Paul Rouse is an accidental academic, but a fascination with history deepened into a passion when it merged with his love of sport. His new book, ‘The Hurlers’, charts the birth of the modern game in that first All-Ireland final 131 years ago. He marvels at what a few visionary hurling men gave the country, but can’t help think that hurling has since failed at least half that country
Sat, 13 Oct, 2018
A director of a credit union in Co Limerick, who claimed his Mercedes car was taken from him by a group of men when he went Christmas shopping to the North, yesterday pleaded guilty at Limerick Circuit Court to attempting to make a gain of €52,000 by deception from AXA Insurance Ltd.
Thu, 07 May, 2015
Singer-turned-hero Damien Dempsey didn’t make a song and dance yesterday about the summer day he saved a swimmer’s life. The Dublin native waded into the River Slaney in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, and helped pluck a drowning man to safety.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014
BRUFF produced a magical 80 minutes and wrote a new chapter in the storied history of the ODM Munster Senior Cup at Thomond Park yesterday, denying tournament specialists Garryowen their 39th triumph with a display that combined brilliance and dogged determination.
Mon, 03 Jan, 2011