Schmidt hailed the effort and enthusiasm produced at the Aviva.
As part of his preparation for religious life, Fr Pat Barry had to serve as a deacon in a parish: six months’ worth of pastoral experience ahead of his ordination, back in 1976. He was assigned to a parish on Canvey Island in Essex.
New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he is ‘the Normal One’ and is not setting out to join the ranks of Anfield greats.
Alittle bit of luck, some inspiration from Martin O’Neill’s footballing heroes and a firm belief in the collective strength of his own players.
Whatever about making history, Thurs- day night’s victory over Germany was the result the Republic of Ire- land have needed since the qualification for Euro 2012, and offers a real platform going forward.
Tiger Woods could be set to make his return to The K Club for next year’s Irish Open — 10 years after the USA’s crushing Ryder Cup defeat and Darren Clarke’s tears of joy.
Air Force Blue was “very popular” on the eve of the Dubai Dewhurst Stakes - despite Aidan O’Brien issuing a cautionary note about ground conditions at Newmarket for his star two-year-old colt.
His coaches did not go so far as to describe Joe Ward as an ‘enigma’, but they suggested that the mercurial prodigy provided glimpses of his best and worst traits in his first outing at the World Championships in Doha.