Pat Hooper

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Competitors in the 1983 Dublin City Marathon

IT’S DUBLIN MARATHON WEEKEND. IN AN EXTRACT FROM HIS NEW BOOK, SEAN MCGOLDRICK LOOKS BACK ON THE IRELAND OF 1980, WHEN THE FIRST EVENT TOOK PLACE (...)

Ireland’s Paul Pollock has already proved he is capable of bettering the Olympic marathon qualification time of 2:17:00. Photograph: Ian McNicol: Inpho.

Only 314 days to go! No one does this cheap and tiresome countdown better than the Olympics. And no one recognises the utter nonsense of it better (...)