Ronnie Delany
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Ronnie Delany


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Recording No: 113

Theme: Sport

Interviewee: Ronnie Delany

Date of Birth: 1935
Interview location: Dublin
Recorded by: Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore
Series Title: 1922-2022: A Century of Change
Date Recorded: 19/09/2019

Keywords: Running; 1954/59 U.S. Indoor Career; 4 Minute Mile; Arklow; Sandymount, Dublin; Middle Distance Running; Gold Medal; Olympian; Melbourne 1956; Stockholm; Bern Athletics Championships; European Athletics 1950s; Villanova University; Jumbo Elliott Coach; Politics in Sport; World University Games; Sports Journalist 1950s; President Irish Olympians Assoc.; Irish Army; Aer Lingus; B&I Line; Freedom of City of Dublin; Hon Member RDS; Hon. Doctorates UCD, Villanova

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1922-2022 A Century of Change

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Maurice O'Keeffe

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26.90 MB, 54.80 MB