Two-time All-Ireland winning Clare selector Tony Considine believes the Banner County would be well served by mirroring Cork’s progressive approach and filling their various management teams with the men who twice delivered Liam MacCarthy glory in the mid-’90s.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2019
When local artist Maura O’Connell of West Cork Casting Studio was commissioned to prepare specially-moulded hand casts for none other than Cork GAA legend, Seán Óg Ó hAilpín, and rising Cork GAA star, Melissa Duggan, she couldn’t wait to get stuck in.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2019
Na Piarsaigh were on top of their game in Carrigadrohid on Saturday, producing a fine display of football to book a quarter-final place in the Cork Premier IFC. On a wet evening, they emerged easy victors in this round 2A clash against a Naomh Abán side that never got going.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
An outstanding contest, highlighted by the skill and class of Alan Cadogan, presented a much more positive image of Cork hurling after the flop in Semple Stadium the previous Sunday and fittingly Douglas were the winners in this first-round game in Páirc Uí Rinn yesterday.
Mon, 30 May, 2016
Half white, half Asian Dubliner Dean Van Nguyen speaks to other mixed-race Irish people in their twenties and thirties about growing up in a primarily white culture, being subjected to racist taunts, and coming to terms with their own sense of self.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
The 2014 season wasn’t without its fair share of disputes and furore. But just where does the likes of Shane Enright’s non-black card, Parade-gate and Stephen O’Keeffe’s safety-defying save from Anthony Nash rank in the GAA’s biggest on-field Championship controversies since 2000?
Wed, 24 Dec, 2014
For a measure of how a player is valued, very often you need look no further than his club. When he was barely out of his teens, Na Piarsaigh trusted Christopher Joyce with the most pivotal and responsible position on the field, centre-back.
Sat, 12 Jul, 2014
THE future of the Church, its power, and its position in Irish society have been glimpsed over the last three weeks in a spat about education. The location was the northside of Cork City, but unfolding events spoke volumes of how the Catholic Church at large intends to shape a future to serve its needs and retain as much power as possible.
Sat, 08 Mar, 2014