Shamrock Blossom: Loughgiel’s 1983 story

Forty years ago, Loughgiel won their historic first All-Ireland hurling title. At the heart of their team was PJ O’Mullan snr at full-back and captain Niall Patterson between the posts. Michael McMullan went to meet them. Here is the story… LOUGHGIEL is buzzing. The tea, scones and hurling chat are all in full flow. Carl […]

The perfect stocking fillers this Christmas

Kings for a Day – By Niall McCoy ARMAGH won their first All-Ireland on a historic day against Kerry in 2002, but it was the culmination of years of blood, sweat and tears from a team that had endured their fair share of near-misses. They finally reached the promised land under Joe Kernan, and in […]