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 Dublin Speedway
(Harold's Cross)
 
Dublin has had 6 venues staging the sport.  This page concerns itself with Harold's Cross Greyhounds Grounds,151 Harold's Cross Road, Dublin. 1928 only
 

 
 
Stanley Woods
 
Photo Courtesy of Bill (Noisy Norton)
 
Bill says: Hello John, Another bit for your collection.  I was digging in the garage yesterday and came across this book.  A booklet really.  Its title is Stanley Woods,  a short biography by W.F. McCleery.  It is a photo of Stanley at Harold's Cross speedway.   Another branch of the sport is represented by this photograph of Stanley's winning form at Harold's Cross speedway, Dublin on a Douglas 1923".    Still love to visit your site. It is outstanding.
John says: Thanks for the info etc Bill and a big thank you for the praise. Thanks for the excellent 1928 photograph.
 

 
 
Dublin's First Speedway Meeting
 
Courtesy of the British Library Board
 

 
 
Harold's Cross Dog Track
 
Courtesy of George P Kearns
 
The Greyhound track where the speedway track used to be
 

 
 
A History Of Speedway
 
The Dublin Experience
 
 
Click on this picture if you want to buy the book.  222 A4 pages
 

 
 
Action At Harold's Cross
 
Courtesy of the British Library Board
 
 
Courtesy of the British Library Board
 
 

 
Please email if you have any photos, programmes, badges or memories John
 

 
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