Person: Joe O’Connor
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Former Limerick captain Donal O’Grady has replaced Brian Geary in John Kiely’s management team for 2002 as Kiely was last night ratified for another two years at the helm with the option of a third.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
John Kiely has been given a two-year extension as manager of the Limerick senior hurling team.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
93 people have died in 84 collisions on our roads so far this year.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
A powerful final 25 minutes by 14-men Tipperary sent them into next month’s All-Ireland final against Kilkenny.
Sun, 28 Jul, 2019
The first time I saw Peter Casey during my time with the Limerick Academy, and as Limerick minor coach in 2015, I felt he’d be more suited to being a jockey in the Irish Derby than a hurler lighting up Croke Park.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
There’s a blissful ignorance to Aaron Gillane’s hurling that he is loathe to surrender.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
Limerick manager John Kiely says a place in the 2019 Munster final is not on his mind as his side prepare to face Tipperary in Thurles this Sunday.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
A “well-pitched and well-varied” Leaving Cert higher level English paper left students “beaming” on the first day of their exams.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2019
The largest public sector trade union in the country says its pledge to increase local authority funding and restore local council powers has received the backing of 10 parties fielding 1,056 local authority candidates in tomorrow’s elections.
Thu, 23 May, 2019
II read that they are planning to put microchips into sliotars now.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
There was no lack of drama — or county stars — on show over an exciting opening weekend of club championship action in Kerry.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
Limerick manager John Kiely finally got to see Aaron Gillane’s instinctive Allianz Hurling League final goal last Sunday evening.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2019
Chris Bond, who represents Dublin South West on the party’s national executive, stepped down at the same time as party chairman Joe O’Connor and vice chair Carly Bailey.
Sun, 24 Feb, 2019
The summer game always looks strange when the players’ breath is visible in small clouds at every facemask.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2019
New Kerry football manager Peter Keane had full autonomy in selecting his backroom team, Kerry county board chairman Tim Murphy has insisted.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2018
Two All-Ireland titles with different counties inside six seasons have made Paul Kinnerk hot property on the inter-county scene, but the Limerick coach has no desire to make the leap into management.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2018
Davy Fitzgerald has revealed how close he came to walking away from Wexford, and from hurling, before a crosscountry trip by some of the county’s players persuaded him to sign up for a third season in the southeast.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
The Social Democrats have branded the tit-for-tat exchanges between Fine Gael and Fianna Fail ahead of the budget as “auction politics”.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2018
On the wall at his home in Tralee, etched in words big enough to see anytime his eyes wander from his work, Joe O’Connor has written a reminder:
Sat, 25 Aug, 2018
Last October when some of the country’s most enquiring coaching minds and leading service providers attended the HPX High Performance conference out in Sport Ireland’s fabulous new campus in Abbotstown, a number of the best operators working in inter-county hurling fell into each other’s company during a tea break.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
The hurling world is taking Limerick seriously in terms of being contenders in this year’s championship, but Ollie Moran is sounding a note of caution.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2018
Limerick turning Tipperary over is hardly something the Munster championship or the Gaelic Grounds hasn’t seen before yet there was something novel and different about this.
Mon, 21 May, 2018
DCU midfielder Darren Mullen said that knocking out the champions and advancing to the semi-finals of the Fitzgibbon Cup is a huge boost to hurling in the university.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
The game seemed destined for extra-time until the closing stages.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
Donnchadh Walsh has confirmed he will return to the Kerry set-up for the latter stages of their Division 1 campaign.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
Did you manage to change your work-life balance for the better in 2017? Then you could be the new brand ambassador for the Balance Expo.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2018
A total of 27 athletes have been selected for the Irish team for the European Cross Country Championships to be held in Samorin, Slovakia this weekend. Ireland has entries in senior men’s and women’s as well as in the U20 category. Fionnuala McCormack (Kilcoole) will make a record-breaking 15th appearance on Sunday.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017
Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice has drafted in leading basketball coach James Weldon to take on some coaching responsibilities with the Kingdom’s footballers in 2018.
Thu, 07 Dec, 2017
“Am I good enough to wear number 14 for Kerry next year? That’s what I have to prove.” Kieran Donaghy thought he was finished in a Kerry jersey. The pain of defeat by Mayo bit deep but he has always found a way of twisting pain to his own ends. And he has always loved to prove people wrong.
Sat, 02 Dec, 2017
It’s probably a good thing that new Dublin hurling boss Pat Gilroy was in Boston and missed county champions Cuala’s latest outing.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
Tracey Kennedy was confirmed last night as the first female chair in Cork GAA history as nominations closed for annual convention without a challenge to her nomination.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
Gardaí have submitted a detailed file to the DPP in relation to a fatal attack on a man at a truck stop in Cork earlier this year.
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017
Further proof, in the unlikely event it was required, of the enduring appeal of underage hurling.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
Clare have only won one game in Munster since 2008. It hasn’t been good enough, writes
Sat, 03 Jun, 2017
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