John Pius Boland
 

John Pius Boland

OLYMPIAN, BARRISTER & NATIONALIST

Competing at tennis, John Pius Boland was the winner of the first two gold medals for Ireland at the inaugural Olympic Games in Athens in 1896, and when the Union Jack Flag was raised following his victory, he vehemently objected, insisting that it be replaced with a green flag to represent his own country.

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John Pius Boland and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
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John Pius Boland Print

This beautiful print of John Pius Boland (1870 - 1955) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of John Pius Boland printed beside the portrait.

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