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…

Knock it long?

Out of his hands Randolph hoofs the ball, over and clear of the Germans. Who else lies in wait but workhorse and keen striker Shane Long. It could be a match made in heaven or another sorry tale on a forgetful day… Shane Long takes the ball down, the nation powering him through the German…

Rebels rise once more

It was a mixed month for Cork camogie, as the senior camogie panel struck late to claim the 2017 Liberty Insurance All Ireland Senior Camogie title at Croke Park earlier this month, while the intermediates will have to do it all over again. In what was another rolling victory for the conveyer belt of talent…