The world-leading coach educator Wayne Goldsmith has worked with everyone from the All Blacks to the US Olympic swimming team of Phelps and Lochte and the top sides in the AFL, but his driving passion as he visits Ireland is that parents and coaches at the grassroots help keep kids playing and enjoying sport
Sat, 27 Apr, 2019
Corkman Finbarr Kirwan, formerly of the Irish Sports Council, is now senior director of performance with the US Olympic Committee. His job is putting US athletes on an Olympic podium, the currency he deals in is medals. Billy Walsh has already been tempted Stateside to drive standards in American boxing and Kirwan sees more Irish coaches moving to the US.
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
That’s the Greatest Of All Time. Whether it be Michael Phelps or Usain Bolt monopolising another Olympic Games, Novak Djokovic seeking a Grand Slam or Katie Taylor punching her way into legend, the sporting record books look set for another complete rewrite in 2016...
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
ONE down, another to go in Kerry — DTZ Sherry FitzGerald this week bring Bill Cullen and Jackie Lavin’s Muckross Park Hotel to market guiding €6.5m, after their summer 2014 off-market sale of Killarney’s 74-bed Aghadoe Heights for just over €6m, bought by Davy asset managers.
Thu, 18 Sep, 2014
The Rev Fred Phelps Sr, the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and US soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2014