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Two Brothers: The Life and Times of Bobby and Jack Charlton

Jonathan Wilson in conversation with Ronan O'Flaherty

L: Jonathan Wilson. R: Ronan O'Flaherty
DateSunday October 16th
Time2:00 pm
VenueTallaght Stadium
AdmissionFree - Booking essential

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Jack Charlton was such an iconic figure in Irish football during the mid-eighties to the mid-nineties and his brother Bobby Charlton was also an important figure in the sport. Join author and sports journalist Jonathan as he explores the lives of Jack and Bobby Charlton in conversation with Ronan O'Flaherty.

Jonathan Wilson is the editor of the Blizzard and a freelance writer for the Guardian, World Soccer and Sports Illustrated. He is the author of eleven books, including Inverting the Pyramid: The History of Football Tactics, Behind the Curtain: Football in Eastern Europe, Angels with Dirty Faces: The Footballing History of Argentina, The Barcelona Legacy and The Names Heard Long Ago. 

Ronan O'Flaherty is a journalist whose work has been published in several newspapers, including the Irish Independent, Sunday Independent, Herald and Irish Daily Star. He has written about a variety of sports, including football, boxing and mixed martial arts. Additionally, he has been a contributor to the St Patrick’s Athletic match programme since 2003, writing a comment piece in each issue. He is presently employed as a sub-editor for the Irish Independent. Ronan has a master's degree in journalism from Dublin City University.