Scoil: Ladhar (B.), Bán-Tír (uimhir rolla 3269)

Suíomh:
An Ladhar, Co. Chorcaí
Múinteoir:
Pádraig Ó Halladáin

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Ladhar (B.), Bán-Tír | Bailiúchán na Scol

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Bailiúchán na Scol, Imleabhar 0361, Leathanach 263

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The following are extracts from paper cuttings when Horgan was at this best:
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following table to show the rise of shot-putting since 1866 at English Championship meetings, and it brings clear to mind what a powerful man Horgan is at his class of event.
1866 - C. Fraser, London - - - - - - - - - 34 ft. 6ins
"1893. Denis Horgan, Irish A.A.A. 42ft. 9in.
1894. Denis Horgan, Irish A.A.A. 42ft. 4in.
1895. Denis Horgan, Irish A.A.A. 44ft. 3 1/2 in.
1896 Denis Horgan, Irish A.A.A. 43ft. 5 1/2in.
1897 Denis Horgan, Irish A.A.A. 45ft. 4in.
1898 Denis Horgan, Irish A.A.A. 45ft. 0in.
1899. Denis Horgan, Irish A.A.A. 46ft. 0 1/2 in."

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In 1900, however, his long succession of victories in the English A.A.A. Championships was broken for he was defeated at Stamford Bridge, London, by "Dick" Sheldon - a splendidly built young fellow - of the New York Athletic Club. Horgan was in bad form and "fouled" his last throw which was far beyond Sheldon's best. This unexpected defeat roused him as nothing ever before did. He went into training and set sail for New York from Cobh on the "Saxonia" in September 1900 with the object of meeting Sheldon in the American

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