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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