A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Barry Kelly hasn’t retired. Not officially, anyway. The 2017 season was his last as an inter-county referee but not as a match official.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
Just when it seemed hurling was entering a post-Kilkenny-Tipp era, the first national final of the year is… Kilkenny-Tipp. It’s something to relish, writes .
Wed, 04 Apr, 2018
Dicksboro won their fifth Kilkenny senior hurling title in a high-scoring final in Nowlan Park.
Sun, 29 Oct, 2017
Most farmers believe the Government should increase spending in next month’s Budget rather than cut taxes.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
TV ratings from last Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final revealed an average home viewing figure of just 1,183 watched the game on Sky Sports in the Republic of Ireland. In contrast, 532,000 took in the game on RTÉ2.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2017
A performance of Messiah, 275 years after the famous oratorio made its debut in this country, will be one of the highlights of Kilkenny Arts Festival, writes
Wed, 09 Aug, 2017
Too many games is never a bad complaint but this past weekend’s inter-county GAA action and affairs takes a lot of digesting.
Tue, 04 Jul, 2017
Waterford selector Dan Shanahan is expecting a “savage battle” on Sunday in the Munster SHC semi-final against Cork.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
This Tipp team might be on the threshold of greatness, writes .
Fri, 09 Sep, 2016
Pat O’Connor wonders does a ‘holy trinity’ of officials exist for September Sunday?...
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
Work-rate more than goals will keep Waterford on the straight and narrow in Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final replay against Kilkenny, according to Noel Connors.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016
Sat, 06 Feb, 2016
Attendances at this year’s All-Ireland hurling and football championships reached 1,448,560, an increase of 9.2% on the 2014 figure.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
Mel Mercier tellsabout plans for the UCC-based Cork Gamelan Ensemble to release their debut album
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
Most of the big summer events have finalised their line-ups, with tickets already up for grabs.rounds up 10 of the best
Fri, 27 Mar, 2015
Tipperary will have no representation in this year’s Munster Club senior football club championship due to a backlog of games.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
Almost like clockwork, Paul Rouse has tweeted each Monday with the latest Sky Sports live GAA viewing figures in Ireland.
Tue, 15 Jul, 2014
Sorry, but is that it? Nearly a week on from all the hype and hysteria and no little fear that was triggered by the GAA’s new TV deal, has anyone actually looked at the games Sky has won exclusive rights to show?
Tue, 08 Apr, 2014
At this September’s Ryder Cup, the European and US players will emerge from a tunnel into the amphitheatre of the first tee. Before a ball is struck, it will make for great TV.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2014
Now in its second year, the Subtitle European Film Festival returns to Kilkenny next week (Nov 25-Dec 1). This year’s programme boasts 35 of the best European films of recent years, among them Christian Mungiu’s stunning drama Beyond the Hills and the French comedy The Intouchables.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2013
Things will only get better. Fear not, Kerry fans — this is not some hollow hushabye as you contemplate your longest stretch without an All-Ireland title since the 11-year famine ended in 1997.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2013
For the second time in three years, Offaly’s Brian Gavin has been handed the role of officiating the All-Ireland final.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2013
Strict broadcasting rights meant TV3 were unable to show extra-time in the Clare-Wexford game in Thurles on Saturday.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2013
Setanta Sports are aiming to take a larger slice of the GAA’s media rights when they come up at the end of the year.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2013
The GAA is on course for a hike in Championship attendances, with three of the four provincial councils estimating increases on last year’s numbers.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2013
Munster chairman Seán Walsh has welcomed the Hurling Development Committee’s (HDC) proposals to retain the province’s senior championship in its current guise.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2012
Kilkenny hurling supporters — and sports fans generally — can look forward to a treat next year, when Henry Shefflin’s autobiography will be published.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2012
In its third year, the Kilkenny economics and comedy festival has attracted a host of dissident number-crunchers and academics to tackle the ongoing economic crisis.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2012
So there we were, on the seventh level of the Hogan Stand three weeks ago.
Sat, 29 Sep, 2012
Galway hurling manager Anthony Cunningham says he and his team have “no fears referee-wise” ahead of the All-Ireland final against Kilkenny.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2012
KILKENNY is gearing up for the 15th Smithwick’s Rhythm and Roots music festival this May bank holiday weekend.
Tue, 01 May, 2012
A father-of-four who received a wholly suspended sentence after stabbing one man and violently attacking six others in two "extreme" unprovoked attacks has been jailed for three years following a successful appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2012
A MOUTH-WATERING programme of events was unveiled at the weekend for the fifth annual Savour Kilkenny Food Festival which takes place over the October bank holiday weekend.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2011
A man has been arrested in relation to the false imprisonment of a bank official (former Kilkenny hurler Adrian Ronan) and his family in Kilkenny almost two years ago.
Tue, 13 Sep, 2011
IT wasn’t too long after yesterday’s victory that Declan Ryan was turning his attention to next month’s All-Ireland final — and playing down Tipperary’s favourites tag.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2011
HENRY SHEFFLIN and John Tennyson, the two wonder boys in the Kilkenny squad, have been named in the team to face Tipperary in the All-Ireland SHC final in Croke Park tomorrow.
Sat, 04 Sep, 2010
Ballyhale Shamrocks captain Eamonn Walsh strongly praised his side for their resilient display as they claimed a record fifth AIB All-Ireland Club Senior hurling title following a five-point win over Portumna yesterday at Croke Park.
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010
IT was 1984, centenary year of the GAA, and in Kilkenny, the land where hurling is the major religion, Ballyhale Shamrocks reigned supreme. Just once in the previous six years (1981), was their authority broken, beaten by The Village, the legendary James Stephens club in the city.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2009