Wed, 25 Mar, 2020
Prosecutors have been given a date in December to argue that the five-year jail term given to Kerry farmer Michael Ferris, who drove the prongs of a teleporter into his neighbour after a decades-long row about a noisy bird-scarer, was “unduly lenient”.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
A survivor of Waterford’s last All-Ireland win in 1959, Austin Flynn manned the Déise square at a time when his chief responsibility was to ‘protect the goalkeeper from being killed’. His policing was thorough, even when assigned the cases of greats such as Nickey Rackard, Liam Devaney, and Christy Ring, who became a great friend as much as foe.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017
A bag of grain — because he always produced “top quality grain” — and a copy of The Farmers Weekly — because no week was complete without it, were placed on the altar for the funeral Mass of Anthony O’Mahony, 74, the farmer who died in an incident involving a teleporter (truck-mounted lift) while on his way to check on his spring wheat at his lands in Rattoo south of the village last Tuesday.
Sat, 08 Apr, 2017
he footballers of Shannon Rangers were already running behind schedule when they landed onto the Boherbee Road outside Austin Stack Park. The main entrance, though, was barely visible among the thousands of supporters attempting to make their way into the stadium. The men from North Kerry were stranded.
Sun, 06 Mar, 2016
The Valvoline Irish Forest Rally Championship went down to the final stage of the final round, the Glens of Antrim Rally, where fourth place was enough for Monaghan’s Josh Moffett to lift the crown after his only title rival, former champion Michael O’Brien, slid his Ford Focus WRC off the track towards the end of the final stage.
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015