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WATCH: Kieran’s A Star As Always On ‘The Late Late Show’

WATCH: Kieran’s A Star As Always On ‘The Late Late Show’

September 22, 2018 at 9:31 am 0 comments

SURE he’s an ‘oul pro at this craic by now! Kieran Donaghy made another appearance last night on The Late Late Show and was his usual charming self in front of hundreds of thousands of viewers. The 35-year-old Rockie announced his retirement from the Kerry team last week and he […]

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Twitter Was Full Of Tributes For Kieran Donaghy

Twitter Was Full Of Tributes For Kieran Donaghy

September 11, 2018 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH retirements come tributes and the sporting world was very busy today dishing them out to a Kerry legend. Here’s what people from all walks of life were tweeting about Kieran Donaghy’s retirement from the Kerry team… The best teammate I ever had bar none. The ultimate team player. Never […]

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Legends...Ogie Moran and Kieran Donaghy celebrate after Kerry beat Mayo in Limerick on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Seven Milestone Games Where Donaghy Was A ‘Star’

September 11, 2018 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s a tough job picking highlights from the great Kieran Donaghy’s career in green and gold. He transformed Kerry’s fortunes in 2006, bagged two goals in the 2007 final, gave a stirring display in their loss to Dublin in 2011, saved their season in 2014 and supplied the next generation […]

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Kieran Donaghy, turns his back on his job to concentrate on football. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kieran’s Poem As He Departs The Kerry Football Team

September 11, 2018 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy signed off this morning from the Kerry senior football team and with it revealed an unknown talent…poetry! The ‘Star’ took to Twitter and uploaded a poem, ‘Kerry, I Thank You’ which is pretty emotional I’m sure you’ll agree. He speaks of playing on the edge (for which he […]

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WATCH: Some Classic Moments From Kieran Donaghy

WATCH: Some Classic Moments From Kieran Donaghy

September 11, 2018 at 11:25 am 1 comment

KIERAN Donaghy has served his county with distinction over the past 14 years and deserves all the tributes he gets after announcing his retirement this morning. Just in case you’ve forgotten how pivotal he has been to Kerry, this video on YouTube uploaded last year shows his top scores and […]

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Kieran Donaghy comes away with the ball against Donegal in round 4 of the Allianz National Football League Division 1. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

A True Legend Retires From The Kerry Football Team

September 11, 2018 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT a player! Kieran Donaghy has retired from the Kerry senior football team. The Stacks man has been a colossus for the Kingdom over the past 14 years giving joy to Kerry fans with his skill, commitment, endeavour but most of all, his enormous heart. He made the following statement […]

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Kieran Donaghy comes away with the ball against Donegal in round 4 of the Allianz National Football League Division 1. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kieran Donaghy To Be Available For Kerry In 2018

December 1, 2017 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy has confirmed to the Irish Examiner that he will not be retiring from the Kerry team and is available for selection in the 2018 season. In an interview to be published in tomorrow’s paper, he says he has spoken to his family and Eamonn Fitzmaurice and decided he […]

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Kieran Donaghy with youngsters at his Basketball Camp on Friday at John Mitchels GAA Complex in Ballyseedy. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kieran’s Camp Inspires The Next Generation Of Basketballers

November 4, 2017 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy held his basketball camp during the week and there was another huge turnout. The John Mitchels GAA Complex in Ballyseedy was buzzing with over 180 youngsters taking part and they received expert coaching from Kieran and his Warriors buddies, among others. “I hold one camp a year but […]

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Kieran Donaghy places the ball into the net for his first half goal.  Photo by Dermot Crean

Kieran Donaghy Among Kerry Nominees For All-Stars

September 21, 2017 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy and four of his Kerry teammates have been shortlised for the PWC Football All-Stars it was announced this morning. The Tralee man is joined by defenders Tadhg Morley and Paul Murphy and forwards Paul Geaney and James O’Donoghue. Thirteen players from Dublin’s and 12 from Mayo have made the […]

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Principal Ann O'Callaghan, Geraldine O'Dwyer, Ryan Leonard, Kieran Donaghy,Liz Doyle, Ruarí O'Rahilly, and Dale Counihan at CBS The Green on Thursday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

CBS The Green Honours Kieran And Ryan For Making Irish Team

March 31, 2017 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

TEACHERS from CBS The Green swapped stories on past pupil Kieran Donaghy and sixth year pupil Ryan Leonard, as the school honoured the pair for all of their achievements in sport on Thursday. Both Kieran and Ryan were selected onto the Irish Senior Men’s Basketball Team this year and the teachers spoke […]

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Brian Caball gets his copy of 'What Do You Think Of That?' signed by Kieran Donaghy at O'Mahony's Bookshop on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Another Star Signing In O’Mahony’s In A Busy Few Weeks For Kieran

December 18, 2016 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been quite a couple of weeks for Kieran Donaghy and things are showing no signs of abating over Christmas. In the past couple of weeks he has been to New York and London for book signings and took time to visit his beloved Stamford Bridge where he was interviewed […]

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Donaghy’s Boyhood Dream Comes True At Chelsea

Donaghy’s Boyhood Dream Comes True At Chelsea

December 16, 2016 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy got to realise a boyhood dream yesterday when he walked out on the hallowed turf at Stamford Bridge yesterday. The Stacks and Kerry star was in London for a book signing in Harrow, but was honoured to be asked to appear in an issue of the Official Chelsea […]

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Kieran Donaghy’s Book Wins Sports Book Of The Year

Kieran Donaghy’s Book Wins Sports Book Of The Year

December 5, 2016 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy’s ‘What Do You Think Of That’ won the Eir Sports Book Of The Year award this afternoon. Donaghy beat off competition from the likes of Paul O’Connell and Rob Heffernan to win the award which was announced in Dublin earlier.  The winner receives a €1,500 cash prize, a specially commissioned […]

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Young Rockies, Eoin and Cian Mangan at Kieran Donaghy's book signing at Eason's Tralee on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Late Late, Book Signings And Basketball…A Busy Weekend For Kieran

October 23, 2016 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

WELL it’s been a whirlwind week for the Star. Kieran Donaghy launched his autobiography this week and it’s been all go for the Austin Stacks man. Apart from media commitments all week, he had a big launch of ‘What Do You Think Of That? on Thursday night where over 600 […]

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Eva Boyd Aimee Shannon with Kieran Donaghy at the launch of his new book in Ballygarry House Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: GAA Stars And Well-Wishers Pack Ballygarry For Kieran Donaghy’s Book Launch

October 21, 2016 at 1:41 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people packed themselves into the Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday night for the launch of Kieran Donaghy’s autobiography What Do You Think Of That? Along with Maurice Fitzgerald and Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh, who helped launch the account of the Stacks man’s life, were other legends of Gaelic Football scattered around the room on […]

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Maurice Fitzgerald launched Kieran Donaghy's new book 'What Do You Think Of That' with Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh in the Ballygarry House Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Maurice Fitzgerald Launches Kieran Donaghy’s Book With A Few Yarns

October 21, 2016 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were GAA legends everywhere you looked at the launch Kieran Donaghy’s book, What Do You Think Of That? at a packed Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday night. But it was up to one in particular to launch the much-anticipated, guaranteed bestseller. Maurice Fitzgerald never lined out alongside Star in green and gold, but he was […]

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Kieran Donaghy in action for Austin Stacks. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Star Appearance On ‘The Late Late’ Part Of A Busy Month For Donaghy

September 22, 2016 at 11:45 am 1 comment

BASKETBALL, football, book launches, signings and a TV appearance are all booked into Kieran Donaghy’s schedule over the next month. The Austin Stacks man is to appear on ‘The Late Late Show’  the day after the launch of  his autobiography, ‘What Do You Think Of That?’. The book will hit […]

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Kieran Donaghy, shoots for the posts in this year's National League Final. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kieran Donaghy Autobiography To Hit The Shops This Autumn

August 9, 2016 at 5:06 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY star Kieran Donaghy will have his autobiography out in the shops by the end of October according to Easons. The Austin Stacks man should have an interesting story to tell about his rise as basketball star and footballing exploits with Austin Stacks and Kerry over the years in ‘What Do […]

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Kieran Donaghy, speaks with All-Ireland Final, referee directly after the Philly McMahon, eye gouge incident.

VIDEO: RTE Documentary Reveals What Donaghy Said To Ref After Eye Gouge

November 10, 2015 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of the more interesting scenes in RTE’s ‘All Ireland Final Day’ documentary shown last night were the exchanges between Kerry v Dublin referee, David Coldrick and the players. The programme provided an entertaining insight into the build-up to All-Ireland final day with interviews with Kerry coach Cian O’Neill and Radio […]

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At the 'The Kieran Donaghy Be A Star Basketball Camp' were, from left: Eoin O'Connor and David Healy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Donaghy Dunks To Cap Off Great ‘Be A Star’ Basketball Camp

October 31, 2015 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE buzzer went on Kieran Donaghy’s ‘Be A Star Basketball’ camp on Friday which saw 150 kids take part over the course of the week. Taking a brief time-out from his football career, Donaghy was putting local kids through their paces this week at his camp held in John Mitchels Sports Complex. […]

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At the launch of Kieran Donaghy's Be A Star Bsketball Camp, were from left, front: Mark Stevenson, Liam Kingston, Danny Kingston and Donna Stevenson. Back: Vinny Murphy, Ricardo Leonard, Muireann Kingston, Kieran Donaghy and Alan O'Donoghue. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kieran Donaghy Looks Forward To Returning To Basketball Action

October 22, 2015 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

WITH his tenure as Kerry captain now over, Kieran Donaghy is facing into a winter away from Kerry football and going back to the sport closest to his heart. Along with hosting a juvenile basketball camp (see details below), the former football player of the year will be returning to […]

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VIDEO: Munster Rugby Star Calls Out Kieran Donaghy To Land A Penalty For Charity

VIDEO: Munster Rugby Star Calls Out Kieran Donaghy To Land A Penalty For Charity

July 30, 2015 at 5:21 pm Comments are Disabled

MUNSTER and Ireland rugby player, Keith Earls, took time out from training with the Irish team in Cork for the forthcoming World Cup, by taking in the #penaltyforautism challenge and nominating the Kerry captain to do it next. The #penaltyforautism campaign asks the public to take a penalty, in a sport […]

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Kieran Donaghy poses for a 'selfie' with some of the kids at the 'Team Kerry Basketball Summer Camp'. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Donaghy Drops In For ‘Team Kerry’ Basketball Summer Camp

July 25, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 80 boys and girls from across Kerry took part in the ‘Team Kerry Basketball Summer Camp’ in Mercy Mounthawk  during the week. The camp which is in its sixth year prides itself on its high coach to player ratio, with one coach for every nine players. Ages of participants went […]

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Kerry Senior Football & Hurling Team Captains Kieran Donaghy and John Griffin at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium with the 6 All Ireland Winning Football and Hurling Trophies which will be on Display during the Race of Champions night. © 2015 www.deniswalshphotography.com

Race Of Champions To Host Huge Haul Of Kerry GAA National Trophies

June 12, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

IT has been a vintage 12 months or so for Kerry GAA on the national stage. On the night of the Boylesports Race of Champions night at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, six All-Ireland and national league winning football and hurling trophies will be on display to the public. Continued below… Kerry […]

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Kieran Donaghy, turns his back on his job to concentrate on football. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Donaghy Leaves Job To Pursue Other Opportunities

May 13, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy has left his job to concentrate on other opportunities. The Kerry captain is set to leave his job in Ulster Bank on Ashe Street at the end of the week. He has agreed a severance package with the company after a long association. In was reported in the Irish […]

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'Chefs' Kieran Donaghy and Barry John Keane in the kitchen at 'The Restaurant' fundraiser in Kirby's Brogue Inn on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Star Gets The Blues As Barry John Wins ‘The Restaurant’

April 30, 2015 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

  KERINS O’Rahilly’s got one over on their great rivals from The Rock on Wednesday night…but not on the football field. Barry John Keane and Kieran Donaghy were the celebrity chefs cooking up the goods in the kitchen of Kirby’s Brogue Inn for ‘The Restaurant’ fundraiser in aid of Pieta […]

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PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

PHOTOS: #Tralee On Social Media This Week

February 28, 2015 at 8:03 am Comments are Disabled

Every week we compile the best of photos posted on Twitter and Instagram about and around Tralee. Here’s what you’ve been snapping in and around Tralee during the week… Though the weather doesn’t feel like it, the first signs that Spring is around the corner are beginning to show. If […]

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Kieran Donaghy with schoolchildren of Derryquay National School just before he raised the

PHOTOS: Kieran Donaghy Raises Active Flag At Derryquay National School

February 19, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN DONAGHY was the special guest on hand at Derryquay National School to raise the school’s new Active School Flag which they have just been  awarded. Many of the tiny school’s 40-plus students gathered excitedly for the arrival of ‘the Star’ and they were not disappointed when the big man arrived. Continued […]

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VIDEO: The Journey Is Over, But What A Rockie Road It’s Been!

VIDEO: The Journey Is Over, But What A Rockie Road It’s Been!

February 15, 2015 at 10:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE will be no fairytale ending. No Rockies marching down Jones’ Road, no black and amber in Drumcondra pubs, no Billy Sheehan rallying the troops with his trusty megaphone in the Hogan Stand this St Patrick’s Day. Austin Stacks lost by one solitary point on a rainy Sunday in Portlaoise but, with […]

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Whaddya Think Of Joe Turning Up Like That Kieran?

Whaddya Think Of Joe Turning Up Like That Kieran?

January 30, 2015 at 8:05 pm 1 comment

KIERAN Donaghy got a shock this afternoon when a special friend dropped into the Austin Stacks Corporate Fundraiser in Ballygarry House Hotel. While MC, Second Captains’ Eoin McDevitt was interviewing the Rockies ace about his, now famous, post All-Ireland comment “Whaddya think of that?” aimed at Joe Brolly, guess who stepped out from […]

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