John O'Shea


John O'Shea Info

Role: Reporter

Start Date: April 1, 2014, 7:26 p.m.

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John is a Cork based reporter, mainly covering Cork City and Cobh Ramblers. John also reports regularly on Munster Senior League and Cork Youths League football for the Evening Echo. John has also freelanced for The Irish Examiner, Irish Independent and Mayo News.

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Cork City's Alec Byrne: 'It is good to get the first three points - We will kick on now and get confidence from it'

His headed finish for the Rebel Army ensured that the Leesiders picked up a morale boosting win, after what has been a tough start to the season

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It brings the league to different parts of the country that haven’t been hit before - Stephen Henderson

Cobh Ramblers manager Stephen Henderson strongly believes that the introduction of a third tier to League Of Ireland football is the way to go in terms of progressing football in this country.

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Cobh Ramblers under-19 manager Ethan McCarthy: 'This is the most competitive squad that I have ever had'

The return of Ethan McCarthy to the Cobh Ramblers underage setup as under-19 head coach was very much welcomed by those at the club.

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Cobh Ramblers assistant Stuart Ashton: 'We will be pushing to win the division'

Stuart Ashton has been the Cobh Ramblers assistant manager for the bones of one year at this stage and it is safe to say he has had a very positive impact at the club.

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Hunt welcomes return of First Division play-offs

The recent news that the playoffs will be returning for the League Of Ireland First Division has been welcomed by Cobh Ramblers, along with the rest of the First Division clubs.

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League Report: Cork City 0 - 0 Derry City (Cork are champions)

Cork City are the League Of Ireland Premier Division champions for the first time since 2005 following a scoreless draw with Derry City in the rescheduled game at Turner's Cross on Tuesday night.

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Euro U21 Qualifier Report: Republic of Ireland 0 - 0 Norway

The Republic of Ireland remain unbeaten in Group Five in their quest to qualify for the U21 European Championship, following a 0-0 draw with Norway at Tallaght Stadium.

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John Caulfield: 'We only need two points to win the title - everything is now in our control'

City were back to the levels which they set for much of the season and which helped them go 18 points clear at the top of the table.

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Conor McCormack: 'I thought we were the better team on the night and had the better chances'

On the night, City’s Conor McCormack showcased why he has been arguably the best centre midfielder in the League Of Ireland this campaign with an brilliant display shielding the back four.

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League Report: Cork City 1 - 1 Dundalk

Cork City’s Premier Division title coronation has been put on hold, after the spoils were shared with Dundalk at Turners Cross on Monday night.

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Stephen Rice: What people don't realise is that it is not easy to close a league out

Cork City will make the trip up to City Calling Stadium this Saturday night to take on Longford Town in the FAI Senior Cup quarter final as they go in search of a League and Cup double.

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John Caulfield: 'A few lads out there pretend to be hard and when someone runs by them they hit the deck'

The City boss reiterated his claim that Dave Webster had cheated to get Alan Bennett sent off last month.

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League Report: Finn Harps 0 - 1 Cork City

Cork City require only five more points from their seven remaining league games to clinch the League Of Ireland Premier Division title for the first time since 2005 following a hard-fought but well-deserved victory against Finn Harps in Ballybofey on ...

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Kevin Long: 'It's every kid's dream to play for their country'

The former Cork City man spoke after making his competitive debut in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Austria.

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Martin O'Neill: 'Jon Walters epitomised the strength and character of this squad'

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill praised the second half efforts of his side, as they came from a goal down to secure what could potentially turn out to be precious point against Austria at the Aviva Stadium.

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International Friendly Report: Republic of Ireland Women 0 - 0 Iceland Women

The Republic of Ireland’s Women’s National team continued their preparations ahead of the commencement of the World Cup 2019 qualifying campaign, with a more than satisfactory display against Iceland at Tallaght Stadium.

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Duffy and O'Kane travel with Ireland squad to America despite minor car crash

The Derrymen were uninjured in the collision on Sunday.

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Cork City's Ryan Delaney on transfer talk: 'The next couple of weeks will be the deciding factor'

The on-loan Burton Albion defender spoke after his brace in City's 4-1 win over Shamrock Rovers.

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League Report: Cork City 4 - 1 Shamrock Rovers

This incredible season for The Rebel Army shows no signs of stopping and at this stage it looks as though it is only a matter of when City will win the league title, rather than if they shall claim the ...

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Preparations stepping up for O'Neill's Men in Fota Island Training Camp

As part of the preparations for the June international fixtures, the three day training camp for the Ireland squad is getting underway in Fota Island this week.

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Martin O'Neill on Sean Maguire: 'There are a couple of lads in front of him at the moment'

The Ireland boss opted for the tried-and-trusted up front with Kevin Doyle and David McGoldrick preferred.

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Conor McCormack named SSE Airtricity/SWAI player of the month for April

The winter recruit has made a big impression in his short time on Leeside.

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Munster Senior Cup Report: Wilton United 0 - 0 Cobh Ramblers (Wilton win 4-1 on penalties)

Wilton keeper Brian Cronin was the hero as he fought off a barrage of Cobh attacks before saving in the shootout.

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FAI Cup Report: Everton 1 - 1 Liffey Wanderers (Everton win 5-3 on penalties)

Centre half Jason Sexton, who scored Everton's goal in normal time, went in goal and saved a penalty for the Cork side.

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Bray boss Harry Kenny: 'We should have got something from the game'

The Seagulls fell just short in their attempt to become the first club to take points off Cork City this season.

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