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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 ...

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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 ... obtain money and credit at the bar. 2)     He worked for the Dublin newspaper Sport (which was part of the Freeman stable). 3)     As a racing journalist, he characteristically attended ...

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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 ...

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Conneff 11 Oct 2016, 06:04 by John Simpson

Wondrous little Thomas Conneff from the short-grass county of Kildare    U 12.173-82: From his girdle hung a row of seastones which dangled at every movement of his ... the local Kildare meets, and they would have spotted the talented little Clane runner.       Sport (1888) 7 January, p. 6   Racing in Dublin In the following year (1886) Conneff burst ...

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tissues 31 Jul 2018, 12:35 by John Simpson

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 ... tissues .   U 7.387-90: Lenehan came out of the inner office with the Sport’s tissues. – Who wants a dead cert for the Gold Cup? He asked. Sceptre with ...

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Gallaher 30 Aug 2013, 02:13 by John Simpson

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher                        1      Making his way in the world                                                         From Cork to Dublin                                                    A plucky rescue                                                    Life as a racing ... society credentials                                                    Family matters and a little ruse                  2     Fred's Brilliant Career with Sport and the Invincibles                                 The Editor of Sport                                            Fred Gallaher and the Phoenix Park murders: Skin ...

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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 ... why Fred took his family to London and jettisoned his job as Editor of Sport. Ellmann says that “ because of some scandal [he] was obliged to go to London”, 1 ...

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Captain Buller 28 Nov 2013, 13:33 by JJON Editors

Captain Buller: that prodigious hit to square leg   U 5.560-1 Still Captain Buller broke a window in the Kildare street club with a slog to square leg.   The ... total of 1,458 runs in 28 innings, at an average of 69.4 (Sport (1899), 30 September, p. 8). He later went on to play for Ireland for many ...

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pet lamb 25 Mar 2019, 09:41 by John Simpson

Pet lambs in Dublin   U 10.1134-6: Myler Keogh, Dublin’s pet lamb, will meet sergeantmajor Bennett, the Portobello bruiser, for a purse of fifty sovereigns. Myler Keogh, sometime ... on in Ulysses, where he is referred to as "Dublin's pet lamb". 1 Sport (1899), 21 January Boxing lambs Boxers’ ring-names sometimes include the epithet “Lamb” (used ironically ...

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Irwin 25 Mar 2019, 10:12 by John Simpson

Francis Irwin, TCD, in the fusty world of Garrett Deasy   U 16.157-9: — There’ll be a job tomorrow or next day, Stephen told him, in a boys’ school ... ball and calls from the field. ( U 2:153-4) and this emphasis on sport continues to be referred to in advertisements for the school at its new, enlarged site ...

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