Tag Archive: Croke Park

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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Sep 20

The Reluctant Volunteer: The story of John Dutton Cooper

All Ireland football final (replay) 1938

“…some practical demonstration of the nations gratitude to one who took a risk in its hour of need.”      On Sunday  the 23rd October 1938, at a less than full Croke Park, the crowd saw a tightly fought replay between Galway and Kerry in the All Ireland Football Final. With minutes to go and trailing …

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Oct 02

Croke Park CoderDojo – Classes begin

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Croke Park Stadium CoderDojo     CoderDojo computer coding classes are held in Croke Park for children aged between 7 and 17 who live within a 1.5km radius of the stadium. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to each class. Entry to the class is by ticket only and tickets are made …

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Nov 20

BLOODY SUNDAY 1920, THE G.A.A. AND ‘STONEWALL’ JACK O REILLY

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Bloody Sunday 1920, the G.A.A. and “Stonewall” Jack O’Reilly November 21st 1920 will be forever remembered in Dublin as Bloody Sunday. The events of that day were to lead to 31 deaths in the City, and are amongst the most notorious incidents of the era. In a co-ordinated series of early morning attacks the I.R.A. …

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