Person: Dan Murray
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Are our youngsters coached right? Should they play less competitive football? Or more? Is the cross-channel route to the top of the game viable any longer? And can the League of Ireland provide a feasible alternative? In the second part of his look at our supply line of footballers, canvasses more opinion from around the Irish game.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017
Official confirmation that Kevin O’Connor has become Simon Grayson’s last signing as Preston North End manager now gives way to speculation about who the Cork City player – as well as his teammate Sean Maguire and fellow League of Ireland exports Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle – will be playing under at Deepdale next season.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
In keeping with his surname, it might have taken Kevin Long a fair old length of time to finally get his first senior Irish call-up but it took him only 20 minutes to reach last week’s squad training base at Fota Island from his family home in Ballyphehane.
Mon, 29 May, 2017
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
A good portion of the Cork City squad which will arrive at the Aviva tomorrow for the FAI Cup final will have finished in the runner-up position in the league for the third year in a row.
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016
Dan Murray didn’t expect to be playing on Fridays.
Fri, 20 May, 2016
A man has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a takeaway delivery driver in Belfast.
Thu, 12 May, 2016
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Thu, 12 May, 2016
A takeaway delivery driver was lured to his death by a bogus fast food order, detectives in the North have revealed.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015
A late Billy Dennehy penalty was enough to secure second place for the second year running for Cork City who, having held off the attentions of Shamrock Rovers in the league, can now devote their thoughts exclusively to tomorrow week’s FAI Cup final meeting with champions Dundalk.
Sat, 31 Oct, 2015
John Caulfield got the reaction he demanded following Friday’s home defeat to Longford Town as Cork City returned to winning ways to regain a firmer grip on second place in the Premier Division table.
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
Cork City have the FAI Cup final to focus on now after their title challenge ended with a faltering 1-1 draw at United Park
Sat, 10 Oct, 2015
Cork City claimed their place in the ‘dream’ FAI Cup final against Dundalk thanks to a goal from Danny Morrissey, who paid an immediate price for his match-winning heroics.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
Cork City showed that they won’t go down in this title race without a fight as they moved to within five points of champions Dundalk at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division after a comfortable victory over St Patrick’s Athletic at Turner’s Cross last night.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
Cork City will be looking to cut Dundalk’s lead at the top to five points when they take on St Patrick’s Athletic at Turner’s Cross this evening in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division (7.45pm).
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
Having looked like he had kicked his last ball for the club a few short weeks ago, Billy Dennehy is well and truly back in John Caulfield’s good books as his goal saw an out of sorts Cork City claim a priceless three points against a free-falling Galway United at Turner’s Cross last night.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
At 1,778, the second lowest crowd of the season at Turner’s Cross spoke volumes for the dispiriting effects of back to back defeats in the league.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
As they watch Dundalk disappearing over the horizon in the league, Cork City and St Patrick’s Athletic have had just a couple of days in which to lick their wounds after their respective unhappy Mondays in Tallaght Stadium and Oriel Park.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
Damien Duff finally made his League of Ireland debut last night, coming on in the dying moments in Tallaght immediately after a third Shamrock Rovers goal had ensured the comprehensive victory which boosts the Hoops European dreams while leaving Cork City’s title aspirations hanging by the slenderest of threads.
Tue, 18 Aug, 2015
Cork City boss John Caulfield was looking for something akin to a volcanic response after last week’s drawn game and he certainly got it here in the first half at the KR-vollur Stadium with Mark O’Sullivan’s first European goal coming on 13 minutes.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
Cork City bid to extend their Europa League adventure against KR Reyjkavik in Iceland tonight and manager John Caulfield will be looking for a volcanic response from his team after last week’s 1-1 first leg draw at Turner’s Cross.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Reykjavik will be favourites to advance after Oskar Hauksson’s first-half away goal gave the Icelandic a share of the spoils in last night’s entertaining Europa League clash at Turner’s Cross last night.
Fri, 03 Jul, 2015
Cork City limbered up for next week’s Europa League match with another impressive victory at the Brandywell to remain on the heels of leaders Dundalk.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Cork City 1 Bray Wanderers 0: Cork City remain three points behind Premier Division leaders Dundalk after Mark O’Sullivan’s first-half goal gave them victory last night.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
With a Uefa Europa League draw to look forward to during it, Cork City players and staff will hope to enjoy the upcoming summer break.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2015
Cork City secured a crucial win on the road at Eamonn Deacy against Galway United last night as three goals from set pieces saw them gain all three points on the banks of the Corrib.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
There was only one winner from this battle at Turner’s Cross and it wasn’t Cork City or Shamrock Rovers.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
The League of Ireland is improving year on year and thinks it deserves to be seen by more people.
Thu, 14 May, 2015
Bohemians 1 Cork City 1: An away point at Dalymount Park is not to be sniffed at this season but, with rampant Dundalk extending their lead at the top of the table, Cork City will have reason to rue their inability to hold onto an early lead against Bohemians.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Cork City turned in their best performance of the season to make it a Great Friday for their fans at Turner’s Cross last night as they blew Derry City away to move to within a point off leaders Dundalk at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015
There are just three games in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division tonight but no shortage of quality and tantalising sub-plots, as Shamrock Rovers meet Cork City in Tallaght, cup holders St Pats travel to Oriel Park to take on champions Dundalk, and joint bottom clashes with joint top as Galway United host Drogheda United.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
They called him ‘Captain Fantastic’ and the black and white hordes sung his praises when he was named over the public address man of the match.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
Colin Healy is prepared to put his aversion to Dundalk’s artificial pitch aside tonight for the sake of hunting his first league winners’ medal at the age of 34.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2014