JOE BROLLY: The new religion

REFLECTING the genuflecting of Ireland’s GAA journalists (if they could roll over and let JP McManus tickle their bellies they would), Cahair O’Kane wrote in the Irish News a few days ago that JP has been “trying for more than 20 years to spend his money meaningfully” and that “governments tend not to spend money […]

JP donation a ‘massive boost’ says Tattyreagh chairman

By Niall Gartland A SHORTFALL in government funding means that the incoming donation to GAA clubs across Tyrone from billionaire businessman JP McManus is particularly appreciated, according to Tattyreagh chairperson Luke Darcy. McManus has donated €1 million to every county board to be dispersed in an equitable manner between the clubs before the end of the […]

Donation will help with Newtownbutler developments says Hugo

By Niall Gartland and Mark McGoldrick BILLIONAIRE Limerick financier JP McManus is donating €1 million to every county in Ireland to be invested in Gaelic games, a gesture that is very much welcomed by Newtownbutler chairman Hugo Fitzpatrick. It emerged last Friday that Mr McManus, one of the richest men in Ireland, is gifting €32 million to […]