UCC students shine brightly at the All Stars

On a glittering night to mark an equally glittering GAA season, the stars of the GAA world descended upon the Dublin Convention Centre for the PWC GAA/GPA All-Star Awards 2017. The gala black-tie event recognises the individual achievements of GAA’s finest in both sporting codes: hurling and Gaelic football. It was a particularly memorable night…

Cork City WFC Shine in Aviva

Cork City were the all-around winners coming out of the Finals Day in the Aviva Stadium last Sunday. John Caulfield’s men claimed the first League & Cup double win for a Cork team since 1951, when Cork Athletic brought both trophies to Leeside. Not content with winning just the one trophy on the day, Frank…

An Laoch Nua-Aimseartha

Cad is brí le ‘laoch’ sa lá atá inniu ann? Cad iad na tréithe a bhaineann le laochas, agus cén saghas duine a thuilleannan an lipéad sin anois? Mórcheist agam oraibh – an ceart go mbímid ag faire ar leithéidí Kylie Jenner agus ag déanamh aithris ar a gcuid nósanna lá i ndiaidh lae? Measim…

Replay heartbreak for UCC

In an end-to-end first half; both sides stared hard and strong but neither blinked, as UCC and Sarsfields shot 0-9 apiece. UCC started well through Dara Fitzgibbon, who made it 0-1 with little over a minute played. High pressure troubled the Sars line, as Michael Breen shot wide for the college. UCC were gifted a…

The power of many – Fan ownership & sustainability in the League of Ireland

On the 23rd of November 2009, Gary O’Neill’s late strike gifted Sporting Fingal the much coveted FAI Cup. In a grueling campaign the east Dublin side overcame Derry City, Shamrock Rovers, Bray Wanderers and finally Sligo Rovers to lift Irish football’s most romantic prize – everything was rosy for the Dublin club. With a squad of…