Mon, 11 May, 2020
Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh has signalled her confidence that Irish banking won’t face a raft of new regulations under the next government, potentially including loan sales, cash-back mortgages, and the industry’s elevated interest rates.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
Former chairman of Clare GAA Michael McDonagh is spearheading a campaign for the county board to follow the Cork GAA lead by issuing a commemorative jersey marking one of the most high profile victims of the War of Independence in the Banner County.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020
St Thomas have won all three county finals they have played in — having only made it to their first decider in 2012 — and they will go into a repeat of last year’s Galway SHC showdown against Liam Mellows as favourites in two weeks’time to retain the title for the first time.
Sun, 27 Oct, 2019
It’s All-Ireland camogie finals weekend and despite some critical commentary on the game (or the rules) over the past year, there is a good buzz about Sunday, generated from an exciting championship with plenty of positive talking points.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
This week, an inquest heard that Galwaywoman Teresa McDonagh’s brutal death could have been avoided, had warnings about how dangerous her son’s three Presa Canario dogs were been taken seriously. Mrs McDonagh, aged 64, died of “massive” injuries, after she was attacked at her son’s home in June, 2017. The killer dogs had free rein in father-of-four Martin McDonagh’s property and were described by the local postman as the most vicious dogs he had seen in 25 years.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
In early June, I hopped into my car in Tullycrine in west Clare, made the short journey south west to Killimer before boarding the 1pm Shannon Ferry to Tarbert. Kerry were playing Laois in Tralee so going to Austin Stack Park is as handy for me as a trip to the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick.
Sat, 06 Jul, 2019