Peter Quinn- A dreamer and believer

30 years ago Peter Quinn became the 30th president of the GAA. His time in office left a lasting legacy and now as he enjoys retirement as a grandfather of five, in an exclusive two-part interview, he talks  about his presidency, playing days, family life and faith, amongst other things.    March, 1991 and Teemore […]


Cullen gets All-Ireland call up

One man who won’t have to worry about the ticket hunt for the eagerly anticipated All-Ireland final replay between Dublin and Kerry is Belleek’s Niall Cullen. The highly rated whistler has been named as the sideline official for the big day, set for Croke Park on Saturday week.  Cork’s Conor Lane will be the man […]


Youngsters saved on Bundoran beach centre stage at Cork

A LOCAL family who were rescued by the RNLI at Bundoran beach have helped spread a lifesaving message during  Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Cahir McCallion (10) and his sister Beth (8) were swimming close to the shore on a beach in Bundoran in May 2018 when they became caught in a rip current which dragged […]

Fermanagh ladies

Clones, here we come!

Sunday sees Fermanagh and Antrim locking horns for the fourth time in 2019. The Ernesiders have come out on top in the three previous encounters. One of those clashes was in the Division 4 league final in Clones. It’s back to St Tiernach’s on Sunday, with silverware on the line once again. Despite that 100 […]

Next stop Croker for St Michael’s lads

GREY clouds, cold air and a pathetic excuse for a programme contrast with the bright blue and gold of the refurbished Pearse Park stand as the steady trickle of supporters enters the Longford grounds. In the elevated press box, Ger Tracey and Peter McGinnity readying for live commentary, Phil Flanagan keeping social media up to […]

Huge local interest in the GAA game of the season

THE MOST eagerly awaited gaelic football game of the year has huge local interest as Monaghan take on Tyrone this Sunday for a place in the All-Ireland final. Derrylin man and PE teacher at St Joseph’s College, Malachy O’Rourke hopes to manage Monaghan to their very first All-Ireland final, while in the red and white […]