I am writing to advise of a forthcoming book launch -
IRISH ATHLETES AND THE OLYMPIC GAMES, STOCKHOLM 1912 by Colm Murphy [ex Cork athletics 70s/80s]
Saturday, May 3rd at Bandon Bookshop [Gerry Fitzgerald – BandonBooks] at 2pm [after the road race!].
430 pages, softback, heavily illustrated. Much new information and data with previously unpublished pictures. Focus and emphasis is on Irish based athletes although American based - including the Whales – included. Cork athletes such as Bill Bennett, Bob Hales, Michael Dineen etc included.
Cost of book is 15 euro.
Kindly publicise to Club members.
the book is available via post at 18e [cheques payable to ‘C Murphy’ at 92 Rochester Avenue, Rochester, KENT ME1 2DR, England].