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  Sporting Traditions in Ireland and Latin America

Guest Editor: John Kennedy

Katie, Maggie, Lizzie, and Beatriz Murphy of Rojas, 
Buenos Aires province, ca 1885
(Mónica Barry collection)


An Introduction, by John Kennedy

The Sporting Dimension to the Relationship Between Ireland and Latin America, by John Kennedy 

Irish Association Football in Argentina, by Víctor Raffo

Catholic, Male and Working-class: The Evolution of the Hurling Club into a Wide-Ranging Irish-Argentine Institution (1920-1980), by Ronnie Quinn

The Development of Rugby in the River Plate Region: Irish Influences, by Hugh FitzGerald Ryan

Don Patricio O’Connell: An Irishman and the Politics of Spanish Football, by Jimmy Burns

‘El Primer Crack’ of Argentine Basketball: Oscar Furlong, by John Kennedy

Horses and Horseracing: An Irish passion in Nineteenth-Century Río de la Plata, by Edmundo Murray

From Shepherds to Polo Players: Irish-Argentines from the First to the Last Chukker, by Guillermo MacLoughlin Bréard

‘Rugby gives you values: they aren’t written but they are for life’: Interview with Felipe Contepomi, by Edmundo Murray

Profile: Alfredo Di Stéfano, football player, by John Kennedy

Profile: Fabián O'Neill, football player, by Conrad O'Neill Malcolm

Profile: Santiago Phelan, rugby player and coach, by John Kennedy

Profile: Pablo MacDonough, polo player, by Guillermo MacLoughlin Bréard

Review of Brendan O Donoghue's In Search of Fame and Fortune: The Leahy Family of Engineers, 1780-1888, by William H. Mulligan Jr., and Author's Reply

Review of Iván Alejandro Portela Bonachea's Cantos de Tir na n-Og, by Olwen Rowe, and Author's Reply


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