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Connacht v Glasgow part two – the sportsgroundening

Build up

I’m not sure I’ve ever been as nervous about a game as I was last week. I was on tenterhooks every day waiting for a morsel of news, but it was pointless because no matter the news it was impossible to decipher what effect it might have on the game. 1,403 more words

1798 – United Irish Rebellion begins in Wexford and Leinster.

The short-lived, brutal 1798 Rebellion instigated by the United Irishmen commences when on the night of the 23rd May, the mail coaches leaving Dublin were seized – as a signal to those United Irishmen outside the capital that the time of the uprising had arrived. 152 more words

Irish History

Blues Talk TV - Episode 225

This week on Blues Talk we review a disappointing European finals weekend before previewing Leinster’s Guinness Pro12 semi-final against Ulster and Connacht’s clash with Glasgow.


Connacht v Glasgow - Review and Preview


Going into this game, I was not particularly confident. Having achieved our best ever finish, and qualified for the semis, but also lost to Treviso, I feared that there was a chance Connacht may be running on fumes, and Glasgow in comparison seemed to be on a mission, coming into form at the right time in the season. 2,242 more words


Blues Talk TV - Episode 224

This week on Blues Talk we take a look back at Leinster’s bonus point win over Treviso in the final home game of the regular season, discuss the other games in the final round, look forward to the Pro12 Semi-Finals and say farewell to a Leinster stalwart.


Blues Talk TV - Episode 223

This week on Blues Talk, we take a look back at Leinster’s disappointing loss away to Ulster, preview our game against Treviso and the rest of the final regular season weekend’s fixtures and discuss the permutations therein, and take a look at Cian Kelleher’s move to Connacht.


Leinster Novice and Masters Road Championships Gowran


Novice Women: Silver for Caolite Malone (KCH),  Club  Gold for KCH and Club silver for Gowran, County Gold for KCH;

Novice Men: Bronze for Tom O Keefe (KCH), club bronze for Gowran and county bronze for Kilkenny; 256 more words