Your columnist is no art expert, though he likes recycling his favourite line of criticism occasionally. (When the King of France viewed Géricault’s painting The Raft of the Medusa, he remarked: “M. Géricault, your shipwreck is no disaster.” Kudos to anyone who can mail me the name of the band which used Géricault’s painting on an album cover.)
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
A new book traces the rise of modern Sinn Féin and how it moved from supporting armed Republicans in the North to constitutional politics. It has gained the biggest dividend from peace, as Ryle Dwyer discovers.
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Fielding a team with a liberal sprinkling of inter-county under 21, junior and senior players, Carbery served notice that they will have a big say in the battle for this year’s title after they had a comfortable victory over CIT in the third round of the Cork SFC at Cloughduv last night.
Wed, 09 May, 2012
THE rest of the country may have been preoccupied with the Lisbon Treaty, but in Kerry the topic of conversation this week was the brainstorm that seized Paul Galvin when he threw a tantrum and slapped the notebook out of the hand of referee Paddy Russell.
Sat, 21 Jun, 2008