Munster rugby fans will be hoping to get their hands on some players’ gear at a charity event in the Limerick later today. Jerseys, socks, shorts, boots and hats will be sold and auctioned off at Peter Clohessy’s bar, Howley’s Quay from midday. All of the gear, including dozens of jersey’s which were worn by […]
Bruce Springsteen in Limerick in Thomond Park . The words alone were enough to send grown men into ecstasy. More than 30,000 people saw history being made on the turf made hallowed by generations of Munster men this Tuesday night, the first of a string of sold-out shows in Ireland for The Boss and the biggest […]
MUNSTER drew with the Ospreys 13-13 Saturday at Thomond Park. A try from Damien Varley and eight points from the boot of Ronan O’Gara were not enough to claim all four points from the RaboDirect Pro12 fixture. Munster now find themselves in sixth spot on 43 points, seven points a drift of the playoff spot.
BRIAN BORU (c. 940-1014) Brian Boru was born around 940, the youngest of two sons of Cennedig, head of Dal Cais, one of the royal free tribes of Munster. Brian grew up during the worst days of tyranny when the Dalcassians had been driven in to the present county of Clare. Brian’s brother, Mahon, being […]