Monthly Archives: August 2014

Gerry O’Nolan

The ICU web site has a recent post discussing the history of Dublin C.C.. The major work on this is of course the outstanding history compiled by Dr. A. A. Luce around 1967, at the time of the club’s centenary. … Continue reading

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An Armstrong Cup record?

In the last post I mentioned that the 1984-85 season has been up to now one of the most mysterious of all Armstrong seasons. David McAlister’s full roll of honour at contains only the name of Dundrum as the … Continue reading

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Ivan Gormally c. 1962-2013

Early this year I heard the sad news of the very untimely passing of Ivan Gormally. He was a clubmate of mine from our very earliest days at Dundrum C.C. and would have been a couple of years older than … Continue reading

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B. E. A. Cup 1975-76

The Elm Mount team that won the B. E. A. Cup in 1975-76, with trophy: This is from a Facebook post by one of the players, for which thanks. How many of the players can you identify? You might like … Continue reading

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Winawer Praxis—III

The latest issue of The New Winawer Report has been posted (and not before time!). This one again covers some recent games in theoretical lines. This time the games are taken from this year’s Irish championship, which featured a feast … Continue reading

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B. E. A. Cup

The recent posts about the Branagan Cup reminded me that there are many other competitions that we haven’t gotten around to covering here yet. At the final day of the Leinster Leagues this year, I was taken aback when I … Continue reading

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