73% of secondary school students in Munster polled for new BT Ireland research want to learn more about pursuing a career in STEM in Ireland

51% of secondary school students in Munster come up with their best ideas after talking to friends, 37% do so in bed, and 24% in the shower 61% of parents of secondary school students in Munster say their children have been nervous / hesitant to share their ideas with their classmates / friends 39% of […]

TUS and Munster Post Primary Schools GAA sign new sponsorship deal

The Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) and Munster Post Primary Schools GAA has signed a sponsorship deal that will see the newly designated TU provide financial and skills support to the provincial post primary school hurling and football competitions until 2025. There are approximately 130 schools across the six Munster counties participating in 30 […]

Munster team to face Castres Olympique in the Champions Cup at Thomond Park on Sunday

The Munster team to face Castres Olympique in the Champions Cup at Thomond Park on Sunday has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan (KO 1pm). There are two changes to the side that defeated Edinburgh in the Guinness PRO14 last time out as Joey Carbery and CJ Stander are both included. Mike Haley […]

12 Munster Players Sign Contract Extensions

Munster Rugby and the IRFU are pleased to confirm 12 player contract extensions for the province. Nine of the 12 players are products of the province’s underage or Academy pathway. John Ryan, Niall Scannell, Rory Scannell, Darren Sweetnam, Jack O’Donoghue, JJ Hanrahan, Alex Wootton, Rhys Marshall, Fineen Wycherley, Calvin Nash, Arno Botha and Jeremy Loughman […]

Munster team named to face Southern Kings

CJ Stander to Captain Munster A much changed Munster side will take on the Southern Kings for the first time in the Guinness PRO14 on Saturday at Outeniqua Park, George (7.35pm/6.35pm Irish). George native CJ Stander, who turned 28 yesterday, will captain the province and is one of five players to retain their place from last weekend’s […]

Alzheimer Society Of Ireland Launches Regional Group For Dementia Carers’ Advocacy Network In Munster

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) has launched the regional group of its carer advocacy network, the Dementia Carers Campaign Network (DCCN), in Munster with the first meeting taking place in Limerick city. The DCCN, which was set up in 2013, is a national campaigning group and is made up of people who have experience […]

Tipperary Restaurants Win At Munster Regionals Of Irish Restaurant Awards 2018

The second of four regional finals in this year’s Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Radisson Blu, Little Island, Cork, last night where 91 awards were presented to the country’s leading chefs, restaurants and pubs.   Over 500 people attended the Munster Regional Final on Wednesday evening where the top establishments in each county […]

Munster Rugby Latest Contract Update

Munster Rugby are pleased to confirm a number of contract updates including extensions for Billy Holland, Stephen Archer and Kevin O’Byrne. The senior trio of Holland, Archer and O’Byrne have all put pen to paper recently while academy players Liam O’Connor, Fineen Wycherley and Calvin Nash have also committed to the province. 32-year-old Holland, the […]

Bank Of Ireland Munster Senior Challenge Cup Set For Markets Field

The Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Challenge Cup final date and venue has been confirmed as Friday 19 January, Markets Field (kick-off 7.30pm). UL Bohemian and Garryowen will go head-to-head as two of Limerick’s traditional rivals, with both sides producing impressive displays throughout the competition and in their respective semi-finals. Garryowen overcame Cork Constitution 23-14 in their […]

Employees Cycling To Work Often Left Without Shower Facilities

According to new research by One4all, bike to work schemes are proving popular with Munster companies – 29% say their employers provide such a programme. However, just 19% say that employers provide shower facilities for those who cycle or run to work. Additionally, only 30% provide a secure bike area for employees who cycle. Almost […]

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