Cork County Board secretary Frank Murphy has reiterated his opposition to the GAA decision to change the inter-county minor grade from U18 to U17, and he also maintains the U20 All-Ireland finals should not replace the minor deciders as senior curtain-raisers.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018
The much-awaited clash between Charlie O’Donovan (Coláiste Chríost Rí) and Darragh McElhinney (Coláiste Pobail, Bantry) in the senior boys 1500m lived up to expectations at the Irish Life Health Munster Schools Championships which took place in glorious conditions at Castleisland.
Mon, 21 May, 2018
From playing soccer with Def Leppard to rugby under Joe Schmidt, Ken Robinson enjoyed an eclectic sporting education. And now he is transferring his skills to developing a new generation of young Irish sporting talents in the capital.
Sat, 05 May, 2018
It wasn’t the GAA that coined the phrase ‘Super 8’ — they have the Club Players Association (CPA) to thank for that one. And it wasn’t the GAA that labelled April as club month. But if they aren’t going to fill vacuums others are going to do it for them.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
Mallow hurlers suffered heartbreak in the Cork Premier IHC final, but there was joy for their supporters yesterday as their footballers showed tremendous character to be crowned Premier IFC champions at the newly revamped Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017
Castleknock, St Brigid’s and Ballymun Kickhams all advanced to the quarter-finals of the Dublin Senior Football Championship with wins over St Oliver Plunketts/Eoghan Ruadh, Thomas Davis and St Mary’s Saggart, respectively, on Saturday.
Mon, 15 May, 2017
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
In a way, it was a pity that referee Jerome Henry blew full-time just as Michael Farragher bore down on goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time, as another point would have given Corofin the biggest winning margin ever in a Connacht final.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
This Thursday evening Castleknock play in their first senior football semi-final. Formed in 1998, they truly are the nouveau riche of Dublin GAA. Their story is a heartening one, their defiance to make their presence felt in west Dublin all the more impressive with the mammoth St Brigid’s for company.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
Working in Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital, Noelle Healy has her good days and bad days. She’s seen things she probably wouldn’t want you to see and after a stint with the Mater’s cardiology team, Healy is now specialising in anaesthesia.
Sun, 25 Sep, 2016