In a week that began in abject defeat to Derry City at the same venue, St Patrick’s produced one of their best displays of the campaign back at Richmond Park to mark the news on Thursday that they look to have a back door entry into the Europa League this summer.
Independent News & Media has a “very high standard” of corporate governance procedures and would have told the State’s corporate watchdog so, had he made it aware he had concerns in that regard, the High Court has been told.
The State’s botched investigation against ex-banker Seán FitzPatrick was undermined by the fact that untrained officials were tasked with taking key evidence because other prioritised Anglo investigations were draining vital resources.
Goals in either half from Billy Dennehy and Christy Fagan gave Pat’s all three points from this entertaining Dublin derby at Tallaght Stadium. Dennehy opened the scoring as the game entered first half injury time with Fagan scoring the second early in the second half.
We all know of folk who keep their Christmas decorations up all year round, to save on the hassle of taking them down. In Kilkenny, they may as well leave their black-and-amber colours on the streets, windows and telegraph poles on a continuous basis because come September (Sept-amber?) it’s likely they’ll be needed.
Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon refused to be drawn on the potential signing of 100-times capped Republic of Ireland winger Damien Duff as he stressed the importance of keeping the focus on what is Rovers’ biggest match in three years.