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The Rás Book Launch

The Outback, Dublin  - 5th November 2003


The Men of the Rás

Rás winners - Billy Kerr, Colm Nulty & Mike O'Donoghue

Rás winners - Brian Connaughton, Gene Mangan & Paudie Fitzgerald

Rás winners - Sé O'Hanlon & Seamus Kennedy

Rás winners - Paul McQuaid, Stephen Spratt & Stephen Delaney

Rás winners - Billy Kerr & Peter Doyle

Rás winner Colm Christle with Mel Sutcliffe

Rás winners Dermot Gilleran & Billy Kerr with Martin Kelly

Tom Daly (Author), Paul Kimmage & Con Collins (Publisher)

Some of the people at the recption

The Dignam family

Con Collins, PJ Nolan, Tony Daly & Dermot Dignam

Tom Daly and family

25 years ago, these two, Kieran McQuaid and Sé O'Hanlon put the
wheels in motion to bring all Irish cyclists back together and pave
the way for the Federation of Irish Cyclists (now Cycling Ireland)

Kerry's Tadhg Moriarty with all his McQuiad friends

Tosh Lavery & Seamus Kennedy with Paddy Flanagan's wife & daughter

Kay Howard and husband Gay

Pat McQuaid with PJ Nolan

Anto Moran with Paddy Doran

Noel Clarke, Jimmy Lally and Peter Doyle

Jim McArdle (ex Irish Times) with Sean Lally

Jack Watson, Stuart Hallom and PJ Nolan 

Billy Archiebald and Eddie Dawson

Paul with Stephen Spratt

Paudie Fitzgerald (left) with the bike he won the Rás on in 1956

Colm Bracken, David peelo with Dermot Dignam signing the book

Anto telling Mick Lawless not to let him in the Broom Wagon next year

The bike Stephen Roche used to win the 1979 Rás

Some of the collection of Rás jerseys

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