GAAGO has six games available this weekend from the Allianz Hurling League's top tier are comfortably spaced apart, so a decent opportunity exists to assess the form of the main contenders later this summer. Cork/Limerick and Galway/Waterford may be the most immediately appealing, but each of the other four matches scheduled for this weekend have their own story too. The … [Read more...] about Hurling Matches June 5 & 6, 2021
By Abdon Moriarty Pallasch
In this piece from our archives Abdon Moriarty Pallasch talks to Tim Severin (d. 2020) who retraced the 6th century legendary journey of St. Brendan from Ireland to Newfoundland.
The idea that Irish monks in an ox-hide boat might have beaten the Conquistadors and the Vikings to America was largely relegated to Irish folklore before 1976.
That … [Read more...] about Goodbye Columbus
Hello St. Brendan
Munster is located in the southern part of Ireland and consists of six counties: Cork, Clare, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, and Waterford. Its main centers of population include Cork City, the country’s third-largest city after Dublin and Belfast; Limerick, the nearest city to Shannon Airport; and Waterford, on the southeast coast. It boasts a wide range of scenery, including the … [Read more...] about Magnificent Munster
Tipperary marked the centenary of Bloody Sunday with a historic win over Cork to win the Munster Final for the first time since 1935. By Deaglán de Bréadún In one of the most dramatic days in Irish sporting history, the Gaelic football team from County Tipperary won the Munster provincial championship last Sunday when they beat the favourites Cork. The historic drama had … [Read more...] about Tipperary Football Team Win Munster Final after 85-Year Wait
With the theme “shared voices from small island nations,” the 2019 SeaFest and Our Ocean Wealth Summit in Cork, 7-9 of June, focused on the importance of protecting the world’s oceans from the impacts of climate change and ensuring a sustainable long-term future for the marine economy as a whole. “As a small island, Ireland understands the threats climate change poses to our … [Read more...] about Cork Hosts Summit on Climate Change