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October 4, 2015

16 Amazing Pictures Show Early Sporting Life in Ireland

Here are some amazing pictures showing early sporting life in Ireland.

A bicycle race in the Peoples Park, Waterford, 1901

A fishing man with his net, Meath, 1897

A horse race, March 16, 1923

A hunt of the scent fox at Kilmessan, ca. 1900s

At Kenilworth Bowling Club, ca. 1920s

Eight golfers (including caddies) at Lahinch, Clare, 1897

Golfing, Lahinch, Clare, ca. 1890s

in a Physical culture class at the Church of Ireland Model School in Water Street, Waterford, 27 April 1909

Otter hunt at Curraghmore near Portlaw, Waterford, 14 May 1901

Regatta season on the River Liffey, July 1898

The bathing slip at Tramore, Waterford, ca. 1900s

Two ladies practising archery in the grounds of Clonbrock House, Galway, 1883

Two men fishing at the Salmon Leap on the River Erne at Belleek, 1897

Two Wolseley touring cars racing along Chesterfield avenue in the speed trials that were held at Dublin's Phoenix Park
on Saturday, 4 July 1903

Two women playing golf, Louth, 1907

War of tug, Louth, 1907

(Photos from National Library of Ireland on The Commons)


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