Father of two Kevin Hayes, 56, originally from the village of Newbridge, Co Galway died a month ago on May 24, after he had descended several hundred metres from Mt Everest. He had been climbing with trekking company, 360 Expeditions.
THE fallout from their controversial meeting in the decider three years ago has finally been consigned to history after Portumna and Loughrea played out a game in Pearse Stadium yesterday that was relatively incident-free – apart from the issuing of one red card.
IN THE gloom outside Semple Stadium late last Saturday evening, the two buses were being boarded. A small group of enthusiastic Galway fans on one side cheering on their heroes, and knots of quiet Cork supporters on the other, watching their hurlers troop out of the ground.