In March of that year, the Cheltenham Festival had introduced a new mares' hurdle and it was clear in the minds of the Clane
syndicate where the target lay for the French import the following season.
But at an emergency meeting last Wednesday, a vote was taken which allowed Clane
to carry the flag for Kildare in Leinster against Father Manning Gaels of Longford yesterday.
The community in Clane
is trying to come to terms with the tragic death and Mr Flynn's extended family are planning to head to the US east coast.
David Harold, 47, of Abbey Park Grove, Clane
, Co Kildare, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving but only ended up paying [euro]500 to the Capuchin Friars, escaping the loss of his licence.
WESTMEATH got the Leinster SHC underway with a bang as they ran out 15 point victors over Kildare in the preliminary section at Clane
He and his wife Nora-a sister of trainer Peter McCreery and Willie McCreery, Charles O'Brien's assistant trainer and Kildare Gaelic footballer-have had no difficulty settling in to their Clane
home with children Aisling, five, and Niall, two.
And though from Clane
in Kildare, Saints hold a place in Haverty's heart meaning he'll hope to be back to see the club he spent three seasons at seal the deal.
Siobhan Behan, from Clane
, Co Kildare, queued from six o'clock yesterday morning with her two sons, Dylan, 8, and Charlie, 6, pictured above.
The powerful McCreery is assistant to trainer Charles O'Brien, while fellow Clane
clubman McCormack, whose mother Maureen has had a long association with the McCreery family stable, is a former Kildangan Stud employee.
The victim, a man in his 80s, was hit by a car on the Dublin Road in Clane
, Co Kildare, at around 2pm.
Mark Moffat, from Clane
, Co Kildare, has become the first Irishman to take two gold medals in the pastry section of the oldest and most prestigious culinary competition in the world.
Rominten, held in good regard by trainer Michael Grassick, scored a comfortable debut win from Notional in the Clane
EBF Fillies' Maiden.
The members of Clane
Musical Society, Co Kildare, and Harolds Cross Musical Society, Co Dublin, are playing Mrs Wilberforce's guests at her disastrous Tea Party in the classic Ealing comedy.
Cash, 25, has been a journeyman jockey all through his career which began nine years ago when he joined Peter McCreery's stables just up the road from his parents' home at Clane
, Co Kildare.
Trained at Clane
in Co Kildare by the late Peter McCreery when landing the two-mile crown in 1978 and 1979, he spent the second half of his life in Britain and enjoyed an honourable retirement at Calke Abbey stables, Swadlincote in Derbyshire.