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#Ciaran Murphy

# ciaran-murphy - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Man stabbed 16 times and set on fire after ex-girlfriend falsely said he was garda informant, court hears
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Man stabbed 16 times and set on fire after ex-girlfriend falsely said he was garda informant, court hears

Jun 30th 2020, 6:05 PM 52,779 Views 0 Comments

In 2015, Ciarán Murphy was found in a dog cage in his home by a passers-by who noticed his cottage was in flames.

# ciaran-murphy - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Someone complained that Dónal Óg Cusack 'expressed his sexuality' through his dickie bow on the Sunday Game
# Fashion Police
From The42
# Fashion Police

Someone complained that Dónal Óg Cusack 'expressed his sexuality' through his dickie bow on the Sunday Game

Oct 30th 2014, 12:00 PM 38,472 Views 33 Comments

But the former Cork hurler says his experience has been overwhelmingly positive since coming out as gay.

# ciaran-murphy - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Second Captains Live makes solid outing on third series return
# New Season
From The42
# New Season

Second Captains Live makes solid outing on third series return

Oct 9th 2014, 12:11 PM 6,371 Views 6 Comments

The show returned last night, and included an in-depth interview with Kilkenny GAA star Henry Shefflin.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 30 September, 2013

Murph’s Sideline Cut: As their self belief grew, so Clare's success became inevitable
# Column
From The42
# Column

Murph’s Sideline Cut: As their self belief grew, so Clare's success became inevitable

Sep 30th 2013, 3:00 PM 9,732 Views 13 Comments

Shane O’Donnell’s arrival on the scene in the All-Ireland senior hurling final replay was quite the whirlwind.

# ciaran-murphy - Friday 20 September, 2013

Murph's Sideline Cut: 'All-Irelands aren't just handed out to those who think they deserve it'
# Dubs V Mayo
From The42
# Dubs V Mayo

Murph's Sideline Cut: 'All-Irelands aren't just handed out to those who think they deserve it'

Sep 20th 2013, 12:36 PM 7,999 Views 25 Comments

“Mayo have the air of champions-in-waiting,” writes Ciaran Murphy, but they need to walk the walk to beat Dublin.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 26 August, 2013

Murph's Sideline Cut: Mayo manage to ignore fatalist panic of fans
# Column
From The42
# Column

Murph's Sideline Cut: Mayo manage to ignore fatalist panic of fans

Aug 26th 2013, 12:00 PM 11,286 Views 46 Comments

Mayo are different, but supporters have been trained to expect the worst.

New 'Second Captains' TV show to debut next month
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

New 'Second Captains' TV show to debut next month

Aug 26th 2013, 9:47 AM 13,770 Views 29 Comments

“Think Gamesmaster meets Crystal Maze meets Live at 3 meets Golden Girls with the set being a tasteful recreation of the Aztec zone.”

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 19 August, 2013

Murph’s Sideline Cut: Clare the new favourites for All-Ireland glory
# Gaa Column
From The42
# Gaa Column

Murph’s Sideline Cut: Clare the new favourites for All-Ireland glory

Aug 19th 2013, 3:33 PM 8,390 Views 22 Comments

Jimmy Barry-Murphy and Davy Fitzgerald were the two managers that best convinced their players of their title credentials.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 12 August, 2013

Murph’s Sideline Cut: You can thank Brian Cody for the game of the year yesterday
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Murph’s Sideline Cut: You can thank Brian Cody for the game of the year yesterday

Aug 12th 2013, 3:00 PM 11,903 Views 45 Comments

We were treated to a thriller by Cork and Dublin. But one team pushed everyone else to this level.

# ciaran-murphy - Thursday 25 July, 2013

'New' Off the Ball dips slightly in JNLR figures
# Radio
From The42
# Radio

'New' Off the Ball dips slightly in JNLR figures

Jul 25th 2013, 6:40 PM 5,991 Views 3 Comments

The popular sports show has 41,000 listeners, according to the figures released this evening.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 10 June, 2013

Murph’s Sideline Cut: the craic is 1990s as hurling gets back to the future in Limerick
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Murph’s Sideline Cut: the craic is 1990s as hurling gets back to the future in Limerick

Jun 10th 2013, 12:00 PM 7,891 Views 9 Comments

The hurling championship was blown wide open in the sunshine yesterday, writes Ciaran Murphy.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 3 June, 2013

Murph's Sideline Cut: Top teams' dominance makes for invariably dour viewing
# Column
From The42
# Column

Murph's Sideline Cut: Top teams' dominance makes for invariably dour viewing

Jun 3rd 2013, 12:02 PM 10,072 Views 22 Comments

The infrequent rate at which the best GAA sides play each other is unfair on the paying public, writes Ciaran Murphy.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 27 May, 2013

Murph's Sideline Cut: Nothing added to Donegal except more McBrearty brilliance
# Column
From The42
# Column

Murph's Sideline Cut: Nothing added to Donegal except more McBrearty brilliance

May 27th 2013, 12:00 PM 9,373 Views 8 Comments

The reigning champions are defying an unwritten rule of success, writes Ciaran Murphy.

# ciaran-murphy - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

What do you think of the new Second Captains podcast then?
# OTB5
From The42
# OTB5

What do you think of the new Second Captains podcast then?

May 14th 2013, 4:10 PM 15,350 Views 31 Comments

They never go home those lads.

# ciaran-murphy - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

'Off the Ball 5' announce new partnership with the Irish Times
# Off The Ball
From The42
# Off The Ball

'Off the Ball 5' announce new partnership with the Irish Times

May 7th 2013, 12:02 PM 25,341 Views 64 Comments

The new “Second Captains” show will be podcast weekly on IrishTimes.com.

# ciaran-murphy - Friday 3 May, 2013

Off The Ball 5 to make an announcement about new programme on Tuesday
# OTB5
From The42
# OTB5

Off The Ball 5 to make an announcement about new programme on Tuesday

May 3rd 2013, 8:01 AM 15,633 Views 38 Comments

Where will Ken Early, Simon Hick, Mark Horgan, Eoin McDevitt and Ciaran Murphy turn up next?

# ciaran-murphy - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Off The Ball 5 hint at imminent comeback
# OTB5
From The42
# OTB5

Off The Ball 5 hint at imminent comeback

May 2nd 2013, 3:46 PM 20,059 Views 58 Comments

But where will Ken Early, Simon Hick, Mark Horgan, Eoin McDevitt and Ciaran Murphy turn up next?

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 1 April, 2013

1 month on, patience a virtue for much-missed Off The Ball 5
# Off The Ball
From The42
# Off The Ball

1 month on, patience a virtue for much-missed Off The Ball 5

Apr 1st 2013, 7:31 AM 1 View 1 Comment

Four weeks ago today, Newstalk confirmed the stunning news. What happens next?

# ciaran-murphy - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Off the Ball team release statement following Newstalk resignations
# Off The Ball
From The42
# Off The Ball

Off the Ball team release statement following Newstalk resignations

Mar 5th 2013, 4:40 PM 33,878 Views 60 Comments

“The five of us are determined to be back on air together as soon as possible.”

There's even a 'Free The OTB 5' Facebook page now
# Off The Ball
From The42
# Off The Ball

There's even a 'Free The OTB 5' Facebook page now

Mar 5th 2013, 1:26 PM 3,025 Views 0 Comments

The people are not going to let this go without a fight.

Oh captains, our captains: 22 reasons why we’ll miss the Off the Ball team
# Off The Ball
From The42
# Off The Ball

Oh captains, our captains: 22 reasons why we’ll miss the Off the Ball team

Mar 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 39,844 Views 71 Comments

The five men who made Off The Ball famous resigned yesterday. Here are some of our favourite moments from the show.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 4 March, 2013

The next episode: Paddy Power open market on Team Off the Ball's next move
# Off The Ball
From The42
# Off The Ball

The next episode: Paddy Power open market on Team Off the Ball's next move

Mar 4th 2013, 6:53 PM 8,228 Views 12 Comments

Are they off to RTÉ? Or is a TV gig coming down the line for the famous five of Irish sports radio?

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 1 October, 2012

Murph's Sideline Cut: Kilkenny's remorseless code-breakers leaves Galway still waiting for Liam
# Fall-out
From The42
# Fall-out

Murph's Sideline Cut: Kilkenny's remorseless code-breakers leaves Galway still waiting for Liam

Oct 1st 2012, 2:36 PM 6,627 Views 4 Comments

It was another long afternoon at Croke Park for Ciarán Murphy.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 13 August, 2012

Murph's Sideline Cut: reeling in the years as Galway back at the top table
# Go West
From The42
# Go West

Murph's Sideline Cut: reeling in the years as Galway back at the top table

Aug 13th 2012, 2:00 PM 1,464 Views 0 Comments

Ciaran Murphy watched Anthony Cunningham’s side book their place in next month’s All-Ireland decider.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 18 June, 2012

Murph's sideline cut: Mayo v Leitrim starting to sound like heaven after Sopot madness
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Murph's sideline cut: Mayo v Leitrim starting to sound like heaven after Sopot madness

Jun 18th 2012, 2:01 PM 4,488 Views 5 Comments

“We’re a footnote in the story of Euro 2012,” sighs Ciaran Murphy.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 11 June, 2012

Murph's sideline cut: home thoughts from abroad as Galway result filters through
# Go East
From The42
# Go East

Murph's sideline cut: home thoughts from abroad as Galway result filters through

Jun 11th 2012, 11:47 AM 1,172 Views 0 Comments

Ciarán Murphy sends this piece from his flat in Poland on a tear-drenched laptop computer.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 21 May, 2012

Murph's Sideline Cut: We're back, baby!
# Pitchside
From The42
# Pitchside

Murph's Sideline Cut: We're back, baby!

May 21st 2012, 12:45 PM 3,219 Views 1 Comment

Long drives on a Sunday, dinner before noon and Ciaran Murphy chasing managers. It’s summer alright.

# ciaran-murphy - Thursday 22 December, 2011

YouTube Top 10: because Ciaran Murphy is better than Charlie Adam
# Work Can Wait
From The42
# Work Can Wait

YouTube Top 10: because Ciaran Murphy is better than Charlie Adam

Dec 22nd 2011, 1:28 PM 773 Views 2 Comments

Time for us to cash in all of those hours spent mucking about on YouTube – it’s your weekly countdown of the best sporting videos. Enjoy.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 29 August, 2011

Murph's sideline cut: The case for Donegal's defence
# Pitchside
From The42
# Pitchside

Murph's sideline cut: The case for Donegal's defence

Aug 29th 2011, 2:02 PM 962 Views 1 Comment

Jim McGuinness’ tactics have been the subject of much criticism after yesterday’s attritional game with Dublin. But Donegal have no questions to answer.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 22 August, 2011

"For the best footballer in Ireland, ‘the Gooch’ seems short of regal status"
# Sideline Cut
From The42
# Sideline Cut

"For the best footballer in Ireland, ‘the Gooch’ seems short of regal status"

Aug 22nd 2011, 3:47 PM 2,352 Views 0 Comments

Colm Cooper impressed – as did Galvin’s top button performance – at Croker yesterday.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 18 July, 2011

Murph's sideline cut: enjoying some northern exposure
# Pitchside
From The42
# Pitchside

Murph's sideline cut: enjoying some northern exposure

Jul 18th 2011, 11:05 AM 719 Views 0 Comments

This week the multi-platform Ciaran Murphy has been mostly watching football.

# ciaran-murphy - Monday 20 June, 2011

Sideline cut: Murph gets up close and personal with the Rebels
# Between The Lines
From The42
# Between The Lines

Sideline cut: Murph gets up close and personal with the Rebels

Jun 20th 2011, 2:32 PM 567 Views 2 Comments

“Frank Murphy was there of course, and the man knows how to wear a trench-coat, I’ll give him that. It immediately gives him an air of style and quiet sophistication, far removed from the O’Neill’s jackets sported by your regular county board apparatchik.”

# ciaran-murphy - Sunday 5 June, 2011

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Jun 5th 2011, 9:50 AM 190 Views 0 Comments

Put the kettle on and you feet up, this might take some time.

# ciaran-murphy - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

May 31st 2011, 7:55 AM 70 Views 0 Comments

Sepp Blatter faces the press and asks ‘crisis? what crisis’ while Irish preparation continue for the trip to Skopje.