A HOT wind blew. All about there was the chatter of the macaws. From somewhere upriver came the tom-tom rhythms of the natives. Mr Lenihan, in his khakis, raised an iced gin to cool his cheek. He lounged heroically in the seedy bar — the ceiling fans churned, the lizards raced the walls — and he took a smoky glance from the one-legged chanteuse as she rose to sing. A Frenchie, in her 40s, a woman with a past and a Gitane rasp. Mr Lenihan swayed gently as she sang. No regrets…
Sun, 23 Dec, 2012
IF it had been a cinema, the lights would have dimmed, the low notes of a double-bass would have dominated a foreboding soundtrack and the whispers of an uneasy cast would have been broken only by a blood-curdling scream.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2008
LIZ HURLEY’S former boyfriend, American film producer Steve Bing and his lawyer yesterday received a public apology at the High Court over an allegation that they had orchestrated a vicious campaign to destroy the actress’s reputation.
Thu, 17 Apr, 2003
PAT DALY of Ballinhassig, Co. Cork will have one of the leading fancies for the Boyle Bookmakers Derby at Clonmel in February following the success of his impressive puppy Judicial Castlelu in the final of the Patsy Byrne Corn na Féile Derby at Abbeyfeale.
Mon, 30 Dec, 2002