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#Local Heroes

# local-heroes - Sunday 18 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Dublin local heroes getting honoured with stunning portraits In The Picture

Meet the Dublin local heroes getting honoured with stunning portraits

They were commissioned by Dublin City Council Company to celebrate the people who make the capital special.

# local-heroes - Thursday 11 August, 2016

GAA Local heroes: The umpire who still keeps his eye off the ball

Stevie O’Donnell umpired many big championship games and now presents sports shows on Tipperary local radio.

# local-heroes - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Tipp FM commentary captures the euphoria of Clonmel's stunning winner

Killian Whelan and Tom McGrath called it perfectly.

# local-heroes - Sunday 17 May, 2015

It took 110 minutes and a fair whack of drama to decide today's FAI Junior Cup final

Stephen O’Callaghan was Liffey Wanderers’ hero with the extra-time winner against city rivals Sheriff YC.

# local-heroes - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Which Irish paper has just been named European Newspaper of the Year? Local Heroes

# local-heroes - Friday 17 October, 2014

25 signs that you're playing for your club in a GAA county final

It’s a county final lads, will ye show a bit of pride in the parish?

# local-heroes - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Tony Browne seeks Waterford title at 41 and Clare set for club hurling showdown

The Banner and Deise showpieces are the big games to watch out for this weekend.

# local-heroes - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Manchester United's stars of '92 -- minus Beckham -- agree deal to buy Salford City

One Manchester United fans group has reacted to talk that Giggs and co want to buy out the Glazers.

# local-heroes - Monday 17 March, 2014

45 pictures that capture this season's AIB All-Ireland senior club championships Local Heroes This post contains images

45 pictures that capture this season's AIB All-Ireland senior club championships

Portumna and St Vincent’s were crowned champions this afternoon in Croke Park.

Masterful Diarmuid Connolly the hero as St Vincent's clinch SFC club title

The Dublin forward was too hot to handle for Castlebar Mitchels at Croke Park this afternoon.

As it happened: St Vincent's v Castlebar Mitchels, AIB All-Ireland SFC club final

Who’ll win out in today’s club showdown in Croke Park? Join us to find out.

As it happened: Portumna v Mount Leinster Rangers, AIB All-Ireland SHC club final

Will it be a fourth title for Portumna or a historic first for Mount Leinster Rangers?

# local-heroes - Friday 14 March, 2014

18 signs your club is in the AIB All-Ireland final on St Patrick's Day

The highlight of the club GAA calendar is upon us.

# local-heroes - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Truagh Gaels power to famous All-Ireland win at Croker

The Monaghan outfit proved too strong for Kiltane of Mayo.

# local-heroes - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

'He never done that for the hurlers' -- The best Gaelic football match report you'll read this season

“At half time there was no sign of the manager so 10 year old Danny Glennon took the reins and made a few tactical changes.”

# local-heroes - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie "The water rushes in awful fast - the kids wouldn't have been able to stand" Local Heroes

"The water rushes in awful fast - the kids wouldn't have been able to stand"

A Kerry fisherman who saved four children from a near-drowning incident during the July heatwave is among the recipients of this year’s national awards for lifesavers.

# local-heroes - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Goal of the season contender from FAI Intermediate Cup clash

Glebe North’s Stephen Nolan shows some serious tekkers.

# local-heroes - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Here’s the round-up of today’s GAA club hurling action GAA

Here’s the round-up of today’s GAA club hurling action

It’s a busy day of hurling around the country.

# local-heroes - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Club call: Dunloy rue missed chance as Loughgiel retain Antrim title

Cuala booked their place in the Dublin hurling decider against Kilmacud Crokes meanwhile.

# local-heroes - Monday 13 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Usain Bolt tells Donegal radio station: 'Yes, I'd like to try Long Jump' Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt tells Donegal radio station: 'Yes, I'd like to try Long Jump'

The Donegal-managed sprinter also tells Highland Radio that he’d love to visit Ireland whenever his schedule allows.

# local-heroes - Friday 1 June, 2012

It's Friday, so here are all of your Airtricity League Premier Division previews

The Louth derby is on the tellybox and there’s five other Premier Division games to choose from on a busy night.

# local-heroes - Monday 13 February, 2012

From Russia with love: Moscow men join Limerick FC on trial

Czech midfielder Lubos Kalouda and Polish striker Dawid Janczyk have joined Limerick FC on trial from CSKA Moscow.

# local-heroes - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Watch: Croke Park set for All-Ireland club deciders Local Heroes This post contains videos

Watch: Croke Park set for All-Ireland club deciders

It’s a big weekend at HQ with eight counties represented in four national deciders.

# local-heroes - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

'We'd play them on a halting site' - Na Piarsaighs ready to roll in All-Ireland semi

Skipper Kieran Bermingham says the Limerick outfit are looking forward to their showdown with Loughgiel Shamrocks.

# local-heroes - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Drogheda rolls out free wi-fi across town in regeneration drive Drogheda

Drogheda rolls out free wi-fi across town in regeneration drive

The town centre will be among the first in Ireland to offer blanket wireless access, aiming to tap into the ‘smart economy’.

# local-heroes - Monday 28 November, 2011

Here's everything you need to know about yesterday's Club Championship action

Three provincial titles were up for grabs yesterday. Here’s your round-up of the afternoon’s winners and losers.

# local-heroes - Monday 7 November, 2011

Here's everything you need to know about yesterday's Club Championship action

With a host of provincial ties and three county titles up for decision, it was another busy weekend of club football and hurling. Here’s the scoop.

# local-heroes - Friday 28 October, 2011

Q&A: Everything you need to know about Airtricity League final weekend

As the domestic leagues draw to a close, here are some briefing notes that you can use to wow your barstooler buddies.

# local-heroes - Monday 24 October, 2011

Local heroes: here's what happened in yesterday's county finals

It was a another busy Sunday around the country. Despite the weather.

# local-heroes - Monday 17 October, 2011

Here's what happened in the county finals around the country this weekend...

It was another busy weekend of GAA action with plenty of silverware on offer.

# local-heroes - Monday 10 October, 2011

Local heroes: everything you need to know about yesterday's county finals

Another ten county titles were dished out on a busy day of GAA action yesterday. Here’s your round-up of all the winners and losers.

# local-heroes - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

WATCH: Home thoughts for intercounty stars ahead of club assignments Local Heroes This post contains videos

WATCH: Home thoughts for intercounty stars ahead of club assignments

Brian Hogan, Kevin Nolan, Lar Corbett and Colm Cooper all lined out in Templeogue this week ahead of the AIB GAA Club Championships.

# local-heroes - Monday 25 July, 2011

Bar stool: the main talking points from this weekend’s Airtricity League action

On a weekend when Shamrock Rovers weren’t in action, Sligo, Pat’s and Derry couldn’t push home their advantage, writes Alan Smith.

# local-heroes - Friday 15 July, 2011

Five things to look out for in the Airtricity League this weekend ...

We look ahead to another busy weekend of domestic football action.

# local-heroes - Friday 8 July, 2011

Five things to look out for in the Airtricity League this weekend ...

Alan Smith is back with his preview of the weekend’s domestic action.

# local-heroes - Friday 17 June, 2011

What to look out for this weekend in the League of Ireland

We offer our weekly guide of the five main talking points ahead of the upcoming LOI fixtures.

# local-heroes - Monday 23 May, 2011

Five things we learned from the Airtricity League this weekend

Shamrock Rovers were the big winners after another round of League of Ireland matches.

# local-heroes - Monday 16 May, 2011

League of Ireland: Five things we learned this weekend

The Hoops took the first silverware on offer with a good Saturday night in Tallaght.

# local-heroes - Friday 13 May, 2011

League of Ireland preview: What to watch out for this weekend...

The first piece of silverware is on offer in Tallaght and two old foes meet in a top-of-the-table clash, off-Broadway, in the First Division.

# local-heroes - Monday 9 May, 2011

Five things we learned this weekend in the Airtricity League

With three Airtricity League games scheduled for this evening, Alan Smith looks over the weekend’s action for any clues about what to expect.

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