Last night Dave Mahedy closed his office door for the final time at the University of Limerick. As Director of Sport and Recreation, Mahedy has been the driving force behind the growth — and importance — of sport at all levels in UL for almost 30 years.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2019
Tralee is buzzing for hoops. The Complex is gripped by Saturday night fever. Even football people are backing the basketball team in their droves and they’re not just following the Star. First cousins Darren and Fergal O’Sullivan are important figures in the Tralee success story. Ahead of tonight’s National Cup semi-final with Pyrobel Killester at the Mardyke Arena, they explain how a town became united behind the Warriors
Sat, 12 Jan, 2019
WHEN Kerry won one of the most dour and tactically conservative All-Ireland finals in recent memory, last September, it would have been easiest to have put it down to tradition. Kerry win All-Irelands because that is what Kerry traditionally do.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
Longford man Paul Devaney caught the mountaineering bug by accident on a holiday trek to see Mount Everest in 2005. Nine years later he is back in its shadows but this time preparing to climb the highest peak on the planet as part of the seventh and final leg of an amazing journey around the world’s most challenging mountains.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2014
THEY may be still savouring last month’s 36th All-Ireland football title, but Kerry have suffered an early blow for 2010 with confirmation that Tommy Walsh has agreed a preliminary agreement with AFL outfit St Kilda. His club and inter-county colleague David Moran has also been offered an early trial with the same club.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2009