The History of Irish Marathon Running

To celebrate the Irish Athletes about to compete in the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London this August Bank holiday weekend, Near FM are proud to repeat The History of Irish Marathon Running. Friday August 4th at 12 noon Produced and presented by Dave Hooper, with additional narration by 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 […]

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