Former Cork captain Kieran Murphy once claimed that captaining Limerick IT to Fitzgibbon success in 2007 was up there with his finest hurling achievements. I think this is a big statement from a man who won two Liam McCarthys with the Rebels and four county titles with Sarsfields. That 2007 Limerick IT team contained a plethora of inter-county stars. In addition to Murphy’s … [Read more...] about Opinion: Is the Fitzgibbon cup still relevant?
Sunday January 7, 1990 was the day that Mr Alex Ferguson was supposed to be removed from his position as manager of Manchester United. Ferguson had been appointed just over three years earlier to replace Ron Atkinson, who had left the Red Devils in the relegation play-off position after thirteen games of the 1986-87 First Division season. Ferguson’s first game after his … [Read more...] about Keep faith with Kenny
Hey all. It’s my final Final Year Diary of a what can only be described as a bizarre academic year. Final exams and assignments are on the horizon, vaccines are imminent, and the sun is shining. Freedom is near. It’s been an absolute pleasure to share my thoughts with you this year and I hope you enjoyed it too. From my point of view, it was a nice distraction from Final Year … [Read more...] about Final Year Diary by Tom Molloy
Hey, everyone. Welcome to the eleventh and penultimate issue of my Final Year Diary column. I’d love to say I have lots of interesting incidents and anecdotes to relay but, unfortunately, I do not. I’ve been finding it difficult to muster the motivation to do these midterm assignments. It goes against human nature to be at peak mental capacity without the option of recreation. … [Read more...] about Final Year Diary By Tom Molloy
Paddy Holohan announced recently that he would not be renewing his membership of Sinn Féin and will now sit as an independent councillor for South Dublin. This article looks back on the background of the Holohan controversies from when they first broke over a year ago. Four weeks before the General Election of 2020, then-Sinn Féin councillor and former MMA competitor with … [Read more...] about The Paddy Holohan controversy explained