Person: Mick O’Connell
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
asks what previous All-Ireland final replays can tell us about Saturday’s game?
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019
All-Ireland winner Bryan Sheehan on learning the art of free-taking from Maurice Fitzgerald and why Kerry football is in a good place, despite the exodus of its All-Ireland winning stars.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019
The surprise U-turn by the new council came after the new office of the Planning Regulator intervened and warned that "the substantial parcel of lands" was outside the core area of Knightstown
Sun, 04 Aug, 2019
Famous Kerry footballer Mick O’Connell and a neighbour are battling with county council and department of local government planners opposed to land on Valentia Island, Co Kerry, being designated for low-density housing
Mon, 13 May, 2019
In the third of a five-part series on the local elections,profiles the revamped Cork City North-West district
Wed, 01 May, 2019
The Department of Foreign Affairs is contacting British authorities after fears were raised that submarines using sonar may have caused the deaths of a record number of Cuvier’s beaked whales off the Irish coast.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018
Autopsies are being carried out on several dolphins that have washed up on beaches in the last month.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018
This year the worst on record as 56 mammals wash up on beaches
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
Thu, 05 Jan, 2017
The world of wine is a large place and columns like this I hope help distil it down to a manageable size.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
Mon, 19 Sep, 2016
TOMORROW, the pinnacle of the GAA season is reached, but it’s an occasion about much more than a game of football between two hyper-trained teams, writes.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
It’s not just a jersey they hand you, but one with a number, and often that number counts.
Mon, 04 Jul, 2016
Many a campaign was plotted in the front room of John and Maureen McNamara’s house on Shamrock Hill in Clonmel, many a victory celebrated, many a defeat mourned, many a cup of tea shared over the years on good footballing days and bad.
Tue, 01 Dec, 2015
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Two Presentation sisters died in a double drowning incident after going for a swim at Inch Strand, in Co Kerry on a fine summer’s evening in a calm sea, the inquest into their death was told yesterday.
Sun, 27 Sep, 2015
Today, I beg the kind indulgence and understanding of my long-suffering readership as I take a first, nervous step into the world of confessional journalism.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
She was a woman of many names. Also known as ‘Mary O’Connor’, ‘Mary the Shop’, and ‘Mary the Pensioner’, it was the title of ‘Mary John B’ that charmed her the most.
Tue, 18 Aug, 2015
Kerry legend Mick O’Dwyer has expressed concern over the direction Gaelic football is taking.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
All season long Donagh Kelly (Ford Focus WRC) has been a consistent barometer of pace in the Triton Showers National Rally Championship.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
WHEN Kerry won one of the most dour and tactically conservative All-Ireland finals in recent memory, last September, it would have been easiest to have put it down to tradition. Kerry win All-Irelands because that is what Kerry traditionally do.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
Sean Kelly thinks it would be "a disaster" for the GAA to run off all its fixtures in the one calendar year.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
When outfoxed by superior coaching methods or tactics, Kerry have been swift to absorb lessons and make the necessary changes, writes Paddy Heaney.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015
Discarded plastic causing the death of a dolphin might be an ominous portent of things to come, a marine lobby group has warned.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
All 13 members of a pod of long-finned pilot whales which live-stranded on a beach in Co Donegal yesterday morning have died despite the best efforts of locals to save them.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
The Queen didn’t do a parachute jump, but Limerick yesterday exuded a spectacular summer glow for the opening of the Special Olympic Ireland Games.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2014
Two local authority housing projects are to be built in Cork City as part of a €5m investment.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2014
You can observe a lot just by watching,” the quote machine that is Yoggi Berra offered and reading a book on and with Dennis Bergkamp in recent days, we’re guessing the Dutchman would agree.
Tue, 07 Jan, 2014
One of the country’s premier Irish cultural festivals, which is expected to attract up to 10,000 visitors by the weekend, is under way in Killarney.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
A 92-year-old US woman who met her colourful Irish husband in most unusual circumstances will tonight recall the event.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2013
How has the ‘look’ of Gaelic football’s most storied rivalry changed over the years?
Sat, 31 Aug, 2013
Those who knew him well saw globe-trotting millionaire John O’Connor as a dynamic, complex, mercurial, and generous man and paid their due tributes yesterday.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2013
Given almost 50 league campaigns have come and gone since, it’s quite possible the last time Kerry failed to score in a half of league football before last Sunday came after 1966.
Tue, 05 Feb, 2013
As emigration threatens the survival of GAA clubs in one of its greatest strongholds, senior figures in the association are to hold a special meeting on the situation in Kerry tonight.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2013
Valentia, home of Gaelic football legend Mick O’Connell, have informed the Kerry County Board they will be unable to field an adult team this year due to a player shortage.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013
Former Cork footballer Niall FitzGerald, who died last week, was a key member of the teams which lost the All-Ireland senior finals of 1956 and 1957 to Galway and Louth respectively and he also played in three losing Railway Cup finals with Munster.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2012
It was the kind of send-off he would have loved — a packed house, music, humour, sporting people, and, most importantly of all, friends from all over the country.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
Everyone has a “Páidí story” and they came yesterday as fast as the man himself ever ran around Croke Park.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2012
The man considered to be the most stylish gaelic footballer in GAA history has delivered a withering indictment of the game he once loved and adorned.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2012