Legend has it that the English ballad ‘The World Turned Upside Down’ was the tune played by the British military band when Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington at the Siege of Yorktown in 1781 during the American War of Independence.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
Irish team captain Tony Goode has backed late call-ups Robin Dawson and Rowan Lester to make the most of the opportunities handed to them by the withdrawals of Paul Dunne and Gary Hurley from next week’s Home International defence at Royal Portrush.
Tue, 04 Aug, 2015
Longford 1-18 Carlow 1-12: Longford full forward Brian Kavanagh kicked six points in a man-of-the-match performance as Longford maintained their unbeaten Division 4 record with a merited win over a plucky Carlow at Netwatch Cullen Park yesterday.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015
Imagine not being able to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day. That’s the experience of most people with motor neurone disease (MND), among them Emma Fitzpatrick, a mother-of-two from Kinsale, Co Cork.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015
You’re told ‘I regret to tell you your child has autism. It’s incurable and for life, and there is nothing we can do for it.’ It would be more helpful if they said, ‘Congratulations! Your son has a certain genius gene’
Sun, 27 Jul, 2014
TV CHEF and author Catherine Fulvio, has a place where she practises her own kind of mindfulness. At the back of her home, Ballyknocken House, Co Wicklow, there is a hill studded with trees. When in need of peace and quiet, she will take 10 minutes out to climb to the top. “I can see the Irish Sea from there and I can see the boats passing — the ferries going back and forth — and you can see the whole farm and everything that is going on in Ballyknocken.”
Sat, 08 Jun, 2013