Glenamaddy players Kate McGann, Eva Noone, Aoife Smyth and Eimear Collins celebrate after their school defeated Presentation Thurles in the All Ireland Post Primary Schoosl Senior B Final at Duggan Park on Sunday. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Mullins and Elliott are primed for another big Punchestown battle

Inside Track with John McIntyre THE backdrop to the upcoming Punchestown National Hunt Festival is virtually the same as 12 months ago. Just like 2017, the build-up to Ireland’s season finale is dominated by the...
A Syrian soldier surveys the ruins of a scientific research facility after last weekend's military strikes.

Syrian attack leaves Ireland uncomfortably on the fence

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com Almost thirty years ago Iraq invaded Kuwait. It was a local dispute and there had been many in that region. Iraq itself had been at war for...

Have it, got it, want it – welcome to the world of football card...

A Different View with Dave O’Connell n a time so long ago that there used to be a petrol station across from the Regional Hospital on the site where Tesco Express now sits, this small...
Leading the ladies football revolution in Coláiste Bhaile Chláir are Galway inter-county footballers and teachers Lisa Gannon, Fabienne Cooney and Sarah Conneally.

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir making rapid strides on the ladies football fields

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IT didn’t take Coláiste Bhaile Chláir long to get to the pitch of things since first opening its doors in September 2013. Inside and outside the classroom, the new secondary...
Charlie Adley

All hail that our weather is betwixt and between

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Coat comes off and the mower get a service. Gloves go back on and the wellies come back out. Woolies are shelved and the anorak returns. Coat slips back off...
Changing landscape...former Taoiseach, the late Charles J Haughey.

Haughey triggered process of Ireland’s political change

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com Back in the early 1970s, Charlie Haughey walked into the Dame Street branch of AIB and opened an account. Twenty five years later, a senior AIB official...

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