Month: June 2023


Claire Walsh RIP

Sad news of the passing of club member Claire Walsh last Friday after a long illness. Our thoughts are with her family and many friends.
Claire joined us from Three Rock many years ago and was our club champion back in 2013. Her true achievements though were in athletics were she was a multiple Irish Champion and record holder. She represented Ireland at the Olympics in 1972 and at the European Championships the year before became the first Irish female athlete to qualify for a major championship final. To me she was someone always willing to lend a hand with …

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