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Dodge
27/01/2015, 10:42 AM
I've started a blog. Few bits on it so far; Mick O'Brien breaking a cross bar, Cork City's plans for Bishopstown and the Famous Fried Chicken league.

Send on anything you think fits. It won't be about results etc

http://loihistory.wordpress.com

Dodge
27/01/2015, 2:02 PM
Just added another on Shoot magazine covering Rovers move from Milltown to Tolka

seand
27/01/2015, 3:08 PM
Good stuff Dodge, cheers :cool:

Dodge
28/01/2015, 12:34 PM
Latest bit is on the Richmond Park millenium stand

Spudulika
28/01/2015, 8:25 PM
Great blog so far Dodge, brought back some good memories! Thank you!

Dodge
29/01/2015, 1:09 PM
Another addition; Pat Byrne's 3 wishes for 1986

Dodge
29/01/2015, 4:34 PM
And another on Paul McGrath's Ireland debut helping save Pats

https://loihistory.wordpress.com/2015/01/29/how-many-times-did-paul-mcgrath-save-st-pats/

Dodge
02/02/2015, 1:14 PM
Another one. Dundalk laughing at Bohs

https://loihistory.wordpress.com/2015/02/02/dundalk-laughing-at-bohs-travel-troubles/

Dodge
03/02/2015, 10:28 AM
George Foreman backs Limerick FC!

https://loihistory.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/george-foreman-backs-limerick-fc/

Dodge
04/02/2015, 1:31 PM
Map of Ireland's clubs in 1970

https://loihistory.wordpress.com/2015/02/04/cool-map-of-irelands-clubs-in-1970/

BonnieShels
05/02/2015, 11:42 PM
Interesting to see the relative value of 19000 in 1984 to now re Pat Grace's prize money.

http://www.measuringworth.com/ukcompare/relativevalue.php?use2=a%3A5%3A%7Bi%3A0%3Bs%3A3%3A %22CPI%22%3Bi%3A1%3Bs%3A6%3A%22DEFIND%22%3Bi%3A2%3 Bs%3A4%3A%22WAGE%22%3Bi%3A3%3Bs%3A5%3A%22GDPCP%22% 3Bi%3A4%3Bs%3A4%3A%22GDPC%22%3B%7D&amount=19000&year_source=1984&year_result=2015&button=Submit

Dodge
10/02/2015, 11:43 AM
Bohs set for massive windfall!

https://loihistory.wordpress.com/2015/02/10/bohs-set-for-massive-windfall/

passinginterest
10/02/2015, 12:42 PM
Bohs set for massive windfall!

https://loihistory.wordpress.com/2015/02/10/bohs-set-for-massive-windfall/

The old foot thread you linked makes for interesting reading. finnpark might have had a future as a fortune teller judging by his prophicising.

nigel-harps1954
10/02/2015, 4:47 PM
What a quality thread that is indeed! The sheer naivety of Bohs fans, and everyone else too, was just incredible. Celtic Tiger indeed.

Mr A
10/02/2015, 6:08 PM
In fairness there were very few people who saw the crash coming, although there's a fair few who'll say they did now.

"the FAI have not elaborated on any of these issues at all, which is a total fooking joke. We're just three months from the end of this season and haven't a clue about many vital issues affecting next season- when the whole idea is to induce proper planning and governance. How the hell can clubs plan when they don't know what is going on? "

Something familiar about this refrain.

seand
11/02/2015, 1:25 PM
Amazing to think back, just a few short years, to the property prices etc of the Celtic Tiger era


One thing Dodge, what was the original source for the 1970 map?

Dodge
11/02/2015, 1:46 PM
I'm not sure tbh. The football Mag tweeted it out

JosephMcSweeney
21/02/2015, 3:56 PM
This has been brilliant so far - really enjoying the articles lads! :)

Cuyahoga
20/03/2015, 12:02 PM
This month's When Saturday Comes magazine ( April 2015 ) has an article on the League of Ireland 1921-1922 season in their ' Season in brief ' section.

Dodge
20/04/2015, 1:18 PM
Looking back at some 1950s LOI memorabilia

https://loihistory.wordpress.com/2015/04/20/loi-memorabilia-dondaldson-gold-cups-from-the-1950s/