The chief executive of Newry and Mourne Cooperative and Enterprise Agency (NMEA), Dr Conor Patterson has warned that crops will be not be harvested and patients will go without care because of the shortage of workers under proposed new immigration rules in the UK.
Club Players’ Association (CPA) chairman, Micheál Briody — one of the chief stakeholders in the recently-established Fixtures Review Committee (FRC) — has insisted there will be no sacred cows left untouched in their quest to find solutions for the vast majority of footballers and hurlers who have their fixtures postponed indefinitely by the inter-county season.
The April fools were the GAA clubs which believed ‘club month’ would be a ring-fenced opportunity to inject momentum back into the grassroots. Our new columnistbelieves the first step towards correcting the Association’s biggest headache is to hand April back to the inter-county scene. Now read on...