Runaway leading qualifier Ronan Mullarney from Galway is a stronger favourite than ever to capture the AIG Irish Close Championship at Ballybunion this week having needed only 28 holes to come through yesterday’s opening two match-play rounds.
For sale jointly with Paul Stack of Abbeyfeale-based Sherry Fitzgerald Stack and Tom Dillon of Listowel-based Dillon-Prendiville Auctioneers, a superb 97-acre grass holding at Shanaway near the village of Tarbert, Co Kerry has recently come on the market, and has not been long in causing something of a stir.
Losing an All-Ireland semi-final is usually enough of a penance in itself but to follow that up with defeat in a national decider just two days later is a whole other level of purgatory. So, spare a thought today for the students at Midleton CBS.
A dispute between Traveller families over who won an organised 13-minute long ‘fair fight’ between two men quickly erupted into a ‘ferocious encounter’ at a halting site where a number of petrol bombs were thrown and other weapons were used.
Na Piarsaigh face Cuala in today’s All-Ireland club hurling final, and Shane O’Neill, manager of the Limerick champions, still finds his club’s status difficult to conjure with.
Almost 1,000 people have signed a petition to help a Ring of Kerry village secure a doctor. A continuing GP service in Sneem and its surrounding area is at risk, with the village doctor, Patrick Malone, due to retire after 34 years,
Almost 1,000 people have signed a petition to help a Ring of Kerry village secure a doctor. A continuing GP service in Sneem and its surrounding area is at risk, with the village doctor, Patrick Malone, due to retire after 34 years.