Here’s what Jane Mangan, a rising star of RTE’s racing coverage, said about Envoi Allen at a recent media gig. “He’s what it would be if I described my perfect horse to a sculptor or a dream maker.”
Wed, 11 Mar, 2020
The Limerick academy I was involved with for three years was about fostering a culture of doing things the right way — and not necessarily all about winning. Some people in the county had issues with me over that but I never had anyone say a single negative thing to my face, writes
Fri, 17 Aug, 2018
At the end of the match yesterday, I shook hands with Dave Punch, the former Limerick hurler, who works for RTÉ. He asked me if I saw the attendance. I did, I said — 71,000. Dave corrected me. ‘No, Dalo, 71,073.’
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018
I got talking to Joe McKenna in the Gaelic Grounds yesterday shortly after the final whistle. Joe was naturally on a high, as was the whole Limerick crowd, a good share of whom were down on the pitch basking in the warm afterglow of such an impressive win, writes
Mon, 21 May, 2018
While most of the talk around the new-look hurling championship has been how it will severely test the depth and durability of each panel, Walsh Park’s hosting of Kilkenny at the weekend brought to light how it’ll test the suitability of certain provincial grounds as well.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
A court has heard how when gardaí arrived at a house in Limerick to execute a warrant for an Irish man, wanted in England for importing drugs worth over €1.4m they found him at his kitchen table preparing a separate massive drugs consignment.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
Centre-back Wayne McNamara is one of the most experienced players on the Limerick team to face Clare in the All-Ireland SHC semi-final in Croke Park tomorrow, a panel member since 2007. That year, managed by Richie Bennis, Limerick reached the final but were overwhelmed by a whirlwind Kilkenny start and left to save face – which they did – in the following 60 minutes.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013
EX-LIMERICK captain TJ Ryan last night launched a fierce defence of Limerick’s embattled hurlers, insisting they’re not unmanageable. However, the Garryspillane man said there’s only one resolution to the crippling dispute – Justin McCarthy’s resignation.
Sat, 16 Jan, 2010
WE HAD the Haka in Croke Park on Saturday as more history was made at Jones Road with the arrival of the famous All Blacks. Unfortunately, I had to miss the game as I was honouring a commitment to attend a very special function in the Hospital Herbertstown club in Limerick.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2008