Mon, 20 Apr, 2020
Big heart and other sizeable parts of the anatomy were the characteristics Johnny Sexton’s team-mates Bundee Aki and Dan Leavy described as they paid tribute to their fly-half’s Six Nations last-gasp, match-winning drop goal against France on Saturday.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
In the weeks and months leading up to their historic win yesterday, Paul and Gary O’Donovan would sit on a couch on either side of their grandmother Mary Doab, their laptops in front of them, showing her footage of their training from earlier that day.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
It had a sheen of Rio, the carnival atmosphere that descended on the town of Skibbereen when its two Olympians, Paul and Gary O’Donovan, yesterday claimed a place in the men’s lightweight double sculls Olympic final.
Fri, 12 Aug, 2016
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
Teddy McCarthy has claimed he was treated ‘like some bowsie in a nightclub’ when attempting to enter Croke Park on Sunday - the former dual star a notable absentee from the 1990 Cork jubilee team presented to the crowd prior to the All-Ireland football decider.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
Paul O’Donovan (21) and his brother Gary (22) will compete in the lightweight men’s doubles at the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette, France, next week with a view to claiming one of the top 11 spots and, with it, a ticket to next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
The magic that brings to life the exhibits at New York’s Museum of Natural History is running out asopens, forcing Larry (Ben Stiller) to travel to London in order to rejuvenate the ancient Egyptian enchantment.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
WHEN Ireland’s golden couple, Brian O’Driscoll and Amy Huberman, announced the birth of their daughter, Sadie, in February 2013, they started a trend — Sadie became one of the most popular girls’ names in Ireland for the first time. Why are Irish parents, like Brian and Amy, opting for shorter versions for their children and do these and other trends have any long term impact, asks
Mon, 01 Dec, 2014
Ó GHLÚIN go glúin, from generation to generation, the sean-nós singing tradition is passed carefully down in Cork’s Múscraí Gaeltacht: from the 200-year-old songs of Máire Bhuí Ní Laoire, to Bess Cronin, Peaití Thaidhg Pheig Ó Tuama, Máire Ní Cheocháin and Diarmuid Ó Súilleabháin to today’s young singers. And to Nell Ní Chróinín, winner this month of sean-nós singing’s most coveted prize, the Corn Uí Riada.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014