Former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern adds his support for the Griffith Avenue Mile

August 20th, 2019 - Marino, Dublin – Former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern has added his support for the upcoming Griffith Avenue Mile event on September 22nd.

A local resident, Bertie expresses his pride in the plans for the event and his wish that it become an annual community event.

In a message to the Organising Committee he states:

"I had the privilege of being part of the 1983 Dublin Straight Mile and look forward to being at the new Griffith Avenue Mile Race on 22nd September 2019. This is a tremendous initiative, led by All Hallows Area Association and Marino Athletics Club, which promotes community spirit and encourages activity for all ages. As a local resident, I am proud to support it and hope it becomes an annual fixture on Griffith Avenue."

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In an additional video message, Mr Ahern said:

I'm very proud to support the Griffith Avenue Mile race which takes place on the 22nd of September. This will be a great event, so register now and make sure to be part of a great occasion" - Bertie Ahern

Those interested in participating in the event can register at