1896- Ireland, 2 Gold medals, 2016- Ireland, 2 silver medals…….

Let’s remember a proud sporting start.

Ireland’s first Olympian won gold in Athens at both the men’s singles, and doubles tennis, on the same day.  He was also an Irish Party M.P.

So raise a glass to John Boland click here for the ful story

 

JP Boland
John Pius Boland 1870-1958