Tag Archives: Sport

Northern GAA clubs’ all-Ireland wins

Two GAA teams are celebrating their all-Ireland success in Gaelic football and hurling. agendaNi reports on Crossmaglen Rangers’ and Loughgiel Shamrocks’ historic wins. Crossmaglen Rangers won the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship,...

The state of sport

Northern Ireland’s sportsmen and women are enjoying a run of successes one year before London 2012. agendaNi sums up the year so far and the province’s sporting plans. It’s clear that Northern...

Ministerial Q&A: Carál Ní Chuilín

agendaNi asks Sports Minister Carál Ní Chuilín about her priorities and commitments over the new Assembly’s term. In brief, what are your ambitions for sport? One of the five priorities of the...

Improving participation

Northern Ireland needs a culture change to get more active and therefore healthier. Meadhbh Monahan reports. Chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, strokes and other stress-related conditions are directly linked to the...

Rory McIlroy profile

Rory McIlroy’s uplifting US Open victory could mark the start of a legendary career. Most superlatives fall short of describing Rory McIlroy’s success this summer. In brief, a 22-year old Holywood man...

Darren Clarke profile

Darren Clarke took home a well-deserved reward at Royal St George’s. A three-shot victory won the British Open for Darren Clarke this July, the high point of a 20-year career. The Claret...

Simon Best interview

Former Ulster and Ireland captain Simon Best hopes that Ireland can add to its Grand Slam success at this year’s Rugby World Cup. He talks to Peter Cheney about life after retirement....

Graham Little Q&A

Graham Little worked for the Impartial Reporter and UTV before going freelance in 2006. The Sky Sports presenter who runs his own production company (Century TV Northern Ireland) shares some high points...

A culture of participation

Participation in sport in the province is much lower than the Programme for Government target of 53 per cent but the Assembly’s Culture, Arts and Leisure Committee wants to change that. In...