Munster team named to face Gloucester at Thomond Park in the Champions Cup on Saturday

The Munster team to face Gloucester at Thomond Park in the Champions Cup on Saturday afternoon has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan (KO 1pm). There are four changes, all in the pack, to the side that drew 10-all away to Exeter Chiefs in the Champions Cup opener last weekend. An all-new front […]

Three to watch: Ireland in 2019 Six Nations – and beyond

The 2019 Six Nations is set to be a tournament with even more on the line than usual. While winning the event is obviously important, this will also mark the last major competitive chance for players to represent their country before the 2019 World Cup in Japan. Appropriately, St Patrick’s Day brought joy and jubilation […]

Munster Rugby and the IRFU are pleased to announce contract extensions and new signing

Additionally Greencore Munster Academy players Gavin Coombes and Shane Daly will join the senior ranks next season. Chris Farrell, who joined the province at the beginning of the 2017/18 season, has put pen to paper on a three-year deal that will see him remain with the province until 2022, while Chris Cloete has added two […]

Public opinion survey shows that EU is more appreciated than ever post-Brexit

The latest EU public opinion survey, conducted in September 2018, reveals a clear and growing appreciation for EU membership in Ireland. However, the appreciation is in stark contrast to an underlying ambivalence towards voting in EU elections. The latest Eurobarometer survey, measuring public attitudes to the EU across the bloc, highlights that more people than […]

Some Calculation on Tax Relief Backing Seamus Healy’s Budget Speech

by Paddy Healy on behalf of Seamus Healy TD The Minister says his income tax and USC measures are to “ease the burden on those and low and middle incomes.”  This is a deliberate Falsehood on the part of the Minister Because of the band system for Income Tax and USC, the richer income recipients( […]

Munster Named To Face Exeter Chiefs

Munster Head Coach Johann van Grann has named his side to face Exeter Chiefs on Saturday afternoon in the squad’s Champions Cup opener at Sandy Park (3.15pm, live on BT Sport). There are several changes to the side that were edged out by Leinster in the Guinness PRO14 at the Aviva Stadium last weekend. Mike […]

October Tipperary GAA Draw Results

The results for the October Tipperary GAA Members Draw 2018/2019 held last night in TJ Mac’s Bar Mullinahone are as follows. Congratulations to all winners. Prize Draw No. Name Club 1 Skoda Octavia / Renault Megane or €15,000 R238 Ms K O’Regan JK Brackens 2 €5,000 or Holiday Q637 Nancy O’Meara Portroe 3 €3,000 Lotto […]

Kenny Slams rural TD’s for short term electoral gain over Rural development and jobs

There was much speculation about a rise in carbon tax in the lead up to yesterday’s budget, so it has come as a surprise to many that the Government did not introduce it. Earlier this week, Tipperary Energy Agency Chief Executive Paul Kenny urged the Government not to waste the opportunity for a strong carbon […]

Munster A Team For Leinster A Clash

The Munster A squad to face Leinster A in Friday’s crucial Celtic Cup clash in Donnybrook at 5pm has been named by Head Coach Peter Malone. Both teams have won five from five in the competition so far with four try bonus-points each, Leinster have the edge in the table with a superior points difference. […]

Munster Rugby Announce Nominated Charities For 2018/19 Season

Munster Rugby are pleased to announce that Cliona’s Foundation and the Irish Cancer Society have been selected as the club’s nominated charities for the 2018/19 season. Over the season Munster Rugby will work closely with each charity, actively supporting them in helping raise awareness and funds for much-needed resources that are widely availed of across […]

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