As he takes the call in the office of his Toyota dealership in Clonmel, John Kennedy looks at the framed photograph of Clonoulty-Rossmore’s 1997 senior county-winning team. The win, over Mullinahone, doubled the two-time All-Ireland SHC winner’s county senior medal haul, following the 1989 success against Holycross-Ballycahill.
Sat, 20 Oct, 2018
Despite 39 years of work during which he paid about €78,000 in accumulated pension contributions into the retirement fund, Seán Maher was looking at a pension of €50 or €60 per week once he reached 65, thanks to the “double insolvency” that hit Waterford Crystal in 2009.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013
“Support for the team fell away at an alarming rate: hardly anyone turned up for some of the championship preparation games. In fact, the situation had got so bad that no one cared when or where the panel was holding their training sessions. Every other week, there was news of players being dropped from the panel or leaving through lack of interest. Injuries too were preventing any real progress being affected and, in the circumstances, the trip to Carrick-on-Shannon on June 23 to play Leitrim in the semi-final was one of hope rather than confidence.”
Sat, 01 Sep, 2012
In the drawn game of this Harty Cup quarter-final a week ago Seamus Kennedy, one of the stars of Tipperary’s march to All-Ireland minor football honours, was the hero of the hour for Thurles CBS, his late-late injury-time point sending the game to a replay.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2012