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Corry’s Corner: Champions Cup A Perfect Cure For World Cup Hangover

What a way to get over the calamity that was the Rugby World Cup in Japan by getting stuck back… Read More

13 hours ago

MacKenna On Monday: Manchester City Continue To Smugly Act Above The Law

There are stories. And then there are STORIES. For The Athletic, a publication with wonderful disruptive qualities, this was big.… Read More

3 days ago

“I Was Just Looking For An Escape In Life…To Sleep Even”

"It was a rough time in my life," Paddy McAllister says with absolutely no hesitation, like a man who has… Read More

4 days ago

Corry’s Corner: Penalty Shootout? Why The Hell Not!

Please, please, please. Keep them coming! There seems to be a debate raging over the validity of having a penalty… Read More

1 week ago

“I Think Jack Byrne Has His Arm Around Him & He’s Looking After Him”

Shamrock Rovers midfielder Jack Byrne is far from a senior player in this current Irish squad, but he has taken… Read More

1 week ago

MacKenna On Monday: Mayo Debacle A Combination Of Genuine Idiocy & Complete Incompetence

For those of us who've realised The Underdogs has long since passed its sell-by date, there was no need to… Read More

1 week ago

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh On The Day Ryan Tubridy Met Mick Lyons

It's a daunting experience preparing to interview Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh especially when you know you're the last interviewer of what… Read More

2 weeks ago

The Experimental Ireland XI McCarthy Should Play Against New Zealand

Ireland take on New Zealand next Thursday at the Aviva Stadium as they prepare for their crucial Euro 2020 qualifier… Read More

2 weeks ago

Forget The Bombs And The Bullets, Naomh Éanna Are Rewriting History

They say that lightning never strikes twice, but try telling that to Naomh Éanna, Glengormley, Ireland's most attacked sports club.… Read More

2 weeks ago

Ciara Mageean On Family Grounding And Vomiting After Races

Despite becoming the first Irish athlete in over two decades to qualify for a world 1500m final Ciara Mageean hasn't… Read More

2 weeks ago

Corry’s Corner: I Came To Dublin To Escape The Flag Protest

Once obtaining a solid grounding for myself in journalism working with the BBC, like so many other young Irish people,… Read More

2 weeks ago

Jordan Lee’s Passion & Conviction Defies Logic For A 19-Year-Old

"In order to achieve and progress, that's the attitude you need to have, to never be satisfied. That's my mentality… Read More

2 weeks ago

Paddy Holohan The Renaissance Man; From Council Estate To Councillor

"If we took MMA out, I could've still written a book." 'A Renaissance Man' is defined as a person whose… Read More

2 weeks ago

MacKenna On Monday: A Short History Of My Love Affair With Football

For quite a few years, I'd a buddy that I considered to be completely crazy. In a good way of… Read More

2 weeks ago

“He Won’t Be A Person That Will Go, ‘Right, We Have To Do It This Way'”

The fallout from Ireland's disappointing 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign will continue between now and the 2020 Six Nations as… Read More

3 weeks ago

More Than A Manager: How Brian Cody Helped Eoin Larkin Through His Darkest Times

Certain words come to mind when you think of Brian Cody; success, ruthlessness, a boundless drive. In short, he's a… Read More

3 weeks ago

“Never In Human History Had A Haemophiliac Competed At Top Level Of Combat Sports” – An Extract From Paddy Holohan’s ‘Hooligan’

Four weeks out from the fight I was in the SBG Concorde car park and my phone rang. It was… Read More

3 weeks ago

Corry’s Corner: Irony Of The Garrison Games Lost As GAA Leads The Way

I try and I try and I try... This column has repeatedly gone down the road of condemning those who… Read More

3 weeks ago