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The green fields of France: Ireland's sporting heroes and the Tour De France
(Taylor & Francis, 2006-07-06)
Irish cyclists have been a regular feature of the Tour de France. By examining the lives and feats of the various Irish born riders that have taken part in the world's most famous bike race, this paper demonstrates the ...
How French is 'French' sport?
(Edinburgh University Press, 2015-12)
This article explores how sports in France have responded to the challenges of globalization, and also to the opportunities of an increasingly multicultural society. Two case studies are offered in which a distinctive ...
IRF Off: Connacht's fight for survival and the foundation myth of a rugby Identity
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-08-24)
Last of the four provincial branches to be formed in 1885, Connacht has always been fourth among equals in the pecking order of Irish rugby. In the late 1990s, spiralling costs associated with the administration of a ...