A cast of rural champions, including Scarriff businessman Padraig Giblin, has been confirmed for a conference at the end of the month that will seek inspiration from the world of sport in the bid to rejuvenate ailing parts of rural Ireland.
A sculpture to an iconic day when sport transcended politics - the 2007 victory for Ireland in an unforgettable rugby union clash with England in Croke Park – was unveiled today in a 20ft sculpture at Shannon Airport.
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