Posts Tagged ‘ Ryan O`Dwyer ’

Munster Rivals Draw Swords In Battle For Hurling Success


After a summer of drama, entertainment, controversy and joyous hurling we reach the pinnacle of the hurling calendar this weekend with tickets for Sunday’s battle as rare as hen’s teeth.

Few would have predicted it at the start of the year and those who did well there just liars or fortune tellers. Cork and Clare do battle this Sunday at half past three in Croke Park for the honour and privilege of being crowned All-Ireland champions and bringing home the Holy Grail that is the Liam McCarthy cup. Both teams have come this far via the back door / qualifier system but none to argue their worth of a place in Sunday’s showpiece after both teams displayed scintillating performances in their semi-final victories to advance. Continue reading

Wexford Steal Late Draw Against The Dubs

duDublin rolled into Wexford Park last night looking for a morale-boosting win against Wexford. The Dubs have suffered a tough twelve-month spell, and really needed a win and a good performance against the Yellow Bellies, who have turned into a second-tier team in recent years. In the end, they got neither, as Wexford deservedly came out of the game with a hard-fought draw. Continue reading

Man arrested on arson charge after Cork blaze kills woman and nephew

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in Cork city centre in connection with a fire that killed a mother and nephew in Mahon, Cork.

The man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after the 25-year-old woman and her five-year-old nephew died in the blaze at around 3.15am this morning.

Helena O’Dwyer and Ryan O’Dwyer were among eight people in the house on Nutley Avenue in Mahon when the fire broke out.

Six adults and children were taken from the house suffering from smoke inhalation. They were given oxygen at the scene by fire and ambulance crews before being transferred to Cork University and the Mercy University Hospitals.

Helena and Ryan were also taken from the building but fire fighters failed to resuscitate them and they were pronounced dead at the scene.

A garda technical team have been examining the house this morning.