All-Ireland champions Galway look far too good to be dethroned by anyone this year

THIS time last year, it was unclear whether this Galway team could finally win the All-Ireland. The drought stretched back 29 years. Galway stars celebrate with the Bob O’Keeffe Cup Liam MacCarthy had not visited the banks of the Corrib since 1988 but the Tribesmen powered through the Leinster SHC. Still though, Micheál Donoghue’s men…

Pressure building on GAA to revisit All-Ireland finals dates

This year’s hurling final will be played on August 19 – two weeks earlier than usual – with the football decider on September 2. It was due to be played on August 26 but the GAA agreed to move it in order to make Croke Park available on that day for the Pope’s visit. Congress…

Poll: Would you join anti-Trump demonstrations if he went to Ireland?

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Ireland Women See Off Russia In Rugby World Cup Sevens Clash

Ireland are into the Champion 5/6 play-off after surviving a Russian return in San Francisco.The side had a tremendous 19-14 win over England in the last 16 the other day, prior to catching a 45-0 whitewash versus an imperious New Zealand in the quarter final.This implied an area in the running for fifth location at…

Heartbreak for Laois U-16s as Mayo run riot in All-Ireland final

A hotly-fancied Mayo team turned on the style at the expense of the Laois U-16 ladies at Duggan Park in Ballinasloe last Wednesday evening.Racking up 8 first half goals to rapidly crush any notion of a shock win for the O’Moore County in this All Ireland ‘B’football final.Laois last reached this final in 2014, losing…

Limerick’s Roisin Upton guides Ireland to stunning Hockey World Cup win

LIMERICK’S Roisin Upton and her Ireland group mates made the best begin to the Womens Hockey World Cup in London when reducing past the USA 3-1 in their opening swimming pool fixture on Saturday evening.It was an unforgettable win for the Irish over an USA team ranked seventh in the world.Raheen female Upton and her…

An American Couple Has Published A Lovely Message About Their Amazing Stay In Ireland

Here in Ireland we’re extremely pleased with our fantastic scenery, unbeatable night life and, most of all, our modesty.While we’re all well mindful of how terrific we are, we never deny an opportunity to hear it from someone else. Take this honeymooning American couple, for example.Reddit user has actually published a charming message to the…