In a world where we have become conditioned to the top teams reaming off their dry, cold, clichés of obeying the ‘process’, departing Carlow football coach Steven Poacher was a brilliant contradiction, a Jackson Pollock splat of colour across the last three seasons.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
As Dublin star Diarmuid Connolly looks set to head out to the US for the summer in the coming days, the allure of Gaelic football in Boston is proving extremely attractive, with a host of inter-county and elite club talent basing themselves there this summer.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
The Dáil public accounts committee has demanded that Cork Institute of Technology explain why it spent €13,000 on a “banquet” for its retiring president which involved a “red carpet, marquee, and ice-sculpture of a dolphin” as students are struggling for help.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017
A number of doctors involved in the clinical validation of an IT system that cost €35m and has so far accrued around €1m in additional consultancy fees said it has had “a positive impact on the hospitals who have deployed it”.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
The president of Cork Institute of Technology has been paid €227,956 in a pension lump sum and an annual pension of €78,315 from the college despite still occupying the post, the Public Accounts Committee has been told.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
The Irish space industry took a giant leap forward yesterday as Cork welcomed delegates to the International Space Studies Program, where 320 international professionals, academics and astronauts will spend the next nine weeks in the city.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
Carlow midfielder Brendan Murphy is excited about facing the ‘greatest team he has ever seen’ after Sunday’s win over Wexford qualified them for the Leinstern SFC quarter-final with All-Ireland champions Dublin in a fortnight.
Tue, 23 May, 2017
A Championship opener at Dr Cullen Park may not have been one for the purists to salivate over, but the intrigue was constant and the reward for Carlow far greater than the immediacy of a Leinster quarter-final date with Dublin. That may be daunting, but it can wait, writes.
Mon, 22 May, 2017