Both Charleville and Douglas GAA clubs have been thrown out of the Cork Premier U21 Hurling championship and face up to €2,500 in fines each as a result of the behaviour of mentors and players in a fourth-round tie last Saturday week.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
Liverpool great Kenny Dalglish thought he was being sacked for a second time when he was called into manager Jurgen Klopp’s office for a conference call with owner John Henry – only to discover he was being immortalised at Anfield.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2017
While Darren Randolph was earning plaudits for his role in helping Middlesbrough keep a clean sheet against Preston – including one fine save to deny ex-Cork City man Sean Maguire – his Ireland understudy Keiren Westwood was having a much less happy time of it in the Championship on Saturday.
Mon, 28 Aug, 2017
Official confirmation that Kevin O’Connor has become Simon Grayson’s last signing as Preston North End manager now gives way to speculation about who the Cork City player – as well as his teammate Sean Maguire and fellow League of Ireland exports Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle – will be playing under at Deepdale next season.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
The Kremlin has released pictures of Russian president Vladimir Putin working out at the gym with prime minister Dmitrty Medvedev – images apparently aimed at shoring up Putin’s rugged, masculine image as his popularity dips.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
With Gibraltar v Ireland on September 4 regarded by many – if not Martin O’Neill – as a foregone conclusion, there will almost be as much interest from Irish supporters in the Georgia v Scotland and Germany v Poland games which also take place in European Championship Group D on the same day.
Tue, 25 Aug, 2015
The Burgess A1 Puppy Stake was the feature on Saturday night’s programme at Curraheen, and victory went to the sponsors, JJ Fennelly and Sheila Spillane, Killeagh, with 5-2 chance Burgess Tadhg (Ace Hi Rumble – Dower Twilight).
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
It is sad to think that Dr. Ali Selim’s attempt to stifle free speech - through threat of legal action against any Irish publication that reprints Charlie Hebdo’s front page depiction of the Prophet Muhammad – can currently be supported by our nation’s laws.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
THERE may be a growing sense at Eastlands that the end is nigh for manager Roberto Mancini – at least, it felt that way when the Italian was jeered by the majority of the stadium as he took off Carlos Tevez late in this latest drab stalemate – but all evidence points to the contrary.
Mon, 15 Nov, 2010
THE National Assets Management Agency, in the first court application of its type, has secured multi-million euro summary judgment orders against three businessmen – Patrick Shovlin and hoteliers Patrick and Anthony Fitzpatrick – over unpaid loans to their companies by Bank of Ireland.
Tue, 12 Oct, 2010
IT is difficult to understand how, in September 2008, less than three days after the country’s two top finance watchdogs – the Central Bank chief John Hurley and financial regulator Patrick Neary – told Government that Ireland’s banks were not facing a debt or cash-flow crisis that a €440 billion deposit guarantee was deemed unavoidable.
Sat, 17 Jul, 2010
IN a routine act of Gallic indifference, the French – having mopped up Newmarket’s 2000 Guineas with Makfi – have turned their backs on Epsom in favour of keeping their equine blue bloods at home for Sunday’s equivalent colts’ classic at Chantilly.
Sat, 05 Jun, 2010