It’s not well known, but hurling and football are two of the most potent aphrodisiacs on the planet.
I was talking to a man last Friday and he said something that brings a smile to my face every time I’ve ...
Sky Sports. Maybe it’s just me, but whenever I see those two words, a large, neon-lit ‘£40’ immediately ...
In response to the AFL sending an aboriginal International Rules squad to Ireland, the GAA has been presented ...
There is one simple reason why David Moyes should never have got the manager’s job at Manchester United. ...
Although it mightn’t seem like it at first, but today’s column is about Rory McIlroy....
I’m an ideas man.
He will be an old style uachtarán. He will be a figurehead and an ambassador.
It’s about 9.30am on Sunday morning and our 16-seater bus has turned left onto the Via Borgo Palazzo ...
If Dublin win, Gavin’s spirit for adventure will be a cause for celebration.
Unlike many of my journalistic colleagues, I welcomed the news Davy Fitzgerald hadn’t attended the Clare ...
Barcelona's board of directors will make a decision in January on whether to expand the Nou Camp or submit plans to move to a new stadium.
The Kerry GAA chairman has described Colm Cooper's wait for the Player of the Year award as "mind-boggling".
Bruce Springsteen's concert in Páirc Uí Chaoimh in July helped Cork County Board show a surplus of approximately €1.4m in their annual accounts.
Manchester United manager David Moyes insists his players are hurting over the club's present slump.
Tipperary native Brian Lonergan fulfilled a long-standing ambition when his tricolour appeared on live TV during Sunday's NFL clash between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park.
Munster have announced the signing of 26-year-old Cardiff Blues utility forward Robin Copeland.
Roy Keane believes Alex Ferguson is still trying to exert "control and power" at Manchester United despite retiring as manager in the summer.
Ronan O'Gara says Racing Metro will have to take a leaf out of Munster's book if they are to rescue their faltering hopes of reaching the Heineken Cup quarter-finals for the first time after being hammered 32-8 by Harlequins at the weekend.
Former world heavyweight champion boxer and convicted rapist Mike Tyson has been forced to scrap appearances in London after discovering he is banned from entering the UK.
IRFU chiefs fear any boycott of the Heineken Cup or a similar European competition by English and/or French clubs could result in a €12m hit and place the union and the four provinces in a perilous financial position.
Gangs of thieves hunting for lucrative copper wiring are causing power outages by stealing the metal from live electricity cables.
The Department of Education has been criticised by Children's Ombudsman Emily Logan over enrolment appeals and home tuition after a teenager missed nearly two years of full-time education when up to 30 schools refused him a place.
A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would set off a global famine that could kill two billion people and effectively end human civilisation, a study said.
The first gay marriages in England and Wales can be held from Mar 29 next year, Britain's equalities minister Maria Miller announced last night.
UK demand for Irish renewable energy is not as strong as plans to build hundreds of windfarms across Ireland would suggest.
International dataflow company Axway is to create 15 jobs in Dublin as it expands its research and development facilities.
Munster captains past and present last night warmly welcomed the news that Conor Murray has committed his future to the province until the summer of 2016.
SINGER PAUL CLEARY doesn't have butterflies — yet. But he will. "I'm not a confident performer," say Cleary, frontman of iconic Dublin post-punk trio, The Blades. "The 20 minutes before I go on are particularly nerve-wracking. You can't function properly. You are sitting in the dressing room, not talking. You just want to get out there, on stage."
Supported by the Arts Council, Cork City Council, and the Firkin Crane, Laura Murphy is Cork's Dancer in Residence at Firkin Crane for 2013/2014. Originally from Kinsale, this highly-qualified dance artist, performer and choreographer is bubbling over with ideas.
It's just the backing she needed in her race against time for a Christmas miracle.
Christmas has come early for animal lover Cormac Williams whose pet donkey, named Tulip, has given birth to twin foals.
The first John McHale knew about EirGrid's plan to put a pylon "30m from the kitchen window" was when he opened a copy of the Western People newspaper last October.
A snow-coveredforest, magic fairydust — and real life husky puppies. Welcome to Santa's grotto, Franc-style.
Sometime next year, certainly in league and possibly championship, the veteran secretary of the Sarsfields club will smile across at the first-year secretary of Erin's Own, and give a knowing nod.
A CONFERENCE at London's Royal Society next week will discuss ways to reduce emissions from gases blamed for causing rising temperatures.
A consortium that owns some of Cork's best-known pubs has initiated proceedings aimed at preventing Irish Bank Resolution Corporation selling its loans to Nama.
For the recent visit of the All Blacks to the Aviva Stadium, I was on a radio panel with Irish legend David Wallace and Kiwi and Ulster player Nick Williams.
Contrary to the minority, it was indeed a year of progress for the Cork hurlers; a first championship victory over Kilkenny since 2004, the unearthing of new talent in Séamus Harnedy and an end to their seven-year absence from the September showpiece.
The Department of Social Protection has sent more than 6,500 letters since the start of the year to jobseekers here telling them about job opportunities across Europe and in Canada.