Picture the scene; Six Nations 2030, a packed stadium of 50,000 cheering fans, a large green pocket of Irish travelling fans surrounded by maroon shirts. Hold on, Maroon? It’s not that the Welsh shirts had a France shirt mixed up in the wash, it’s Georgia.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2020
The largest single footprint in the conserved, converted and upgraded yard space with enclosed garden at Cork city’s Thompson House, measuing about 12,500 sq ft, is now available to let, on a new ten year lease, according to Lynch family owners’ co-developer John Lynch.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2020
In the difficult matter of serving up bad news, those PR execs in sharp suits like to talk of getting out in front of the story. Beating the naysayers to the punch and controlling the narrative insofar as that’s possible and plausible.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Whatever your taste in sports, odds are it has been soured at times by a decision from a referee or an official of some other hue. Bill White, a former baseball player and commentator, got it just right when he said that umpiring is tough because, no matter what the decision, you’re always half-wrong.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Cork County Board chairperson Tracey Kennedy has insisted that both she and county secretary Kevin O'Donovan acted in good faith with regard to the redundancy of former senior administrator Diarmuid O'Donovan.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2019
A year before the IMF, ECB, and European Commission landed in Dublin, the GAA’s own equivalent of a troika was ready to bail out a besieged Cork County Board and its long-time secretary Frank Murphy, writes
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018
Cork County Board secretary Frank Murphy has reiterated his opposition to the GAA decision to change the inter-county minor grade from U18 to U17, and he also maintains the U20 All-Ireland finals should not replace the minor deciders as senior curtain-raisers.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018
The same day Roy Keane adorned the front page of this paper by flying back into his hometown to launch the Liam Miller tribute match also happened to be the 25th anniversary of him joining Manchester United for a then record British transfer fee.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2018