David ‘Stoney’ Burke turns, attention broken. He has a big hurling occasion to mind from between the posts. But the voice is familiar, all too familiar. He scans the bank of wheelchairs at the back of Croke Park’s Hill 16 goal.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2019
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
A former president of NUI Galway has been accused of “inappropriately” supporting Aer Arann boss Pádraig Ó Céidigh in the Seanad elections by a leading member of the college’s governing authority.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
He defeated America’s finest athletes at New York’s Madison Square Garden and other venues in the USA, and now Timothy Jerome O’Mahony, aka ‘The Rosscarbery Steam Engine’, is to receive final official national recognition with a new headstone unveiling ceremony in Glasnevin cemetery on May 13 — 98 years after the Cork runner’s death in Smithfield, Dublin.
Wed, 02 May, 2012
John Egan was hailed as one of the ‘unsung heroes’ of Kerry football yesterday as former team-mates, GAA officials and admirers joined in paying tribute to the player credited with “terrorising defences”, for an innate ability to get “vital scores at vital times” and for perfecting the role of the corner-forward.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2012
He returned ‘home’ expecting to attend a retirement party for his brother Liam, but former Cork dual star supreme Brian Murphy was the centre of attention at the Nemo Rangers complex on Saturday night where he was honoured for his remarkable sporting achievements.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2012
ON the first day of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s visit to Ireland they had lunch at Áras an Uachtarain, invited by President Mary McAleese as part of a small group that included Michael Ó Muircheartaigh, the GAA commentator.
Fri, 19 Aug, 2011
SPORTING legend Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh has claimed he has a “vast” range of support from businesses and politicians for his candidacy for his presidency but says he will wait until next week before deciding whether to run for the Áras.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2011