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]

Clare call for Kearns

FORMER Limerick football manager Liam Kearns has been approached by the Clare County Board about the prospect of becoming the new Clare senior football...

Clare key to WWII German invasion plans

A NUMBER of strategic sites in Clare were identified as being key to Nazi Germany’s plan to invade and occupy neutral Ireland during World...

Leftfield with Joe O’Muircheartaigh

IN our politicians we trust – at least until the next election do we part, if we so wish. We put them in there; we...

Hurling Heaven

THE Rock of Cashel Trophy has crossed the Shannon into Clare for the second time in four seasons – now for the next giant...

Putting some Oxegen into hurling

The famous O’Connor Clan from Tubber know all about beating Kilkenny in national finals in Thurles’ Semple Stadium, writes Joe Ó Muircheartaigh, who spoke...

Leftfield

DOWN the years – it’s been fiche bliain ag fás now – being on the journalistic beat across this great Banner County, there’s a...

‘Stripped and tied to a tree’

KILRUSH’S moneylending crisis has taken on a sinister turn over the past number of weeks following reports from the West Clare capital that a...

Julia Roberts in Ennis

Just one day shy of 90 years to the day that Michael Collins was shot dead at Béal na mBláth, the woman that played...

The 19th with Joe O’Muircheartaigh

FUNNY old game this hurling, because it definitely wasn’t supposed to be like this. Yes, Davy was on the money when he said at the...

‘We have yet to prove ourselves’

IN a game of inches, it’s the small things that mattered and got Waterford over the line and into a fourth successive provincial decider...

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