At 2pm local time on Monday last, 52 hours after entering the water and after four previous failed attempts over the previous 35 years, 64-year-old Diana Nyad emerged from the ocean in Florida Keys and thus became the first person to swim the 110 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
DAVY FITZGERALD will be ratified as the new Clare senior hurling manager at their next county board meeting on October 11, after it was confirmed to club delegates in the West County Hotel in Ennis last night that the legendary All-Ireland-winning goalkeeper was the only nominee to fill the role vacated by Ger O’Loughlin in July.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2011
IN Clare’s magnificent All-Ireland title wins of 1995 and 1997, one man stood head and shoulders above all others — manager Ger Loughnane. A charismatic figure, it was the power and force of his personality that drove Clare to new heights during those heady years.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2011
CONOR O’MAHONY returns to the Tipperary lineup for Sunday’s Munster SHC semi-final against Clare in the Gaelic Grounds in the only change from the side that defeated Cork last month. O’Mahony is named at centre-back with Padraic Maher moving to half-back and John O’Keeffe to the full-back line in place of Paddy Stapleton.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2011
SHANE DOOLEY’S 68th minute goal from a powerfully struck 20m free ensured that Offaly gained a draw with Clare in Saturday’s high- scoring challenge match to mark the official opening of Crinkill GAA grounds and also saw Gerry Quinn’s return to the Banner fold.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2011