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Ballingarry man selected for Special Olympics World Winter Games

Ballingarry man selected for Special Olympics World Winter Games

| February 11, 2017

A Limerick man has been selected to take part in this year’s Special Olympics World Winter Games, which will be held in Austria this March. Michael Minogue (28) from Ballingarry will be one of a 26-strong Team Ireland squad competing at the Games in Graz and Schladming from March 18. Michael’s sport of choice is floorball, a […]

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Opinion – They just did their jobs

Opinion – They just did their jobs

| February 9, 2017

LAST week’s column was all about spreading the word on American Football. I hope I managed to convert someone to it, I really do. If, by chance, you managed to stay awake for last Sunday night’s Super Bowl LI, then you are fully aware that American football contains more drama than most soap operas. If […]

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Bruff Paralympian to be honoured at NUI

Bruff Paralympian to be honoured at NUI

| February 3, 2017

  A Bruff native has received an award for his contributions to sport by NUI Galway. Dr Eoghan Clifford was joint winner of the Award for Contribution to Sport and will be presented with his prize at the 17th annual Alumni Awards Gala Banquet on Saturday, 4 March, 2017 in the Bailey Allen Hall located in Áras na […]

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New General Manager for Limerick Racecourse

New General Manager for Limerick Racecourse

| February 3, 2017

The Board of Directors at Greenmount Park Ltd have announced that Patrick O’Callaghan has been appointed to the position of General Manager at Limerick Racecourse. Patrick has been with Limerick Racecourse for the past seven years as Financial Controller and commenced his new role as General Manager on February 1. Patrick, from Doneraile, Co. Cork […]

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All Ireland agony for Crescent College Comprehensive

All Ireland agony for Crescent College Comprehensive

| January 26, 2017

Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise stormed to a  38-45 point  in the SUBWAY Under 16 A All Ireland Schools Cup final, overcoming Crescent College Comprehensive in an extremely close and very competitive final at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght. MVP Shauna Dooley and the hugely impressive Ciara Byrne controlled the game for Portlaoise, and met […]

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Basketball – Radisson Blu UL Eagles sign Ryan Wilson

Basketball – Radisson Blu UL Eagles sign Ryan Wilson

| December 6, 2016

THE RADISSON Blu UL Eagles have signed American Professional Ryan Wilson from Spanish Club Union Linense.   Ryan comes with a lot of experience, he played College basketball with William Penn University in the US, and also has played for teams in England, Italy and Spain, he made his debut against UCD Marian on the 4th […]

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TV – Something for the Weekend – Live Sport

TV – Something for the Weekend – Live Sport

| November 24, 2016

HAPPY THANKSGIVING. . . If you, like us, are off home to watch some NFL, enjoy. Here is the rest of the weekend’s sport. Soccer Thurs-24-Nov EL Fenerbahce v FC Zorya 4pm BT3 Thurs-24-Nov EL Sp Prague v Southampton 6pm BT3 Thurs-24-Nov EL FC Zurich v Villarreal 6pm BTESPN Thurs-24-Nov EL Be’er Sheva v Inter […]

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Basketball – Radisson Blu UL Eagles ready to welcome the test of an unbeaten Templeogue this weekend

Basketball – Radisson Blu UL Eagles ready to welcome the test of an unbeaten Templeogue this weekend

| November 24, 2016

RADISSON Blu UL Eagles face an extremely tough test this weekend as they face off to an unbeaten Templeogue in the Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League. Eagles, who have just one win from their seven games so far, have been improving week on week, most recently almost shocking an on-form UCC Demons in Limerick last […]

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Basketball – Pete Strickland appointed as Head Coach of Irish Senior Men’s Team

Basketball – Pete Strickland appointed as Head Coach of Irish Senior Men’s Team

| November 20, 2016

PETE STRICKLAND has been appointed as the Head Coach for the Irish Senior Men’s basketball team. The appointment was made by the MNCC (Men’s National Competitions Committee) who oversee the Senior Men’s Programme in conjunction with the EPC (Elite Performance Committee). Strickland will hold the position for two seasons (2016/17 and 2017/18), culminating in participation […]

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Basketball – National League Weekend Previews

Basketball – National League Weekend Previews

| November 18, 2016

IT’S TOP of the table versus bottom this evening (November 17th) in the Men’s Super League as Templeogue and KUBS BC go head-to-head at the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght. Templeogue’s winning streak continued last weekend, when they netted six wins from six, while KUBS BC have yet to register a win in the League. “It’s […]

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