Person: Bernard Allen
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A strong third-quarter showing - during which the hosts outscored Offaly by 0-6 to 0-1 - ensured Cork made a winning start to life in Division 3 of the Allianz football league.
Sat, 25 Jan, 2020
When Longford last won the O’Byrne Cup 20 years ago thanks to a 2-6 to 0-7 win over Westmeath at Mullingar, current manager Padraic Davis and selector Paul Barden started in the forward line, kicking 0-3 between them.
Sat, 18 Jan, 2020
Offaly set up an O’Byrne Cup final clash with Longford next weekend, their victory sealed by two late points from substitute Cian Farrell.
Sun, 12 Jan, 2020
The new rules had their first official airing this past weekend in the five O’Byrne Cup games, and it was encouraging that the Leinster Council brought in the five referees last week to brief them in advance.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
Longford, Offaly and Westmeath delivered victories, with Carlow also beginning brightly this afternoon.
Sat, 07 Dec, 2019
The late father of former Republic of Ireland player and Assistant Manager, Roy Keane, considered all of his children to be stars, his funeral mass has heard.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2019
Bernard Allen’s culinary poser — “How do you unscramble a scrambled egg?” — is supremely apt to the situation of yet another ham-fisted attempt to transmogrify healthcare delivery into something resembling empathic efficiency and value for money.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
The transparency and accountability the new structure promised back in 2005 never materialised. Now the HSE is being reinvented again, writes
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
Laois edged out neighbours Offaly in a highly entertaining Midlands derby to seal their place in Round 4 of the All-Ireland Qualifiers.
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019
For just the second time in the 19-year history of the qualifiers, Offaly have put together back-to-back wins and reached the third-round qualifier pot, where they will be the only team of the eight who will play their football outside the top two divisions of the National League in 2020.
Sun, 23 Jun, 2019
Offaly safely negotiated a potentially tricky first round qualifier tie at Bord na Móna O’Connor Park in Tullamore this afternoon, where they had the brilliance of Bernard Allen to thank for the ten-point winning margin they enjoyed against London.
Sat, 08 Jun, 2019
Tánaiste Simon Coveney says he is “frustrated” that much of the discussion about a directly elected Mayor for Cork, Limerick, and Waterford has focussed on the salary that would come with the position, and asked the public to inform themselves on the responsibilities of the role.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
Bryan McMahon saved Meath's blushes with a late goal to turn a potential disaster into a battling Leinster SFC win for the hosts in Navan.
Sun, 12 May, 2019
Down are top of Division 3 of the Allianz Football League heading into the final round of group games, while Derry continued their unbeaten run in Division 4 this afternoon.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
Down have moved top of Division 3 of the Allianz Football League, while Derry guaranteed promotion from Division 4, as they continued maintained their winning ways, with an away victory over Limerick.
Sat, 02 Mar, 2019
Louth ended the year on a high with victory over Wicklow, while Westmeath and Offaly drew (0-11 apiece) in Saturday’s Bord na Móna O’Byrne Cup action.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2018
Clare needed every one of their 20 scores to edge out a valiant Offaly side that refused to give in.
Sun, 24 Jun, 2018
There was a sense of sad inevitability yesterday as plumes of smoke rose from the gutted remains of yet another historic listed building in Cork City devastated by fire.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
It is inevitable that the arrest of Pat Hickey in Rio de Janeiro will give rise to schadenfreude among more than a few people, writes
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
Pat Hickey, president of the Irish Olympic Committee who stepped side temporarily yesterday, was described recently as “Teflon Man” but he will need the slipperiness of an eel to slide out of his latest brush with controversy.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
Offaly added their name to the shortlist of Division 3 promotion candidates yesterday when they overcame the concession of a late Eoin Cleary goal to snatch the last score of an entertaining contest against Clare at O’Connor Park.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2016
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015
Longford’s survival instincts served them well as they came from seven points adrift to oust Offaly in a keenly contested Leinster SFC clash at O’Connor Park in Tullamore.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
Offaly had way too much firepower for Longford and it was their more clinical finishing of better chances created that earned them the new Division 4 silverware.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2015
Offaly 1-13 Antrim 1-07: “We do things the hard way here by the looks of things.” That was the verdict of Offaly manager Pat Flanagan after the Faithful County secured their promotion out of Division 4 with a win over Antrim at O’Connor Park yesterday afternoon.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015
Offaly 1-17 Maynooth University 0-03: Offaly rounded off their O’Byrne Cup campaign in style at O’Connor Park yesterday, winning by 17 points — their largest winning margin since beating Kilkenny in the 2010 O’Byrne Cup.
Mon, 12 Jan, 2015
Dublin 0-17 Offaly 0-13: A magnificent seven points in a row from resurgent Dublin secured victory at Parnell Park and pole position in Group A of the O’Byrne Cup.
Thu, 08 Jan, 2015
Dublin became the first team to qualify for the Bord na Móna O'Byrne Cup semi-finals after a hard earned victory over Offaly, with wins also for Maynooth University, Kildare, UCD, Meath, Westmeath, Wexford and DIT tonight.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2015
Dublin beat NUI Maynooth 1-12 to 1-5 in the opening round of the Bord na Móna O’Byrne Cup at Parnell Park today.
Sun, 04 Jan, 2015
They came from all corners of Ireland yesterday to bid a fond farewell to a giant of a man and of Irish sport – the ‘king of the road’ Mick Barry.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
Jimmy Nyhan is Munster Vintage (over-60) champion following a battling performance against Mikie O’Driscoll (B) and DD Carroll at Timoleague on Saturday.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2014
This morning, the chairman of the national hurling review forum will be out coaching Portroe’s Under 16 Camogie team, encouraging each and every player — his daughter included. "In this country, we knock too much," says Tipperary’s All-Ireland-winning coach Liam Sheedy.
Sat, 03 May, 2014
“Differences arise between and within parties, but the tradition of this committee is to try to stick together and do the job in the interest of the people who put us here — the electorate and the taxpayer.”
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
The semi-final pairings for the Bord na Móna O'Byrne Cup were confirmed today, where Kildare, UCD, Meath and DCU progressed to the last four.
Sun, 12 Jan, 2014
Former Offaly great Ciarán McManus played a leading role in Tubber’s victory over Ferbane in the crucial final round robin stage of the county senior football championship last night.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2013