Upstairs in the Cork Institute of Technology student centre, a picture of the college’s 2009 Sigerson Cup winning team hangs on the wall outside Keith Ricken’s office.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
A wedding later this month, a 15-month-old baby, plus radio and TV gigs — you’d think Kathryn Thomas has enough on her plate right now. But no, she’s just decided to take her Pure Results bootcamp to Spain for the first time.finds out more.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
Sat, 27 Jan, 2018
Sporting fame allowed him to belong. But despite enjoying a varied career full of celebrity and success, Jason Sherlock retired feeling a failure. A deep thinker, his views on Gaelic football left him frustrated by his and Dublin’s underachievement. But now, as Jim Gavin’s coach, everything has come together and finally makes sense
Sun, 26 Nov, 2017
A couple of months after Martin O’Neill took a sabbatical from football management to help look after his then ill wife Geraldine, this writer interviewed someone who had played minor inter-county Gaelic football with one of O’Neill’s great foot soldiers at Parkhead, Neil Lennon.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
For a media working off morsels to understand what really makes Jim Gavin tick, his keynote presentation at the HPX High Performance Conference back in October, when everyone from Maslow to Mandela to MLK got a mention, was rightly considered revelatory.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017
During Jim Gavin’s presentation at Sport Ireland’s recent HPX Conference, the Dublin manager noted that there were “some competitors in the audience”, past and present, which probably explained why he was so big on philosophy but so scarce on actual detail, writes.
Wed, 18 Oct, 2017