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tissues 29 Nov 2013, 12:54 by JJON Editors

Racing expresses and sporting tissues     D 6.48+: No one knew how he [Lenehan] achieved the stern task of living, but his name was vaguely associated with racing tissues .   U ... Bell’s Life (1851) 13 July, p. 1   or:   Daniel O’Rourke is the horse, now at 100 to 1, another Newminster dodge, but as the money does not go ...

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Lynam 28 Nov 2013, 13:23 by JJON Editors

Popping into Lynam’s   U 10.504-20 : At the Dolphin they halted to allow the ambulance car to gallop past them for Jervis street. - This way, he said, walking ... thing. (Paragraph 646)          Stephen Hand bumps into a ‘telegramboy’ delivering ‘tissues’ in Ulysses: see Racing expresses and sporting tissues elsewhere on this site . Joyce knew the three Nagle brothers who ...

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Gallaher2 30 Aug 2013, 13:25 by JJON Editors

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher   2: Fred’s Brilliant Career with Sport and the Invincibles The Editor of Sport Fred’s big break ... Freeman’s Journal (1888) 2 April      The dominant sport covered by the newspaper was horse-racing. In the earlier part of the century “sport” tended to mean horse-racing or ...

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Michael Hart 28 Nov 2013, 13:28 by JJON Editors

Gallant Michael Hart   U 17.1251-5 : Of companions now in various manners in different places defunct: Percy Apjohn (killed in action, Modder River), Philip Gilligan (phthisis, Jervis Street hospital ... the Dublin newspaper Sport (which was part of the Freeman stable). 3)     As a racing journalist, he characteristically attended race meetings in “flashy attire”. 4)     In “Two Gallants” he wished ...

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off 7 Jun 2015, 12:47 by JJON Editors

All bets are "off"   U 16.1274-81: While the other was reading it on page two Boom (to give him for the nonce his new misnomer) whiled away a ... interpretation.      The Freeman’s Journal for Bloomsday 1904 reports on the previous day’s racing. Here is the betting on the 2 o’clock race (p. 7):   Betting – Evens Andover ...

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Gallaher4 29 Aug 2013, 00:28 by John Simpson

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher   4: Life and death in London There does not seem to be a good reason given in the ... In May 1891 he had left the Sportsman and was advertising his own telegraphic horse-race forecasting business from an address in Piccadilly in London: Fred Gallaher’s Telegraphic Anticipations ...

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Gallaher1 15 Jan 2014, 15:04 by John Simpson

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher 1: Making his way in the world   U 7.626-30: The Great Gallaher […] that was a pressman ... he was mainly known in the sporting pages, and principally through his interest in horse-racing. But soon after he joined the Freeman he was back in Cork demonstrating his ...

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speedpill 31 May 2015, 02:22 by John Simpson

The benefit of speedpills   U 7.1021-2:  D AMES DONATE DUBLIN’S CITS SPEEDPILLS VELOCITOUS AEROLITHS, BELIEF As late as mid-September 1921 Joyce added a second, slightly cryptic ... is familiar with the "speed pill", but that he knows how to get a horse in proper shape and keep him on edge until all that is required of him ...

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aquacity 28 Nov 2013, 13:39 by JJON Editors

Aquacity: awash with watery thoughts       U 17.236-40 : What reason did Stephen give for declining Bloom’s offer? That he was a hydrophobe [...] disliking the aqueous substances of glass ... 1909), p. 80       But stronger evidence for its currency in Dublin comes from a racing report in the Irish Independent newspaper for 27 February 1908:   An Irish Day. A dismal ...

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Gallaher3 30 Aug 2013, 13:26 by JJON Editors

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher   3: More practical jokes and international sport   Another publication and a sensational hoax Fred’s publishing ventures had ... hoax Fred’s publishing ventures had been well received ten years earlier by the racing fraternity in Ireland and now he brought out another racing guide for Irish tipsters. This ...

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