By the summer of 1990, All-Ireland football champions Cork had Kerry’s number. So much so that Rebel fans were yelling ‘lock the gates’ as they dismembered the Kingdom in the provincial decider in Cork. However a bigger challenge loomed for Billy Morgan, Larry Tompkins, & Co — Meath. In his new book on Cork’s historic double season,reveals how Colm O’Neill turned from peripheral to pivotal figure on the road to GAA history.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019
Cork GAA chairman Ger Lane has given tacit approval to an independent company, featuring current and former inter-county players, which is set to begin a round of US fund-raising initiatives aimed at better resourcing the Cork senior footballers and hurlers.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
“It’s a gorgeous, mature cul de sac,” says estate agent Niall Cahalane of the pleasures of Knockrea Gardens, where he has No 17 motoring along nicely in bids, in the low €200,000s, having initially guided at €197,000.
Sat, 30 May, 2015
mickey Linden’s sporting career was as long as it was illustrious but two All-Ireland titles and three Ulster crowns don’t tell half the story about a man who, along with Peter Canavan, was probably the most electrifying inside forward in the country during the 1990s.
Sat, 17 May, 2014
He’ll line out in his 25th All-Ireland final for his county on Sunday, but he’s never hit a ball in Croke Park. Dr Con Murphy, doyen of GAA medics, has been on the sideline for the Cork hurlers and footballers since 1976, when a chance encounter on a Saturday night led to a lifetime of sporting memories.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2013