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- During the past sixty years Ireland has produced many great athletes. One that could be ranked among the best of his day is William Corcoran, Aherla, Co. Cork.
When he was growing up very little was known of his ability to run. He made his first public appearance as a runner at Carrigaline where he competed for the Senior Cross-Country Championship of the county. At the(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.