Gene Mangan, Rás Tailtean Winner, July 1955

Gene Mangan, Winner of the famous annual 9 day cycle race around Ireland called the Rás Tailtean in July 1955. He is photoed here with the Winners Cup in the family pub Ted Mangan’s (now Bunkers) in Iveragh Road. Left to Right: Bertie Houlihan, Brendan Mangan, Pa Houlihan drinking from Cup, Gene Mangan with his father Ted to his right. Source: The Patrick Houlihan Collection. Ref No: F060