Yvonne Tracy Limerick’s Arsenal and Ireland Ladies Soccer Superstar

Arsenal Ladies 1 Everton Ladies 0   Yvonne Tracy one of Ireland’s greatest ladies soccer players  i watched in action last night on Setanta Sports playing for Arsenal v Everton in the Community Shield the opener for the coming season,what a player she is ,I been an Arsenal follower for 38 years  would have followed … Continue reading

Racing’s Loss as Jockey Mick Fitzgerald Retires

Champion Jockey Mick Fitzgerald has announced his retirement due to injuries.Mick who is 38 years of age announced his decision today.Mick won the Grand National in 1996 riding Rough Quest.He made the headlines after the race in a BBC Interview “Winning the Grand National is better than sex,This was the best twelve minutes of my life … Continue reading

Team Ireland in the Bejing Olympics

The Olympics are upon us again ,let’s spare a though and wish our Irish Athletes the best of luck .To find out  who is actually representing us IRELAND see the link http://www.olympicsport.ie/Profile.aspx?pageid=68  This Olympics like many previous Olympics are not without their problems and political attachments and the  Scourge of “Drugs in Sport” of course.The … Continue reading

Poc Fada ,Brendan Cummins wins the 2008 Title

Brendan Cummins Tipperary Hurling Goalkeeper, one of the all time greatest net minders up there with great Ollie Walsh,Paddy Barry ,Noel Skehan,Tommy Quaid to name  few…won his third Poc Fada in row in Cooley Mountains in Co. Louth . Poc Fada, What is it ?, I hear you ask.  Poc Fada in the Irish Language … Continue reading

Limerick Hosts the World Baton Twirling Championship 2008

Limerick and the University Arena plays host this week to the World Baton Championship .The first ever championship was held in the U.S.A in 1980 it has also been held in  Germany,  Japan ,Canada, , Italy, Spain, Holland,  and France.This is a great honour for Ireland and Limerick to host this prestigious event.It will also … Continue reading

Kildare’s Doyle breaks Limerick’s Hearts

Limerick are out of this year’s All Ireland Football Championship after a three point defeat at home to Kildare tonight played in balmy conditions at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. The attendance of 8,500 were treated to a cracking game of football throughout.Croom and Limerick player John Galvin opened the scoring for Limerick,Kildare replied through … Continue reading

The Galvins and Limerick Football 2008

Please forgive the pun,but these two Galvins. John Galvin Chairman Limerick Football County Board John Galvin Snr and John Galvin Jnr have had a Galavanizing effect on the fortunes of Limerick Football Recently .John Snr is the current Limerick County Board Football Chairman and John Galvin Jnr was captain of the victorious Limerick Team over Meath … Continue reading

Limerick Munster Intermediate Hurling Champions

Limerick 2-16 Tipperary 2-12 in Thurles. Limerick defeated Tipperary to win the Munster Intermediate Hurling Final in Thurles,well deserved to Limerick as they have endured a famine recently .Let’s hope it transpires to further success. Limerick: B Hennessy; T Condon, C Carey, G O’Leary; D Stapleton, Damien Moloney, S Walsh; A Brennan, P O’Brien; David Moloney, … Continue reading

Southend F.C ,A Story of a Club’s Survival in Southill ,Limerick.

Southend Football Club recently held their Fifth  Annual Boys and Girls evening on July 17 ,An evening comprising of soccer matches  and Penalty taking. Over 200 attended the football evening and as many parents , it seemed like more and it was great see the enjoyment and the pleasure experienced by all who attended including myself.This is their story. … Continue reading

Athea ,How a Road Race has raised it’s profile on the World Map

Athea a tiny village in Co. Limerick is now renowned as a venue throughout the world for its staging of the Annual Motorcycling Road Race. The most recent Road race was held in Athea during last week of June. It is one of many races which count for the Irish Road Race Championship which are … Continue reading