On 30 August 1962, Ronald (Ronnie) Michael Delany marries Joan Riordan at the Church of the Holy Cross, Dundrum, Dublin.

This footage shows Ronnie and Joan leaving the church accompanied by the wedding party and guests.

The ceremony was performed by Rev. JJ Dunne, CC, Dundrum. Ann Fennell, sister of the bride, was matron of honour, and the bridesmaid was Collette Delany, sister of the groom.  Ronnie's brother Paddy was the best man and the groomsman was Michael Ryan.

Ronnie Delaney Marriage to Joan Riordan (1962)
Outside the Church of the Holy Cross, Dundrum, Dublin

The Olympic gold medalist came in first place in the 1500 metres at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne at the age of twenty-one. He was the fourth Irish athlete to ever win an Olympic gold medal.

This footage was broadcast as part of an RTÉ News report broadcast on 30 August 1962.