A chief superintendent has denied he wrote that a whistleblower Garda made up a claim that an alleged heroin dealer, accused of colluding with drug gardaí, was driving around the whistleblower's midlands home.
Half an hour or so after full-time in Mullingar, a round of applause that seemed to go on and on rose up from the losing Garrycastle dressing room. It can only have been for one man, Dessie Dolan, as the Westmeath great pulled the shutters down on a 22-year senior club career in bittersweet circumstances.
A Garda Chief Superintendant has said he was “very upset” that a bullying claim was made against him by a Garda whistleblower and described an allegation linking him to missing DVD evidence as “daft and without basis”.
Dublin, Meath, Westmeath and Wicklow all secured their place in the knockout stages of the Leinster minor football championship last night, joining Kildare who wrapped up a semi-final spot with their win over Kilkenny on Tuesday evening in Nowlan Park.
The Revenue Commissioners, in a bid to get payment of a revenue debt, have secured temporary High Court orders restraining one of Ireland's largest animal welfare charities reducing its assets below €191,000 or transferring its lands to another charity.
Ronan Curtis scored a first half hat-trick as Derry City, record 10-time winners of the competition, beat First Division Shelbourne 7-3 in a thrilling goal-fest last eight tie at the Brandywell to book their place in the semi-final of the EA Sports Cup.
In the absence this year of FAI support for the PFAI’s annual training camp for out of contract League of Ireland footballers, the players’ union has had to dig into its own resources and rely on the charity of clubs and others to ensure that the 2017 programme could kick off as planned yesterday.
Cork City boss John Caulfield has reignited his war of words with Shamrock Rovers, saying his club are expecting “gamesmanship” in their meeting this week and accusing Hoops players of “hitting the deck for no reason”.
After the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland (PFAI) last weekend slammed the FAI’s decision to bring charges against four members of Athlone Town, yesterday it was the club’s turn to outline why they believe a probe around alleged match-fixing has developed into a “witch-hunt”.