SSC Laying Up Supper 1967

Over 50 years ago – thanks to Davadine Grimes for submitting this photo.  It’s the prize winners from the Laying Up Supper held in the now gone Holmptrick Hotel in 1967.  It contains 6 past Commodores and the present Commodore (aged 16 at the time!).  Can you name them…. Back row from the left (Commodores in Blue)

  1. Hugh Cahill
  2. Jim Dempsey Snr (father of Jim Dempsey jnr)
  3. Sean Ryan
  4. Harry Grimes
  5. Davadine Grimes
  6. Joe Boylan
  7. Pat McNally (father of Brian McNally)
  8. Kieran Branagan
  9. Kit Fox

Front row from left

  1. Tony Grimes
  2. Jim Hegarty
  3. Milo Ready
  4. Eileen Rooney (mother of Siobhan Boylan)
  5. Paddy Hand (much revered RO)
  6. Murragh McMahon
  7. Michael Lynam (Donal’s father)
  8. George  Dempsey (son of Jim snr)
  9. Sean Rooney.

At the 2017 Laying Up supper, 50 years later, I had the honour, as Commodore,  of presenting the same trophies to new winners.  (For the record I had won the Fireball Crews prize!)

If you have an interesting photograph from your archives for sharing please send them to me at  Kieran