Perspectives on association football in Irish history

A one-day event organised by the 'Public Record Office of Northern Ireland' (PRONI) in association with the British Society of Sports History was held at PRONI on 17 February 2017.

Event details

'Going beyond the garrison game' explores the history of Association Football in Ireland from its introduction until the present.

Part one

Speakers:
Andrew Toland (PRONI): PRONI's Football Archives
Paul Gunning (Independent Scholar): The ‘Socker’ Code in Connacht, 1879-1906: Association Football in the Shamrock Shire’s Hy Brasil
Aaron O'Maonaigh (Dublin City University): “Who were the Shoneens?”: Irish militant nationalists and association football, 1913-1923
Tom Hunt (Independent Scholar): Harry Cannon: a unique Irish sportsman and administrator
Cormac Moore (De Montfort University): Football Unity During the Northern Ireland Troubles?
Daniel Brown (Queen's University, Belfast): Linfield’s ‘Hawk of Peace’: pre-Ceasefires reconciliation in Irish League football

Helena Byrne (Independent Scholar): How it all began: the story of women’s soccer in sixties Drogheda

    

Part two

Speakers:
Conor Curran (Dublin City University): The development of schoolboy coaching structures for association football in Ireland, 1945-1995
Mark Tynan (Independent Scholar): ‘Inciting the roughs of the crowd’: Soccer hooliganism in the south of Ireland during the inter-war period, 1919-1939
David Butler (University College Cork): Rule Changes and Incentives in the League of Ireland from 1970 – 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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