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  • The History of Irish Marathon Running

    The History of Irish Marathon Running

    To mark the 2017 edition of the Dublin Marathon taking place on Sunday October 29th, Near FM are proud to repeat The History of Irish Marathon Running. Thursday October 26th at 3PM Produced and presented by Dave Hooper, with additional narration by the late great broadcasting legend Jimmy Magee, this hour long documentary traces the history of Irish marathon running in Ireland from its imperial beginnings in the early 20th century, to the golden days of John Treacy, Jerry Kiernan, […]

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  • Local Club Football History

    Local Club Football History

    In this series, Dave Hooper explores the history of 3 local Dublin football clubs who have all had recent success. Local Club Football History brings you on a historical journey of three of Northside Dublins most recognisable football clubs. The series captures the essence and community spirit which upon the clubs were founded, and recounts the triumph and adversity each club has tasted. Told through the voices of the key men and women in each club, Local Club Football history […]

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