Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe has moved one step closer to his third appearance at an Olympic Games after comfortably qualifying for the men’s individual final at the European Modern Pentathlon Championships in Bath, England.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
Residents living near Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork have been given a private tour to see progress on the multimillion-euro revamp of the GAA stadium, which is on course to host its first games next July.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2016
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
Thirty-nine jockeys were found in breach of a rule relating to the controversial start of this year’s Crabbie’s Grand National – but were given no more than a caution at a British Horseracing Authority disciplinary panel hearing yesterday.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014
There were seven races at yesterday’s Cloyne Harriers point-to-point fixture at Dromahane and the Tom Keating-trained Mortlestown attained due reward for his consistency by winning a vintage first division of the five and six-year-old geldings’ maiden in the hands of ‘Corky’ Carroll, who immediately dedicated the victory to his stricken colleague JT McNamara.
Mon, 18 Mar, 2013
Back at the scene of his memorable Guinness Galway Hurdle success with Rebel Fitz, Mick Winters struck again at Ballybrit yesterday when classy mare Missunited made every yard of the running to justify 8/13 favouritism in the Easyfix Rubber Products Novice Hurdle.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2012
Classy mare Blazing Tempo registered her ninth career success and sparked a double for champion trainer Willie Mullins and owner Susannah Ricci when justifying even-money favouritism in the Irish Stallion Farms Mares Hurdle at Kilbeggan’s final meeting of 2012 last evening.
Sat, 08 Sep, 2012
KEVIN DOWNES confesses it was weird. When he entered the dressing rooms of the Staker Wallace club in Martinstown near Kilmallock last January, he was unsure. On a black winter’s night, he was introduced to the world of senior inter-county hurling, just over four months since he’d torn open the envelope and digested his Leaving Cert results.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2011
A LIMERICK taxi driver, jailed for seven years on Monday for raping a teenage customer, was allowed to continue working as a taxi driver by a District Court judge following the rape allegation despite objections by Limerick’s most senior garda officer.
Wed, 10 Feb, 2010