TOM Russell was recently thrilled to receive a package in the post from his old friend, Bob Dylan. Dylan had his people send his fellow songwriter a case of his new Heaven’s Door whiskey. Wrapped around the bottles were the lyrics to ‘Blowin’ In The Wind’, stylised so that it seemed Dylan had himself scribbled all over the printed words with a pen.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2019
It’s a long way from the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa to Tuam Stadium in the heartland of North Galway, especially if you go via The Twickenham Stoop, the Vélez Sarsfield in Buenos Aires, and a few laps of MacHale Park in Castlebar, but Gavin Duffy has played in them all, and in doing so, has rather silently compiled one the most compelling sporting CV’s of any Irish man or woman these last two decades.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2019
The father of an Irish doctor who perished when an Air France transatlantic flight from Brazil crashed has said that the family will appeal a decision by French judges to drop charges against the airline and Airbus.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
A witness has told the trial of a woman charged with murdering her boyfriend that she noticed that the woman’s neck was blue on one occasion while the accused was in a relationship with the deceased.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
A woman accused of murdering her boyfriend said her doctor had been concerned that she could have been killed after the deceased had previously beaten her, and suggested she ‘have a sharp object handy just in case' he assaulted her again.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
The trial of a woman accused of murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him in the chest has heard that a garda found the deceased lying on his back with blood around his left armpit when he arrived at the scene.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
A former Coolmore Stud employee has asked the High Court for orders preventing his former employer from threatening booksellers who sell a book he wrote about the stud with defamation proceedings.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
A number of bank investments have come to market, with 17 branches nationwide valued at €28.5m, including the Bank of Ireland branch in Mallow, valued at €3.2m, while in Cork, two former bank branches have also come to the open market with Cushman & Wakefield.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
A key element of the Garda Traffic Management plan for the three-day National Ploughing Championship, which President Michael D Higgins will officially open at Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly tomorrow, will be the Horse and Jockey junction in Co Tipperary.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017