In the same way that Ireland has always relied on a strong core of Munster players — forwards, in particular — Munster has always been at its belligerent best with a core of influential Limerick forwards on board, writes
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
The State’s botched investigation against ex-banker Seán FitzPatrick was undermined by the fact that untrained officials were tasked with taking key evidence because other prioritised Anglo investigations were draining vital resources.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
It’s been 21 years but the names of Pat Whelan and Seamus Harty aren’t far from Trevor Hogan’s lips when the conversation strays back to the 16-year old kid who wandered into the Nenagh Ormond club at the onset of his rugby journey.
Sun, 23 Apr, 2017
A former director of Anglo Irish Bank has pleaded guilty to an offence of failing to maintain a register in respect of the granting on September 29, 2008, by the bank of a loan on particular terms to another director of the bank.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2016
An anti-water charges protestor was convicted this evening of assaulting a Detective Garda, while he was on duty, providing protection for the Taoiseach and other cabinet ministers, at a Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
Thomond Park has played host to many chapters in Munster’s storied rugby journey but pride of place remains the game against the otherwise unbeaten New Zealanders on October 31, 1978, an occasion that understandably claims pride of place in a new book ‘Where Miracles Happen - The Story of Thomond Park’, by Charlie Mulqueen and Brendan O’Dowd.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
The Menu is packing his theatre binoculars with the mother-of-pearl inlay and his most elasticated cummerbund for what promises to be a splendid evening of theatrical and culinary high-jinks at Dublin’s Smock Alley Theatre throughout the month of August.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015