Joe Ó Muircheartaigh

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Joe Ó Muircheartaigh graduated from University College Dublin in 1989 with a degree in history and politics. After completing a Diploma in Journalism at The College of Commerce, Rathmines in 1991, he embarked on a career in journalism. Joe spent four years with Clare FM from 1992 and was with The Clare Champion from 1996 to 2005. He has won two McNamee Awards for GAA journalism and has published two books. Contact Joe on [email protected]

‘Cappa with a little bit more

Cappamore 0-10 Inagh-Kilnamona 0-8 at Killeedy, Limerick WELCOME to winter hurling. It was wet and, with the wind, the rain swept down the field; it was also very...

‘Terrible, terrible display, so many errors’

JOB done and a first McGrath Cup title for Clare since 2008, but beyond that in the words of manager Colm Collins it wasn’t...

Super Sexton seizes the day

IT’S safe to say that a McGrath Cup triumph in January never made a winter or a spring, but at the dawn of 2019...

Died when he came home

One hundred years ago last Thursday, Thomas O’Shea died at home with his family in Labasheeda, just a few days after he arrived home...

Culture Night in Clare

A huge programme of events has been organised by the Care Arts Office for Culture Night 2018 this Friday. The events numbering over 40...

Fear & Loathing on the Campaign Trail

The National Library of Ireland launched its 'From Ballots to Bullets: Ireland 1918-1919' exhibition at the National Photographic Archive in Dublin this week. There...

Kilkee flies the flag for Ireland

KILKEE is a hurling enclave deep in West Clare football country — an outpost that has its own very special place in hurling history,...

HURLING: Ten reasons Clare should prevail over Galway

  1 IT’S all in the date, you see. The date that tells us that Clare can and will win this All-Ireland semi-final. All you have...

HURLING: Cousins set to clash the ash in Croker

YOU could say that they’re both on the edge of the Burren — Shane O’Donnell near the outcrop of the place that is the...

HURLING: Best of friends, and enemies

IT was the Sunday of the October Bank Holiday Weekend sometime in the early ‘90s — a quick Google fact check and it’s exactly...

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