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Shefflin announces Kilkenny retirement

Henry Shefflin has announced his retirement from the Kilkenny hurling team, saying: “It is with a deep sense of gratitude and contentment that I announce today that I’m ending my career with the Kilkenny senior hurlers.” [...]

Reliving the American dream

It meant the world to Alan McLoughlin but it meant the World Cup to Ireland. David Hennessy was at the Crown with the Republic of Ireland Supporters to relive that Windsor Park goal and USA ‘94 [...]

Londoner’s All-Ireland win

London-based Alan Cuddihy and his club of Ballyhale in Kilkenny were crowned Senior All-Ireland club champions when they came out on top in their St Patrick’s Day final against Kilmallock. He spoke to David Hennessy about [...]

Luke Fitzgerald and Cian Healy come in for Zebo and McGrath

Luke Fitzgerald and Cian Healy have been named in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland team to face Scotland in their final Six Nations game at Murrayfield on Saturday. Fitzgerald comes into the side at the expense of Simon Zebo [...]

Alan McLoughlin to join Republic of Ireland supporters

Former Republic of Ireland international Alan McLoughlin will join the Republic of Ireland Soccer Supporters Club London for their St Patrick’s gathering this Friday March 20 at the Crown Hotel in Cricklewood. Alan is remembered by [...]

Liam MacCarthy back in London

David Hennessy was there to meet Eoin Larkin and David Herity, two members of Kilkenny’s All-Ireland winning team of 2014. Guests of the Kilkenny GAA Supporters Club London Branch, Eoin and Larkin were at Hennessys in [...]

Trading places

David Hennessy spoke to Aaron Kernan and David Bentley, the GAA player and former Premiership player, who swapped sports for a new documentary that also saw Kilkenny’s Jackie Tyrell try baseball and Major League Baseball star [...]

Dulwich Harps Ladies fundraiser

Dulwich Harps Ladies are hosting a ceile party Saturday March 14 from 8pm as a fundraiser at The White Horse in Peckham Rye.  There is live music from Tony Kearney, Tara McLoone is running a beginners class [...]

Jamie Heaslip returns for Ireland

Joe Schmidt makes one changes as Jamie Heaslip returns from injury for Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday Heaslip misssed Ireland’s win over England having suffered three cracked vertebrae in the win [...]

O’Neill names provisional squad

Martin O’Neill has named his 35-man provisional squad for the upcoming EURO 2016 qualifying clash with Poland. There is a first call up for Bournemouth’s Harry Arter whose team are currently top of the Championship. O’Neill said [...]

Warwickshire off to flying start

   By Umar Hassan at Pairc na hEireann Warwickshire     5-14 Sligo                       0-14 Warwickshire recorded a comfortable win over Sligo in their opening match of their league Division 3B campaign when the Connacht team visited [...]

Improving London record crucial victory over Wicklow

By Larry Cooney in Arklow London 3-12                                                                                                                                                                Wicklow 2-12 London are off the basement of Division 2A after a hard earned three-point victory over Wicklow at a sunny Pearse Park, Arklow last Sunday afternoon. Powered by [...]

Ó Sé: ‘No better man than Paul’

By David Hennessy Five time All Ireland winner with Kerry, Tomás Ó Sé responded to Pat Spillane’s comments about Paul Galvin’s comeback being a mistake and a distraction. Talking to the Irish World at the Tara [...]

London comeback falls just short

  By David Hennessy Derry                     1-10 London                 1-9 Although they found themselves five points down at half-time when there looked like being some margin between the teams, an impressive second half from Fergus McMahon’s London [...]

AP McCoy honoured at his last festival

The final race of the week, on Gold Cup day, is to be named in the 19-time champion jockey's honour, one he has won three times previously [...]

Ireland team announced to face England

In what could be the 6 Nations decider, Jordi Murphy replaces the injured Jamie Heaslip in the only change from the France line-up [...]

Looking ahead to a ‘Titanic struggle’

David Hennessy talks to Denis Hickie, former Ireland and Leinster wing and now analyst with BBC, ahead of Ireland’s crunch match against England “One team at the end of this weekend will be out of the [...]

GALLERY: Ireland v England historical images

Take a trip down memory lane with these images of Ireland v England matches dating back to 1982 [...]

Hammer time for Fury

Tyson Fury will be looking to send a message to Wladimir Klitschko and Deontay Wilder when he takes on Christian Hammer at the O2 in London this weekend. [...]

Idris Elba to partake in Circuit of Ireland rally

The actor and DJ is a self-confessed motorhead and is in training for the challenge which takes place over Easter [...]

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