The starting point for Michael West’s new play, in this joint production by Corn Exchange and the Abbey, is an alternative, though highly familiar, 1970s Ireland. You know, elections every few weeks, bad suits, wide ties, and a seedy nexus of politics and property development.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
Three-time amateur golf champion and Shane Lowry’s fitness coach, Robbie Cannon, made another name for himself assisting John Sugrue to successive promotions with Laois. Now he’s bringing his expertise to Tipperary’s footballers in their hunt for promotion from Division Three of the Allianz League
Fri, 24 Jan, 2020
A foul night but an immensely gratifying one for Mayo, who not only ended Kerry’s 100% Division One record in the Kingdom’s back yard, but got an unexpected favour from Tyrone to tee them up for a possible final repeat with Peter Keane’s side.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
After that brisk dismissal of UCC in the Cork SHC semi-final, Imokilly are warm favourites to make it back to back titles on Sunday. Colm Spillane isn’t buying that, though. The Castlelyons and Cork defender knows well that opponents Midleton won’t lie down this weekend.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018
Over the next number of weeks, the emphasis in the GAA championships moves to football. Galway’s victory in the Connacht final on Sunday against Roscommon means they are the first team to, coin a phrase, be “safe in the [Super] 8”.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018
I couldn’t help but think how, with the vast majority of the country covered in a thick blanket of snow over the entire weekend, that perhaps Ireland’s Six Nations title aspirations are written in the stars, writes
Wed, 07 Mar, 2018