A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Promotion or relegation matters are never decided on the first weekend in February, but at the same time a sneak preview of the way things might pan out over the course of the seven-match campaign can loom very large.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020
Limerick represent Munster for the second successive year in the men’s National Indoor Trophy, hoping to spring an ambush on the code’s big guns at Galway’s Kingfisher Hall on Sunday.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2020
Football life without former captain and talisman Gary Brennan will be a huge challenge for Clare in the 2020 Allianz League, but manager Colm Collins is bullish about the Banner County’s prospects of holding their own in Division 2 for a fourth successive year.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2020
Mark Collins offers with a wry smile. He is talking about his modest Cork senior inter-county record, which began a few months after the county’s 2010 All-Ireland SFC success.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020
James O’Donovan and Meghan Collins were full value for their win over Gary Daly and Emma Fitzpatrick in the mixed-doubles final at Sam’s Cross on Sunday.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
Cork County Council is being urged to buy a rare artifact which once belonged to General Michael Collins and add it to a collection dedicated to his life which is housed in a museum the council runs.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
When Neil Armstrong took his fateful 'one small step' almost exactly 50 years ago, it was the culmination of an extraordinary effort that had begun back in 1961 when President Kennedy vowed that America would land a man on the moon before the decade was out.
Sun, 14 Jul, 2019
Of all the metrics we can use to calibrate Colm Collins’ success with Clare, the county’s Championship record before and after he took over is most revealing.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
Cork have not reached the last eight of the championship since 2014, falling at the fourth-round hurdle each summer since. But irrespective of who Cork are pitted against on this occasion, McCarthy is adamant that his team are well capable of progressing to the Super 8s.
Sun, 23 Jun, 2019
Cork manager Ronan McCarthy refused to be drawn on the performance of referee Anthony Nolan, remarking that he’d be “better off” holding his counsel where the man in the middle is concerned.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
When the conversation turns to his preferred championship structure, Clare football selector Enda Coughlan quickly shows himself to be at one with the man who drafted him into the county’s backroom team little over a year after he’d hung up his boots.
Sat, 11 May, 2019
Paul Buckley won the feature Carbery-South West festival score in the last shot from Michael Bohane at Ballygurteen on Monday.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
Rockwell College held on for an impressive Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Junior Cup win over Presentation Brothers College, beating the Cork men 16-13 in Musgrave Park.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2019
Mandatory life sentence given for murdering Nicola Collins
Mon, 17 Dec, 2018
Court told of chilling previous conviction for violent assault on ex-girlfriend
Fri, 30 Nov, 2018
Cratloe 1-14 Kilmaley 0-16
Mon, 08 Oct, 2018
Campaigner and abuse survivor Marie Collins has called on Pope Francis to face down the senior clerics in the Vatican who are resisting change in the Catholic Church’s response to perpetrators and their victims.
Sat, 25 Aug, 2018
There were a number of flakes of silver paint on the road, indicating where the car driven by Sean Collins hit cyclist Stefan Cooper from behind.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2018
A postman helped a man deliver a shark to safety while on his rounds in Cork Harbour yesterday.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
There’s a touch of the 2013 momentum building behind Clare and Cork will need to thread extremely carefully in Semple Stadium next Sunday as they attempt to retain the Munster SHC title.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
Last October when some of the country’s most enquiring coaching minds and leading service providers attended the HPX High Performance conference out in Sport Ireland’s fabulous new campus in Abbotstown, a number of the best operators working in inter-county hurling fell into each other’s company during a tea break.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
Colm Collins lets out a dry laugh when reminded that this evening’s Munster quarter-final will be the fourth consecutive year that Limerick and Clare have met at this stage.
Sat, 19 May, 2018
James O’Donovan grabbed the limelight with two great wins in the busiest bowling week of 2018.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
Arthur McDonagh bowled impressively at Newcestown to beat Gavin Twohig by a bowl of odds in the Munster Senior Championship.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
Colm O’Neill mightn’t necessarily agree but there’s often more to a masterpiece than broad brush strokes of genius.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
Today’s Sigerson Cup final should provide Damien Comer’s seventh start in 25 days but who’s counting? Three wins for NUI Galway in the competition and another three with the county in Allianz League Division 1 underlines what a fruitful start it’s been to 2018 for the Annaghdown forward.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
The last time Clare hosted Tipperary in a football league fixture, ‘Division 4’ ran across the top of the match programme.
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
Tue, 06 Feb, 2018
Like their half-time advantage of one point, Cork weren’t in any way flattered by the final result as they dismissed Down with relative ease.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018
Cork film-maker Pat Collins’ tale of one of Ireland’s greatest sean-nós singers is on the longlist for the foreign-language Oscar, writes
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
As he watched his former Galway colleagues reaching the peak on All-Ireland final Sunday from the Croke Park press box in his brief as an analyst, there was plenty of mixed emotions for David Collins, writes
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
A set of chairs that Michael Collins gave to one of his sisters as a wedding gift is up for grabs in a Cork auction tomorrow.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
Wayne Dundon and Nathan Killeen have had their convictions for the murder of innocent businessman Roy Collins in Limerick upheld by the Court of Appeal.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
In this extract from the Atlas of the Irish Revolution,writes that Michael Collins’s intelligence operations had a reputation for omniscience and, though this was not the case, the myth became a political weapon.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
A mother-of-three whose body was found in a flat on the northside of Cork City earlier this year died from brain injuries, due to blunt force trauma to the head.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
Location, a logistical opportunity, and the boss of an major American company with local roots have combined into a perfect “positive” storm for a project which could safeguard Ireland’s energy requirements for many years to come.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
Bryan O’Reilly will contest his first All-Ireland final following his bowl of odds win over his cousin Paul O’Reilly in the Ulster senior final at Madden on Sunday.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
Newly crowned European Elite champion Joe Ward is being targeted by pro promoters in the countdown to the World Elite Championships which begin in Hamburg, Germany, on August 25.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
Gavin Twohig beat Éamon Bowen by almost a bowl in the first round of the Munster senior championship in driving rain at Templemartin on Monday.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
Colm Collins is in his fourth year as Clare football manager. He is also on his fourth coach, leading the man himself to quip: “I must be very difficult to get on with”.
Wed, 24 May, 2017