RSVP Magazine

VOX POP: In The Name Of Our Fathers with Lee and Phil Keegan

Lee and Phil Keegan Mayo star and Footballer of the Year Although he hails from England, the Mayo defender’s dad Phil Snr is a keen gaelic supporter and has been there every step of his football career. What’s your stand-out memory of your dad? He had no interest in gaelic football, my dad is actually […]

Sky Sports News presenter David Bobin has sadly passed away

Sky Sports News presenter David Bobin has sadly passed away, aged 71. The sports reporter, known as ‘Mighty Oak’, died on Wednesday. His death has come as a big shock to the team in Sky Sports, with the news surfacing in the media today. Barney Francis, Sky Sports managing director, paid tribute to his colleague and […]

Michael Schumacher’s family were threatened

Michael Schumacher’s family were threatened in a cruel twist of events last year. His wife and kids were targeted by a sick blackmailer. The man, who appeared in a German court, said he would harm Schmacher’s children unless a large sum of money was paid in to his back account. “A German painter named only […]

Wrestler Wayne VanDyke has died after suffering three heart attacks

Wrestler Wayne VanDyke has died after suffering three heart attacks, aged 29. The international star was rushed to hospital during a recent match. The independent wrestler from Florida was placed in a medically induced coma last month, but has since passed away. The sad news was confirmed by his family on social media. “According to Wrestling […]

Georgia McGurk and Sean O’Brien have split

Georgia McGurk and Sean O’Brien have split up after just one year together. The Leinster rugby star and the daughter of Miriam O’Callaghan have decided to end things. The high-profile couple called off their 12 romance back in April after they started dating back in November, 2015. “Things were going well between them, but the […]

Olympic skater Michelle Kwan and her husband file for divorce

Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan, 36, has filed papers in Rhode Island seeking divorce days after her husband, Clay Pell, 35, filed for divorce in California. Kwan is a five-time world figure skating champion, winning Olympic medals in 1998 and 2002. The Providence Journal  reports both listed irreconcilable differences in their divorce papers. Pell filed for divorce […]

Republic of Ireland player and model in high court battle for humanist wedding

An Irish footballer and his partner are seeking a judicial review of the failure of the Northern Irish authorities to extend legal recognition to humanist marriages. As it stands, a couple that want a humanist ceremony must also have a separate civil registration for their marriage to be legally recognised, reports The Journal The British Humanist […]

Ronan O’Gara will receive The Freedom of the City of Cork on Thursday

Ronan O’Gara will receive The Freedom of the City of Cork in a special ceremony on Thursday May, 11. This huge honour comes following a motion from Cork County Council back in February. Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Des Cahill, revealed the good news after a lot of speculation from sports enthusiasts and Corkonians alike. […]

Tom Daley has officially tied the knot to Dustin Lance Black

Tom Daley has officially tied the knot to Dustin Lance Black after a two year engagement. The famed couple swapped vows in front of family and friends this weekend. With just 120 guests in attendance, the grooms were picture perfect at the outdoor ceremony. “On 6th May 2017, I married the love of my life, @dlanceblack […]

Olympic Gold medal-star Steven Holcomb has died

Olympic Gold medal-star Steven Holcomb has died, aged just 37. Tributes have been pouring in for the decorated bobsledder today. A statement from the United States Olympic Committee explained that he was found dead in his room at the US Olympic Training Centre in Lake Placid. The Sun reports that the USA Bobsled and Skeleton […]

Former Irish League footballer found dead at age 48

Former Irish League footballer Tony Scappaticci has been found dead this morning. The former Glenavon defender, 48, had been living in a flat in Banbridge, Co Down, reports Belfast Live. He retired from football in 2000 after spells with Bangor FC and Newry City. The father-of-three was part of Glenavon’s team which won the Irish Cup […]

“It’s a Perfect Weekend” with Wexford Camogie Star, Kate Kelly

With four All-Ireland medals and nine All-Star Awards to her credit, Kate Kelly is one of Camogie’s most successful players. A threat to every defence, the face-paced attacker has caused untold damage by racking up score after score since joining the Wexford team back in 2001. Catching up RSVP’s Mikie O’Loughlin, Kate chats about what […]

Limerick sporting hero, Liam Kennedy has sadly passed away

Limerick sporting hero, Liam Kennedy has sadly passed away, aged 62. The “unsung” icon died following a short illness at Tallaght Hospital earlier this week. Limerick hurling ‘pioneer’ Liam Kennedy passes away — Limerick Leader (@Limerick_Leader) April 27, 2017 Mr Kennedy was a stalwart of Na Piarsaigh GAA club for more than 30 […]

Nine-time Irish champion flat jockey Johnny Roe sadly dies aged 79

The death has taken place of the former nine-time Irish champion flat jockey Johnny Roe. He passed away on Sunday aged 79, according to The Irish Times. Roe was champion jockey in Ireland from 1962-63, 1966-68 and 1971 to 1975. Roe retired from riding in 1980, and subsequently trained in Macau before becoming a successful bloodstock […]

Frantisek Rajtoral has sadly passed away

Frantisek Rajtoral has sadly passed away, aged 31. The international soccer star was found hanged at his home after a suspected suicide. The tragic news was confirmed his Turkrish club, Gaziantepspor, after he was reported him missing on Sunday. “Unfortunately I can confirm that the news of suicide is true. “His team-mates were concerned after […]

Exclusive: Lee Keegan opens up about his girlfriend, Aoife Duffy

Lee Keegan opens up about his girlfriend, saying that she is very close to his father. His dad- who hails from Cheltenham- gets on superbly with the love of Lee’s life, Aoife Duffy. Their relationship is key to Lee’s success on the club and intercounty scene and there is no worry that they will ever […]

BREAKING NEWS: NFL Star Aaron Hernandez kills himself in prison

BREAKING NEWS:  Aaron Hernandez committed suicide in his prison cell on Wednesday morning, the Massachusetts Department of Corrections has said. Police found the former NFL star hanging in his cell at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts, reports The Daily Mail He was age 27. ‘Mr. Hernandez was in a single cell in a general […]

Ken Doherty’s Mum has Sadly Passed Away

Snooker ace Ken Doherty has revealed his grief over his mother’s death admitting: “I’m still in shock over it.” His mum Rose passed away on Mother’s Day at a Dublin hospice, just three weeks after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Ken, whose dad died when he was 13, told the Irish Sunday Mirror: “It was […]

Irish rugby star among three clubmates charged with gang rape

  An Irish rugby star is among three clubmates charged with gang rape, French prosecutors announced yesterday. Three Grenoble players – Ireland’s Denis Coulson, Rory Grice of New Zealand and France’s Loick Jammes – are accused of attacking a 21-year-old woman in a hotel, reports The Irish Mirror. The incident is alleged to have taken […]