The some times invisible line between the summit and the basement of affairs in Division 2 was summed up at the end of this entertaining tussle of many twists before Laois finally turned for home with two precious points in their safe-keeping.
Earlier this summer, the Cork minor footballers had shown admirable resilience when picking themselves up off the floor following a 19-point thumping at home to Kerry and successfully keeping their season alive eight days later in Ennis.
A man who attempted to murder a teenager at a popular Dublin hiking spot and assaulted a psychiatric nurse by attempting to strangle him with a sock has been given permission to move out of his mother's home.
A sister of murdered Irish father-of-two Jason Corbett has revealed the images of her brother’s death at the hands of his jailed American wife and father-in-law will never leave her as they are imprinted on her mind forever.
Long before the ethos of the GAA club became a marketing stick to gently beat us over the head with, one man from a small parish in West Mayo had a vision of how he could best combine his passion for a sport he loved and improve the lives of those in his local community.
Tom and Molly Martens, the father and daughter convicted of killing Irishman Jason Corbett in the US, did not know about a life insurance policy Mr Corbett had until after his death, their family claim.
A special day for Patrician Academy, Mallow as they claimed their first Simcox Cup (Cork PPS senior A football championship title) at the 4G pitch in Páirc Uí Chaoimh. And a thoroughly deserved victory it was too. From start to finish, they played with a huge collective spirit and determination, and with an All Ireland C final against St Paul’s College Oughterard on Saturday week, this will serve as a massive shot in the arm.
IF there are still some bare building bones sticking out at Cork City’s newest hotel (which promises to have pre-Christmas guests in situ by December 18) it’s appropriate — a portion of the site, on Parnell Place, was once a School of Anatomy for UCC.
The art of goalscoring — from Cork’s old machine-gun fire to the heavy artillery of Tipperary — and the free spirits like Lar Corbett are in danger of being drowned in a sea of points. What to do? Change the sliotar? Award four points for the goal? reports