SECOND Captains is one of the long-running success stories in Irish podcasting. Ostensibly a sports show led by Eoin McDevitt, Ken Early, and Ciarán Murphy, the former Off The Ball team from Newstalk launched the podcast in mid-2013. two Monday shows are offered for free, with Tuesday-Friday behind a Patreon subscriber model and dubbed ‘The World Service’. It has more than 11,500 subscribers.
The Cork County Board’s audit and risk sub-committee has threatened to resign after advising the board executive to inform last week’s annual convention that the board’s deficit is more than €2.4m — and not the €560,000 figure given to delegates.
University College Cork president Patrick O’Shea used the inaugural Cork University Business School conference to announce plans to build a business school in Cork City centre that will be one of the biggest in the country.
Classy mare Blazing Tempo registered her ninth career success and sparked a double for champion trainer Willie Mullins and owner Susannah Ricci when justifying even-money favouritism in the Irish Stallion Farms Mares Hurdle at Kilbeggan’s final meeting of 2012 last evening.
THE rescheduled Co Clare Hunt point-to-point took place at its traditional Belharbour venue in the Burren region of north Co Clare on Saturday and the Matthew Daly-trained newcomer Jimbill impressed by making a winning debut in the five-year-old geldings’ maiden.