Monkstown Farm

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Re: Monkstown Farm

Post by Rocker » Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:28 pm

Inspired this morning by this video of Monkstown Boxing Club.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeJZ8jm ... e=youtu.be


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Re: Monkstown Farm

Post by Sinead » Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:48 pm

It is truly amazing how Irish people get together to try and make their local area better.

IABA like GAA are two of the fantastic amateur sports in Ireland

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Re: Monkstown Farm

Post by Denis Cromie » Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:22 am

That's a great video. My late sister lived in the Flats and I lived in Fitzgerald Park and there was always a great community spirit in the area. It's great to see that spirit being brought into action. My sister would have been delighted,Tommy Rapple,the Chairperson and founder member was her son-in-law and at least 2 of her grandchildren fought in the National Championships. I see Tommy at family get togethers but I never realised how extensive the club is and what a role he plays in it. Tommy's a doer not a talker,fair play to them all. wuu wuu wuu



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Post by Rocker » Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:01 pm

I always find that the quiet ones and the unnderstàted ones are the doers.


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Post by Rocker » Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:02 pm

I always find that the quiet ones and the unnderstàted ones are the doers.


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Re: Monkstown Farm

Post by Murphs » Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:09 pm

As someone who grew up in the Mountwood Flats in the 60s and 70s, it was inspiring to see that film about the the Monkstown Boxing Club.
Here's wishing them continued sucess in the future.



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Post by Denis Cromie » Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:34 pm

Agree completely Murphs,the people are doing a great job up there.



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Re: Monkstown Farm

Post by Murphs » Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:14 am

That's so true Denis.
Hope all is well with you and the family.



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