Pivotal parts in the patriot game

Stephen Coyle IN APRIL 1922, Rory O’Connor and Cathal Brugha, acting on behalf of the Executive of the Anti-Treaty Irish Republican Army, appointed Joe Robinson as Divisional Commander of the...

Work on fitting memorial to Great Hunger gets underway

WORK on the much-awaited Tower Of Silence by Donegal sculptor John McCarron has commenced as fundraising by the Coiste Cuimhneachain An Gorta Mór (Great Hunger Memorial Committee) continues apace. Already...

Rallying round to tackle hatred

CALL It Out: The Campaign Against Anti-Catholic Bigotry and Anti-Irish Racism is calling for support for a rally in Glasgow in August as it continues its efforts to oppose...

Kilkenny v Tipperary—a 100+ year rivalry

WHEN Kilkenny and Tipperary meet in the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship final on Sunday 18th August, it’ll be 28th time the two sides have met in the Championship...

Get on your bike and head to Donegal

Hugh Dougherty AS KEEN cyclists, a couple of summers ago, herself and I decided to cycle to Donegal—catching the P&O ferry at Cairnryan for Larne—pedalling all the way round the...

Scotland score a big win over Kilkenny in Clydebank

SCOTLAND’S hopes of a British Championship title are alive and well after an excellent victory over a highly-fancied Kilkenny side in Clydebank (above). Manager Diarmuid McNulty’s well-drilled side have been preparing their assault on...