Place: north of Ireland
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Jason Sugrue (Mallow), Caolan Rafferty (Dundalk), Mark Power (Kilkenny), and Conor Purcell (Portmarnock), all of whom began the week at Hoylake, Royal Liverpool, preparing for the Walker Cup match against the United States in September, were all eliminated from the Pierse Motors sponsored South of Ireland Championship at Lahinch yesterday.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
Peter O’Keeffe is desperate to end his run of near-misses at the Pierse Motors-sponsored South of Ireland Championship which begins in Lahinch this morning.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
He has won four major titles, two World Golf Championship events and been on the winning Ryder Cup team four times, but there is only one round of golf where Rory McIlroy can remember every shot.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
The Gigginstown House bull sale last Saturday scaled new heights, with a purchaser from West Cork, John Applebe, describing the sale as “another step up”.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
The European Union (EU) will not discuss anything with Britain about a future post-Brexit relationship until issues relating to the Irish border are resolved, Michel Barnier has said.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
A barrister has claimed Ireland will be a testing ground for how sport is affected by Brexit if Britain crashes out of the European Union.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has declared there will be no “return to armed actions” in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit, as several parties blasted government preparations for Britain's EU exit.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
The death has occurred, at the age of 89, of Loyal Goulding, Ardmahon House, Well Road, Cork, and one of the great characters of Cork and Irish golf for many years.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018
Allen Clarke believes leaving Irish rugby can help take him to the next level as a coach.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018
Robin Dawson might be the world No 98 and a recent star performer in the Bonallack Trophy but he admits he’d love to add an amateur “major” to his trophy cabinet should he eventually make the move into the professional ranks.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
In the midst of the power-sharing difficulties in the North,argues that people should remember how such problems were initially resolved.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018
Much has been reported this week about the wearing of the poppy in Ireland. Many of the media reports would have us believe that the poppy is is a non-divisive symbol?
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
The Seanad is tonight debating amendments to the Public Health Alcohol Bill - which seeks to introduce a minimum price for alcohol.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
Chemistry student Peter Kerr is hoping he can come up with the magic formula and win his maiden championship after leading the qualifiers for the matchplay stages of the AIG Amateur Close at Galway.
Thu, 24 Aug, 2017
Not a single member of one of the strongest fields to contest the Pierse Motors South of Ireland managed to break the par of 72 in yesterday’s first qualifying round of the 116th championship.
Thu, 27 Jul, 2017
THERE could be few more poignant locations for Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s final overseas official duty than next week’s visit to Messines, scene of one of the most resounding battles of the First World War.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
Brexit has placed Irish unity back on the political agenda almost a century on from partition, Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill has told her party's Easter Rising commemoration.
Sun, 16 Apr, 2017
When Sinn Féin announced yesterday that Michelle O’Neill would succeed the forced-to-retire Martin McGuinnes as their North of Ireland leader, it created an unprecedented situation on — the leaders of the two main parties in parliament are women in their 40s — at least until the elections to the Northern Assembly are completed.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016
Irish Amateur champion Colm Campbell saw both sides of tour life this week. While he could look back on his Irish Open debut and lament missing the cut after being put on the clock completely destroyed his rhythm, he will remember it fondly instead thanks to Martin Kaymer.
Sat, 21 May, 2016
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Colm McLoughlin, executive vice-chairman of Dubai Duty Free, has indicated that the company’s sponsorship of golf’s Irish Open has the potential to stretch far beyond the current three-year term, which is due to expire in 2018.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
Co Sligo’s Sean Flanagan coped with southerly winds gusting up to 48mph to take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Amateur Open at Rosses Point.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
THERE are fewer more experienced campaigners in the Dáil than Finance Minister Michael Noonan, so his reticence on the Project Eagle deal, where US company Cerberus paid just under €1.6bn for Nama’s North of Ireland portfolio, is pretty hard to understand.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Years ago, here, the ould fellas in this Canarian valley used to wear soft hats — like Irish farmers’ Sunday hat, but grey — and carry large knives at their belts, and have bloodstains on their shirts, or so they seemed.
Mon, 22 Feb, 2016
Fianna Fáil’s manifesto, ‘An Ireland for All’ said: “The President is an important political and cultural figurehead for the state and nation. As an international figure the position represents an important cultural centre point for the Diaspora and all those who consider themselves Irish across the globe. Irish citizens in Northern Ireland should have the right to cast their ballot in this important election”.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Tue, 29 Dec, 2015
The British government has announced the three members of an independent panel set up to assess paramilitary activity in the North of Ireland.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
While individual former members of the IRA are involved in a wide range of criminal activities in this jurisdiction, Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan said yesterday the military structure of the Provisional IRA has been disbanded.
Fri, 11 Sep, 2015
Memories of the 1987 final at Tramore will be revived this week when the AIG Irish Close Championship takes place over the outstanding seaside layout for the third time.
Tue, 18 Aug, 2015
His success in the WGC Bridgestone Invitiational has made Shane Lowry a bona fide star of world golf, but followers of the European Tour will remember when he burst onto the scene in 2009, winning the Irish Open as an amateur at Baltray.
Tue, 11 Aug, 2015
With the majority of young amateurs nowadays turning professional as soon as they make any kind of mark in the championship arena, the days of course specialists have more or less dwindled away to nothing.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
Paul McBride, a student at the famous golfing academy of Wake Forest in North Carolina which numbers Arnold Palmer, Eoghan O’Connell and Darren Clarke among its alumni, demonstrated once again at Lahinch yesterday that Malahide continues to produce young golfers of the highest calibre.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
Ever since the distinguished golf course architect Martin Hawtree modified and considerably altered the famous old links in 2001, Lahinch has become a formidable challenge for the game’s finest, whether amateur or professional.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
With handicaps ranging from plus 4 to 1.1, the high quality of the entry for the West Coast Hotels sponsored South of Ireland Championship beginning at Lahinch this morning is a source of considerable satisfaction for the organising committee.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2015
Lahinch Golf Club and the Munster Branch do fantastic work for Irish golf but while they are grateful to the GUI for rescheduling the Interpros and Irish Close to make it easier for our top players to head to Clare for next month’s South of Ireland Amateur Open, the measures don’t appear to have worked.
Tue, 30 Jun, 2015
delves into the rich history which visitors can enjoy at next week’s Dromana 800 celebrations.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Mourners at the funeral of Thomas Ruttle, the 56-year-old Co Limerick man who died in a suicide pact with his partner, Julia Holmes, 63, were told yesterday this was not the time for blame and anger.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015