It was a dour struggle in many respects as befitting the time of the year, but cometh the hour some brilliance burned brightly in the low-lying West Clare sun as the Kennedys swooped to conquer for a mightily relieved Clonmel Commercials side.
Sun, 17 Nov, 2019
The horror of being sexually abused as a child by a notorious scout leader has been revealed by three of his victims, who were so traumatised that they struggled with suicidal thoughts and substance abuse into their adult lives.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
After proving a class apart from his rivals in making a winning debut for new connections in the featured Grade Three Surehaul Mercedes-Benz Novice Hurdle in very testing conditions at Powerstown Park, Chris’s Dream earned his ticket to next month’s Cheltenham Festival for a tilt at the Albert Bartlett.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
The scheduling of controversial columnist Kevin Myers as a moderator at a talk on censorship in Limerick strikes as a “provocative, calculated” move by the organisers, a professor at the University of Limerick has said.
Wed, 16 Aug, 2017
Irish Athletic Boxing Association chief executive Fergal Carruth has described this week’s crunch talks at the National Stadium as “positive,” as the organisation forced a new rulebook over the line in order to meet a June 30 deadline set by Sport Ireland.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
Punches were finally thrown in the ring at the National Stadium last night as a mooted box-off to decide Ireland’s super-heavyweight representative at next month’s European Championships resulted in a split-decision victory for Dean Gardiner.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
Earlier this week, a box-off to decide Ireland’s super-heavyweight representative for next month’s European Championships was mooted to take place this evening. Instead of that fight taking centre stage, Irish boxing has been hit by yet another crisis — one which could last a far longer distance than the three rounds originally expected to be contested between Martin Keenan and Dean Gardiner at the National Stadium.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
Dublin-based paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa has the ability to spend up to €1bn on acquisitions this year without harming its balance sheet or breaching its lending covenants, management has said.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
A major fundraiser is being planned to make up a shortfall in money needed to operate a charity-run home in Cork, which currently caters for 128 residents and 100 day care patients.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2016
Even as Philippe Coutinho injected hope into Liverpool’s chances of reeling in Borussia Dortmund in their Europa League quarter-final second leg at Anfield last week, Clare senior football selector David O’Brien was momentarily distracted.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
The feature on this afternoon’s card at Thurles is the Grade 2 Michael Purcell Memorial and the very promising Our Duke can follow up his maiden hurdle victory. Jessica Harrington’s six-year-old looked really smart when running away with a bumper which has worked out quite well, and then lost little in defeat behind Death Duty in another race which has had its form franked.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
Tue, 05 Jan, 2016
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015