The first official history of the Irish Army Equitation School. Here, recounted in great detail and with stunning photographs, are the great highs and lows; the heartbreaks and excitements of top flight international competition. Includes all the famous riders and horses.
In 1964 Arkle's win in the Cheltenham Gold Cup marked the start of an incredible campaign by Ireland’s most legendary racehorse. Fifty years on from his incredible wins, Anne Holland looks at Arkle’s career, which has never been surpassed.
He was the Darling of the Depression. At a time when the Mob ruled the prize ring, Jimmy McLarnin and his manager Pop Foster stayed out of the clutches of the gunmen.
Bloody Sunday. A gaelic football match in Dublin's Croke Park became the scene of a massacre of 14 people by the Royal Irish Constabulary, following the IRA assassination of British military agents. Updated edition of this exceptional and prizewinning book.
The Dublin Marathon was founded in 1980; since then, ‘Marathon Weekend’ – on the October Bank holiday weekend – has become a fixture on the Irish running calendar as thousands of runners race the 26.2 mile route through the streets of Dublin and the city turns out to support them.
It is said the land level of Ireland rises a few feet every March because so many people have left for the National Hunt Festival at Cheltenham. Rivalry at this pinnacle of jump racing has always been keen but has risen to new levels in the 21st Century, with many Irish winners across all the races.
Great Moments in Gaelic Football looks back over the decades of legendary players, matches and moments that have contributed to the narrative of one of the Ireland's most exciting sports. A must for Gaelic Football fans wherever they are. Updated with Dublin's five in a row.
Soccer is a world renowned sport filled with excitement and exhilaration. Ray McManus and his team at Sportsfile have been there through the decades, passionately following the boys in green and capturing the essence of this physical, punishing sport and those who play it.
With reminiscences from photographers and players alike, this book is a look back over the decades at the legendary players, matches and moments that have contributed to the narrative of one of the world's most exciting sports. A must for rugby fans wherever they are.
Weeshie Fogarty's love of Kerry Gaelic Football has been lifelong. In this book he puts it all under the microscope - the different eras, styles and personalities, as well as picking his personal top Kerry fifteen ever.
A celebration of Joey Dunlop's life and career from the public glories to the private moments. Captures Joey in action, his triumphant racing moments, with his family, on his relief missions to Romania. A fitting record of one of the greatest motorcyclists the sport has ever seen.
The award-winning and bestselling account of the classic 1982 final. An epic story of triumph and loss, joy and tragedy.
Boylesports Irish Sports Book of the Year 2007