Thu, 02 Jul, 2020
The State paid €2m for a majority stake-holding in the Great Blasket a decade ago, which then-environment minister, John Gormley, considered good value, given the island’s cultural importance and its potential as a tourist attraction.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
The last time Kilkenny retained the All Ireland, Enda Kenny was Taoiseach. The last time Cork retained the All Ireland, Bertie Ahern was Taoiseach. The last time Galway retained the All Ireland, CJ Haughey was Taoiseach. The last time Tipperary retained the All- Ireland, Brian Boru was Taoiseach.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
All roads led to Conna yesterday for the annual Tallow point-to-point meeting and Mulcahys Hill lit up the meeting by posting a scintillating frontrunning performance for the in-form Martin Hassett stable to claim victory in the four-year-old maiden.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
"Women and children first". No, Liam O’Neill wasn’t on a Titanic lifeboat but as he bids adieu to the presidency his efforts for the often-overlooked denominations of the GAA may be the defining aspects of his three years, not just the reviews of football and hurling and the arrival of Sky Sports, says
Sat, 24 Jan, 2015
MORE than 650 Palestinians and 31 Israelis have died, so far, as a result of ‘Operation Protective Edge.’ For two weeks, each day’s news has brought fresh horrors: yesterday, 12-year-old Palestinian, Rabee Qasim, was killed by an Israeli shell as he led a donkey and cart through a Bedouin village.
Thu, 24 Jul, 2014