33 years ago, Kerry met Meath in Croke Park, with the greatest team of all running out of road and the Royals on the rise. An email conversation with Liam Hayes stirred some memories on Gaelic football and sportswriting, now and then
Sat, 03 Aug, 2019
Eleven years ago, Bryan Cullen was an employee of Ulster Bank. It was merely a means to an end. Having graduated three years previously with a sports science and health degree, the job made little sense but for the fact he was playing inter-county football and the bank were associate sponsors of the All-Ireland SFC.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
A Co Cavan estate agent sold a Dublin woman’s holiday apartment in Turkey before “falsely and dishonestly misleading her and misappropriating” the €42,000 proceeds in a personal AIB bank account, a judge was told yesterday.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016
Rarely does a day pass in this country without a wonderfully evocative image appearing in the national papers from some sporting event or other and yesterday’s shot in these pages of Patrick Cronin striking the sliotar amidst the floodlights and flurries of snow during Cork and Waterford’s pre-season meeting in Mallow certainly ticked that particularly box.
Fri, 15 Jan, 2016
David Cameron is preparing for another term as the UK's Prime Minister, the Limerick woman who along with her young daughter died in a road crash in Poland on Wednesday, had just moved into a new family home in Norway and Memphis Depay has vowed to help bring the glory days back to Old Trafford.
Fri, 08 May, 2015
Sean Boylan knows a thing or two about bringing Dublin down, and while the legendary Meath manager sees no obvious stumbling block to prevent the Dubs running amok in Leinster again this year, he sees problems ahead for Jim Gavin’s side.
Fri, 08 May, 2015