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History of Bushy Park and local areas that club runners frequent.

Dodder Park at Milltown

Following Peter Knagg's most interesting history of Bushy Park last week, I was inspired to expand on his tale by presenting a further piece of Dodder Park history, from my own ‘burbs east of...

Bushy Park Short History

Why is it called Bushy Park? A Kilkenny man, Arthur Bushe, built a ‘Bushes House’ here in 1700 and subsequently extended the estate. In 1772 the name was changed by another owner to Bushy...

Bohernabreena Waterworks History

Whilst we still on occasion do the waterworks as a long run, I understand from Sean, Sportsworld’s historian, that it was Sportsworld’s ‘original’ regular long run. The reservoirs at...