Pa Ranahan

Pa Ranahan | You have to strike while the iron’s hot and it’s glowing for Limerick football at the minute

By Pa Ranahan / April 8, 2022 /

When I was growing up, Limerick Football wasn’t on my radar. There is no excuse for that now. Players have never been more accessible.

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Pa Ranahan | The Limerick footballers need a positive reaction in Aughrim and this group has the quality to do just that

By Pa Ranahan / February 23, 2022 /

Pa Ranahan looks ahead to Saturday’s National Football League tie with Wicklow as the footballers aim to bounce back from the disappointing loss to Louth

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Pa Ranahan | “Anything is possible when you put the team ahead of yourself”

By Pa Ranahan / February 17, 2022 /

As last weekend showed, anything is possible. Especially when you put the team ahead of yourself.

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Pa Ranahan | Credit to Limerick who get the job done against the odds with a bright start to the League

By Pa Ranahan / February 1, 2022 /

Saturday evening in the TUS Gaelic Grounds delivered another chapter in the roller coaster that is Limerick Football.

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Pa Ranahan: Limerick must build on positives from McGrath Cup with good start in the League crucial

By Pa Ranahan / January 26, 2022 /

The league really is a results business. And Billy Lee and his management will know that this opening game could be crucial in determining how the league pans out.

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Pa Ranahan: As far as Limerick are concerned, Proposal B would be welcomed with open arms

By Pa Ranahan / October 20, 2021 /

There is a classic Father Ted scene which brought us the immortal line “Is there anything to be said for saying another Mass?” When Ted and the other priests are trying to think of ways to help Dougal get off the milk float, the best idea that they can come up with is the tried…

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Pa Ranahan: Small margins the difference between Limerick and Cork

By Pa Ranahan / July 14, 2021 /

As I made my way up the Ennis Road towards the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Saturday, it felt a bit like old times. The sun shining. The sight of supporters with jerseys and flags. The sound of the stadium announcer echoing around. It had a real Championship feel to it. And the anticipation of what…

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Pa Ranahan: Appearances can be deceiving but Limerick have the ability to hurt Cork

By Pa Ranahan / July 9, 2021 /

“It doesn’t matter what I believe. It only matters what I can prove.” Tom Cruise (A Few Good Men) Limerick welcome Cork to the LIT Gaelic Grounds this coming Saturday for a Munster Senior Football Championship Semi Final. As it stands, the capacity of those attending the Ennis Road venue is to be capped at…

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Pa Ranahan: Limerick Football’s progression should not be taken for granted

By Pa Ranahan / June 30, 2021 /

I’m sure a lot of people are watching the European Championships that are taking place right now. You might all have a favourite that you want to see win it – or maybe a team you don’t want to see win it! And as good as it has been – and there have been some…

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Pa Ranahan: We are now living in a time of attacking, high scoring football

By Pa Ranahan / June 25, 2021 /

What’s trending has a huge influence these days. In social media circles, it could be a tweet that goes viral or a TikTok dance that catches fire. In fashion, it goes from skinny to torn jeans, from ankle socks to no socks at all. And the majority of people will follow the lead of the…

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