As part of the Morning Ireland sporting moment series, we've been looking back on some of the best moments in Irish sport. Today we turn to showjumping and Ireland's three-in-a-row in the Aga Khan Trophy from 1977-79.

Listen below as star jumper Eddie Macken recalls the joy of competing on Boomerang, a horse that became so renowned fans collected his dung and tried to pull out his hair for souvenirs.

Each week on RTÉ Radio 1's Morning Ireland, Darren Frehill will be delving into the archives to relive the nation's favourite sporting memories.

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