Athenry man Paul McNamara who has been appointed the new High Performance Director of Athletics in Ireland.

New High Performance Director is aiming high for Irish athletics

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon ATHENRY native and newly appointed High Performance Director of Athletics Ireland, Paul McNamara, believes that given the explosion in athletics membership in recent years, Ireland as a nation can “kick...
Charlie Adley

Explosions of knees and joy at a family wedding!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Right now I am filled with joy. This evening I attended my lovely niece’s wedding in a forest somewhere north of Tel Aviv. Instead of the usual allocation of numbers,...
Galway's David Burke is about to launch an attack as Waterford's Seamus Keating closes in during Sunday's National League quarter-final at Pearse Stadium.

Different ways of doing it but Galway sides come out on top

Inside Track with John McIntyre GALWAY hurling supporters were put through the emotional wringer at Pearse Stadium on Sunday. Bouts of depression twice giving way to hope before their unlikely comeback victory over Waterford in...
Con of words and poetry.

Political compromise – or the art of the fudge

World of Politics with Harry McGee Con Houlihan was one of my favourite journalists of all time; and it’s sad to think that in 20 years’ time few will remember this colossus of a man...
On the ball . . .Amy Kemp, age 13, from Kilkerrin/Clonberne Ladies football club and nine year old Darragh Brogan from Miltown presenting the match ball to referee Barry Cassidy with Galway captain Gary O Donnell and Kildare captain Fionn Dowling. The two were selected following a competition run by Galway GAA sponsor Supermac's.

We can sleep more soundly when heroes fly overhead

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Hypochondriacs dream of having a hospital on their own doorstep – in our case it’s more a stone’s throw from the back door via an eight foot wall, but...
Charlie Adley

‘Brirish’ – two languages joined as one, now, so!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Twenty very odd years ago years ago I was ensconced in Pádraicín’s bar in Furbo, relating a heinous anecdote to my good friends The Body and Blitz. “Whereabouts was this in...


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