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Re: Daniel Delany Bulger [1868-1930]
Posted by: Cyril J Smyth (ID *****3189) Date: February 28, 2012 at 05:13:38
In Reply to: Re: great grand mother by patricia dubois zanini of 94929

Daniel Delany Bulger
Born: ca 1868, Kilrush, Co. Clare
Died: 8 December 1930, London
Biographical information: University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin , B.A. 1886; Became a well-known stockbroker; From 16th – 24th June 1894 Daniel Bulger as Vice-President of the I.A.A.A. and Joseph Magee of the I.A.A.A. Competitions’ Committee [I.A.A.A. 220 yd and 440 yd Champion in 1894] attended the Congress of the Sorbonne, organized by Baron Pierre de Coubertin in Paris, as representatives of the I.A.A.A. This international congress led to the establishment of the Olympic Games of the Modern Era, the creation of the International Olympic Committee and the decision to hold the inaugural Olympic Games in Athens in April 1896. Thus, an alumnus of D.U.H.A.C. and Trinity College played an integral part for Ireland in this momentous Olympic Congress.
I.A.A.A. = Irish Amateur Athletic Association
G.A.A. = Gaelic Athletic Association
A.A.A. = Amateur Athletic Association
•       I.A.A.A. 100 yd Champion:
o       1888 – 10.4 sec [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1889 – 10.5 sec [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1890 – 10.6 sec [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
•       G.A.A. 100 yd Champion
o       1886 – 10.6 sec [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1887 – 10.2 sec [County Kerry Athletic Club, Tralee]
o       1888 – 10.4 sec [Market’s Field, Limerick]
o       1889 – 10.6 sec [Duke’s Meadow, Kilkenny]
o       1890 – 10.2 sec [Clonturk Park, Drumcondra, Dublin]
•       I.A.A.A. 220 yd Champion
o       1885 – 24.6 sec [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1886 – 23.4 sec [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
•       G.A.A. 220 yd Champion
o       1885 – 23.4 sec [Racecourse, Tramore, Co. Waterford]
o       1886 – 23.8 sec [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1887 – 24.0 sec [County Kerry Athletic Club, Tralee]
o       1888 – 24.6 sec [Market’s Field, Limerick]
•       I.A.A.A. 120 yd Hurdles Champion
o       1888 – 17.0 sec [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1892 – 16.4 sec [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
•       G.A.A. 120 yd Hurdles Champion
o       1887 – 17.6 sec [County Kerry Athletic Club, Tralee]
o       1888 – 17.2 sec [Market’s Field, Limerick]
o       1889 – 17.0 sec [Duke’s Meadow, Kilkenny]
o       1890 – 16.8 sec [Clonturk Park, Drumcondra, Dublin]
•       I.A.A.A. Long Jump Champion
o       1889 – 20 ft 11˝ in [6.39 m] [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1892 – 22 ft 10 in [6.96 m] [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
•       G.A.A. Long Jump Champion
o       1888 – 22 ft 0˝ in [6.72 m] [Market’s Field, Limerick]
o       1889 – 21 ft 11 in [6.68 m] [Duke’s Meadow, Kilkenny]
o       1890 – 21 ft 4 in [6.50 m] [Clonturk Park, Drumcondra, Dublin]
•       Other Irish Championships placings:
o       1885: Irish Athletic Championship 100 yards – 2nd [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1886: I.A.A.A. Championship 100 yards – 3rd [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1886: G.A.A. Championship 120 yards Hurdles – 2nd [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1887: I.A.A.A. Championship 100 yards – 2nd [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1887: I.A.A.A. Championship 220 yards - 2nd [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1887: I.A.A.A. Championship 120 yards Hurdles – 2nd [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1888: I.A.A.A. Championship 220 yards – 2nd [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1888: All-Round Championship – 12 events – 3rd
o       1890: I.A.A.A. Championship Long Jump – 2nd [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
o       1890: All-Round Championship – 10 events – 2nd
o       1891: I.A.A.A. Championship 120 yards Hurdles – 2nd [RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin]
•       A.A.A. Long Jump Champion
o       1889: 21 ft 6 in [6.55 m] [Stamford Bridge, London]
o       1891: 20 ft 4 in [6.20 m], equal 1st with Malcolm W. Ford (USA) [Old Trafford, Manchester]
o       1892 – 21 ft 4Ľ in [6.51 m] [Stamford Bridge, London]
•       A.A.A. 120 yd Hurdles Champion
o       1891 – 16.6 sec [Old Trafford, Manchester]
o       1892 – 16.0 sec [Stamford Bridge, London]
•       1887: Member of the Irish team that visited America
•       1890: Joint Irish 100 yards Record Holder with Alfred Vigne (Dublin University Athletic Union) for 100 yards of 10.2 sec until 1909
•       1892: At RDS Showgrounds, Ball’s Bridge, Dublin, Bulger equalled the then 120 yards Hurdles World Record of 15.8 sec.


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