Martin Hayes doesn’t like to stand still. The fiddle virtuoso from East Clare has made it a hallmark of his career to seek out creative ideas from beyond his musical tradition.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020
TOKYO — The funny thing about World Cups is that they help the All Blacks find their inner Zen.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
Word has it that Howard Jacobson, the Booker-winning author was so infuriated by the rise of Donald Trump he abandoned his current book project and rose at dawn every day for weeks to rush out this short, angry book.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
Dorrie Jacobson is 81 years old and doesn’t believe in ‘measuring’ life in decades, says Margaret Jennings.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
The haunting persistence of anti-semitism is what fuels Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’. A book on Shylock, its main character, offers an adroit slant on modern Judaism by a master literary stylist, writes Mary Leland.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Joe Jacobson’s nerveless penalty stretched Aston Villa’s winless run under Remi Garde to 10 matches as Wycombe battled to a 1-1 FA Cup third round draw.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
The highest-level US delegation to Cuba in decades has kicked off two days of negotiations after grand promises by President Barack Obama about change on the island and a sombre warning from Cuba to abandon hopes of reforming the communist government.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015
Gas what you end up watching over Christmas, and I don’t mean your own waistline, expanding softly over your belt like a runaway pudding.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
EYES ON THE PRIZE
Thu, 13 Nov, 2014
Graeme McDowell won’t be going "tee" total any time soon, after launching a new beer for golfers.
Mon, 27 Oct, 2014
The creators of popular computer game Football Manager have signed a deal to make its database available to help real scouts identify players for recruitment.
Mon, 11 Aug, 2014
Irish authors Joseph O’Neill and Niall Williams are in the running for this year’s Man Booker Prize.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2014
England’s Ian Poulter eased into the last eight of the Accenture Match Play Championship in Tucson after a commanding 5&3 victory over Tim Clark in the last 16 today.
Sat, 23 Feb, 2013
Local boy John Merrick sealed his first PGA Tour win as he edged out Charlie Beljan in a play-off for the Northern Trust Open in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013
Defending Northern Trust Open champion Bill Haas stormed to the head of the leaderboard going into the final round with a seven-under-par 64 in California.
Sun, 17 Feb, 2013
World number three Luke Donald put himself firmly in contention as Bae Sang-moon and Fredrik Jacobson shared the lead at the halfway stage of the Northern Trust Open in California.
Sat, 16 Feb, 2013
Sat, 06 Oct, 2012
RORY McILROY’S last-hole birdie in the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai has taken him to a career-high second in the world.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2011
Martin Kaymer vowed to give Race to Dubai leader Luke Donald a hard time after cutting his advantage in the European money list with victory at the lucrative WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai today.
Sun, 06 Nov, 2011
Some spectacular putting today swept Swede Fredrik Jacobson into a two-shot lead with a round to go at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
Sat, 05 Nov, 2011
Europe’s Ryder Cup race could well be led on Sunday night by a player who has appeared in the continent just three times in the past five seasons.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2011
Graeme McDowell is just five shots off the lead following his second round at the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai.
An estimated 200 insurgents were killed or captured in two Nato military operations that have just ended in eastern Afghanistan.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2011
ARSENE WENGER survived a mighty scare last night as James Collins’ early header gave League Two Shrewsbury the lead at the Emirates Stadium before Arsenal recovered to book their place in the Carling Cup fourth round.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2011
FREDRIK JACOBSON accomplished a lot of firsts on Sunday.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2011
Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson finished one stroke ahead of Ryan Moore and John Rollins at the Travelers Championship to claim his maiden win on the PGA Tour today.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2011
Rory McIlroy increased his lead to seven strokes, but it was much harder work than the 22-year-old was hoping for at the start of his US Open third round today.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2011
Luke Donald took a leaf out of Rory McIlroy’s book at the US Open today – but only by double-bogeying the last hole.
Sweden’s Robert Karlsson opened up a three-stroke lead after a blazing second-round at the FedEx St Jude Classic in Memphis.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2011
JUST like in a certain well-known hotel that didn’t want to mention the war, in golf they don’t really liketo talk about the choke.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2011
Howard Jacobson tonight won this year’s Man Booker Prize for his comic novel 'The Finkler Question'.
Tue, 12 Oct, 2010
AUSTRALIAN Adam Scott, left, ended a two-year title drought by shooting rounds of 66 and 67 on Sunday to win the rain-hit Texas Open at TPC San Antonio.
Tue, 18 May, 2010
Australia’s Adam Scott claimed his first PGA Tour title since 2008 with victory in the Valero Texas Open.
Mon, 17 May, 2010
BEAR with me while I approach the point laterally by way of an interview I had in the seventies with a charismatic cult leader called Kevin Jacobson, leader of a group called Mary’s Followers of The Cross.
Tue, 02 Mar, 2010
Tiger Woods moved into contention at the Buick Open thanks to a second-round 63 in Grand Blanc, Michigan.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2009
Brian Gay gave up a shot at the final hole to leave him with a slender lead as he chased a second PGA Tour victory of the year at the St Jude Classic today.
Sun, 14 Jun, 2009
Former Ryder Cup captain Bernhard Langer believes Nick Faldo is “making a mistake” by not having more helping hands at Valhalla.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2008
THE champagne was not the only thing Bristol Rovers kept on ice after their FA Cup fifth round triumph over Southampton on Saturday.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2008
NO player will be more grateful to the FA Cup this week than Steve Phillips.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2008
Bristol Rovers 0 Fulham 0 (aet Rovers win 5-3 on pens)
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
“GOODNIGHT Irene” sang the 7,000 Rovers fans when they weren’t busy taunting the home crowd.
Mon, 07 Jan, 2008
Swedish golfer Daniel Chopra achieved his first US Tour victory today - and with it became a surprise contender for Europe's Ryder Cup team.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2007
Sweden’s Daniel Chopra secured his maiden PGA Tour victory after a late birdie saw off the challenge of compatriot Fredrik Jacobson and Japan’s Shigeki Maruyama at the £2.2m (€1.5m) Ginn sur Mer Classic.
Daniel Chopra, Fredrik Jacobson and Shigeki Maruyama are tied for the lead at the Ginn sur Mer Classic.
Jesper Parnevik fired a five-under-par 65 to extend his lead to four strokes after Friday’s second round of the Texas Open.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2007
WEST HAM manager Alan Curbishley insists he has not fallen out of love with the Carling Cup despite Kieron Dyer’s horrific leg break at Bristol Rovers.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2007
West Ham have confirmed that England international Kieron Dyer suffered a double leg fracture during last night's Carling Cup clash with Bristol Rovers.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2007
A man opened fire on the gamblers in a Las Vegas casino early today, wounding four people before he was tackled by off-duty military reservists, police said. A fifth person was hurt in a crush of people fleeing the casino.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2007
Australian Adam Scott edged into a one-stroke lead as thunderstorms disrupted the second round of the St Jude Championship in Memphis.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2007
Sweden’s Fredrik Jacobson shot a three-under-par 67 to share the first round lead with Australian Adam Scott in gusty conditions at the St Jude Championship in Memphis.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2007
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