Former chairman of Clare GAA Michael McDonagh is spearheading a campaign for the county board to follow the Cork GAA lead by issuing a commemorative jersey marking one of the most high profile victims of the War of Independence in the Banner County.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020
One evening a couple of years back, Christy Dixon was listening to Clare FM from his home in Dublin when Joan Hanrahan played a slow-air track, ‘An Fhuinseogigín Rua’, on her show The West Wind. Dixon had learned the song going to school in Mullagh in west Clare but the memory was even more poignant because it reminded him of his time playing music with the famed Willie Clancy.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2019
It might only be the McGrath Cup, but the Cork footballers, for a variety of reasons, would be best served by ensuring the pre-season silverware is perched at the front of the team bus when it pulls out of Willie Clancy country tomorrow afternoon.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2019
Miltown Malbay is guaranteed to be cock-a-hoop next week when the Willie Clancy Festival throws in, but you might mistake it for starting early if hometown man Conor Cleary is part of a first Munster SHC-winning Clare side in 20 years this Sunday.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
Thu, 12 May, 2016
Even as Philippe Coutinho injected hope into Liverpool’s chances of reeling in Borussia Dortmund in their Europa League quarter-final second leg at Anfield last week, Clare senior football selector David O’Brien was momentarily distracted.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
ADJUSTING the collar of his heavy wool overcoat to shield his ears from a biting February breeze, John O’Donoghue strode purposefully through the near deserted streets of the mid Kerry village of Miltown and made an immediate beeline for O’Shea’s pub.
Wed, 09 Feb, 2011
A YOUNG nursing student was left with a severe brain injury after his car was struck head-on by another car driven on the wrong side of the road by a young man who was racing in convoy and playing a game of “catch up” with another vehicle, the High Court heard yesterday.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2007