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DickHooper DickHooper2A RTÉ report from the first Dublin Marathon in 1980, won by  Dick Hooper, from Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club, above, in 2:16.14, ahead of this year’s marathon which takes place on Monday, starting from Fitzwilliam Street Upper at 8.55am.

The first woman  to cross the line was Carey May, of Dublin City Harriers, who ran it in 2:42.11.

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Via Dublin Marathon