Mervue Utd aiming to put a spanner in the FAI’s works

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon COME Saturday night, Mervue United could possibly have secured a place in the promotion play-offs of the First Division of the Airtricity League, which would be a remarkable achievement...

Portumna let All-Ireland Club champions off the hook

Inside Track with John McIntyre SINCE the club’s last of five senior hurling title triumphs in 2009, Portumna could be forgiven for thinking that fate is conspiring against them in their efforts to chalk...

Rebel all you like but we all turn into our parents in the end

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Back in the dim and distant past, the ultimate threat for bad behaviour around our place was that the guards would come and get you, and stick you...

When Yes might really mean No: how opinion polls cannot reflect ‘soft’ votes

World of Politics with Harry McGee – There are many stock phrases that could describe what happened last Friday but none are as apt as the lovely Irish phrase: 'Tháinig sé aniar aduaidh...

Were senators on strike 25% of the time?

Bradley Bytes   - A sort of political column The voter turnout in last Friday’s election was pretty poor. At 39% nationally, it was one of the lowest turnouts for a referendum....

Aoife carves her way to success with beef bones

City Lives - Bernie Ní Fhlatharta meets jeweler and craft teacher Aoife McGough The studio of a city jewellery maker is dominated by the right side of a sperm whale’s jaw bone.  It is...


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