Boston mayor Marty Walsh  with master engraver Sean Egan as Ralph and Rose Ingegneri of Brewster (right) and mayor of Waterford John Cummins (second from left) and chairman of the committee Michael Fitzgerald listen after the Waterford Crystal sculpture were presented at the marathon tribute at MIT’s Endicott House in Dedham/. Photograph: Ron Schloerb/Cape Cod Times

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This wonderful photograph from a packed  Ireland versus Austria match  in 1963 is just one of many in   ’Dalymount Park,   Home of Irish Football’ by Colin White.

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