John Coffey is hurling’s oldest living holder of an All-Ireland medal, having turned 99 in January. He played corner forward for Tipperary in the 1945 final win over Kilkenny, scoring the opening goal, writes .
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
It is said politics shouldn’t mix with sport but it certainly put a purposeful pep in the step of many of the participants in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon as thousands ran to raise funds and awareness for neglected and struggling causes.
Tue, 06 Jun, 2017
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
Michaela Walsh once again ensured the field events took centre stage at the GloHealth National Junior and U23 Championships in Tullamore on Saturday, the Swinford thrower scoring a double in the junior women’s shot put and hammer.
Mon, 04 Jul, 2016
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
Mon, 23 Nov, 2015
A four-year-old girl, who allegedly suffered psychological injuries while attending a creche mentioned in an RTÉ expose on the mistreatment of children, has been offered a settlement of €15,000, a court has heard.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
THE Irish biofuels industry died on Jan 1, 2011 when a government tax relief scheme designed to foster the sector was replaced with one which has completely failed to do so. As a result, almost all of the country’s bioethanol, biodiesel, and oil-crushing plants were switched off.
Mon, 14 May, 2012