Cork just about did enough to record a deserved victory over Kerry in this John Kerins Cup opener in Tralee this afternoon as the hosts very nearly salvaged an unlikely draw from a deficit of five points entering injury time. 1-1 from substitute Darragh Hayes appeared to be enough to ensure Cork’s win but a penalty from Paul Walsh followed by a Killian Falvey point nearly ensured the match ended on parity.
Mistakes by goalkeepers which lead to scores are always magnified, particularly those that involve short puckouts. It was a defensive mistake by Glen Rovers that handed the East Cork side the golden opportunity to goal for the second time just before the break.
Former Limerick All-Star Seamus Hickey has claimed it was ‘short-sighted’ of the GAA not to have seriously considered introducing video technology to assist referees. Hickey’s Limerick were on the wrong end of arguably the biggest mistake all season when a ‘65 to potentially level their All-Ireland semi-final against Kilkenny wasn’t awarded.
BORED by the usual alcohol stories in theatre and film which are “universally gritty and depressing”, Cork comedian Tadhg Hickey was inspired to write a surreal show about an alcoholic called Feargal using the Catholic calendar as a roadmap.
The parents appear to be "excellent" parents whose objections are not based on religious or ideological grounds but because they do not accept their son's diagnosis or that he is as ill as his doctors maintain, Mr Justice Peter Kelly noted.
The president of the High Court has authorised the taking of legal action against State agencies over their alleged “appalling” failures over years to protect a child from alleged sexual abuse by more than 12 males.
The Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) is hopeful that the International Olympic Council's (IOC) investigation into Pat Hickey and the Rio 2016 ticketing scandal will be completed before the Tokyo Games in 2020.