenue were built a few years later (and still stand). The houses …

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Nov 19



Sep 21

EAST WALL YOUTH – CLUB TIMES (from September 2014)


    Current club times for East Wall Youth , at St. Mary’s Youth Club :    Drop-in Clubs:   Mondays: 5.30 – 7.00pm ……………………….. Early Club (ages 9 – 12) girls& boys   7.30 –9.00pm ………………………..  Late Club for teenagers (13+) Boys & Girls at secondary school level   9.15 – 10.15pm …………………….. Night Owls …

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Sep 22

Sporting heroes of 1938 recalled as the Dubs win All Ireland 2013


As Dublin celebrates the return of Sam Maguire, there’s no better time to remember some of our own local heroes. East Wall has a proud history of sporting triumph and here is a great reminder from the Evening Herald in April 1938. As has been pointed out by Larry Redmond, ever knowledgeable on our sporting …

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Aug 21



INVITATION YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO OUR RELAUNCH EAST WALL WATER SPORTS GROUP WILL RELAUNCH IT’S EAST COAST ROWING SKIFF ON SATURDAY 24TH AUGUST Start at 1.30PM Refreshment after at the Epicentre Eastpoint Business Park The skiff has been restored by Patsy Whelan shipwright with Dublin Port Company with the help of St. Michael’s House …

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