Tipperary’s Olympians – Philip Conway, Munich 1972

Tipperary’s Olympians – Philip Conway, Munich 1972

  • 11th August 2016
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To celebrate the Rio Olympics were are putting the spotlight on Olympians with Tipperary connections that have represented Ireland on the world’s most famous and prestigious sporting stage. These articles were written by sports historian Michael O’Dwyer, and appeared originally during…

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1942 – “Don’t Panic Puckane!”

1942 – “Don’t Panic Puckane!”

Nenagh Guardian, 1 August 1942 Fans of the BBC's vintage comedy "Dad's Army" will appreciate this report, as it summarises very well exactly the kind of capers Captain Mainwaring and his loyal platoon would have fallen into in one of…

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