Orla O'Byrne is excited about embarking on a new career in art, having always maintained her interest in it while working as a baker and running her three cafés in Cork since founding the Natural Foods Bakery in 2002.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2019
A heavily-deflected Giselle Ansley goal took some of the wind out of the Irish women’s sails but the upshot of their 1-0 loss to England at Lee Valley has probably provided the perfect scenario for Thursday’s World Cup quarter-final.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018
Munster’s visit to Welford Road was always going to prove the most challenging of the reverse fixtures against a clearly hurting trio of Aviva Premiership clubs after their Champions Cup whitewash by the Irish provinces last weekend, writes
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
Chief executive Bernard O’Byrne has revealed that Basketball Ireland (BI) will stump up the €4,000 shortfall to continue a development officer programme in Cork, mired in controversy, through the rest of this year.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
Ladies basketball officials in Cork are facing local protests and strong criticism from Basketball Ireland over a proposal to axe funding for the sport’s local development programme, run by UCC Demons star Ciarán O’Sullivan.
Wed, 21 Jun, 2017
Period dramas have us drooling over English historic houses of a grand and, often, ostentatious type, some lived in by generations of the same family, others conserved by venerable institutions like English Heritage and the National Trust.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
It was rugged, it was tough, but Munster A secured a well-deserved B&I Cup quarter-final victory over Ulster at Musgrave Park yesterday and earned themselves a home date with Ealing Trailfinders, who had a huge 84-7 win over Llanelli Scarlets.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017
Supporters of Ibrahim Halawa, the young Irishman detained in an Egyptian prison for more than three years, have received mixed messages from the Irish Government about efforts to free him, after his trial was postponed for the 16th time.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016
Mark Bernsen can’t say if Kieran Donaghy will or won’t play football for Kerry in 2017 but the Tralee Warriors coach is confident the cross-code star will be a regular presence for the new club as it begins life in Basketball Ireland’s rebranded Super League.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
Ireland’s elite basketball players will have to keep putting their hands in their own pockets and raising funds independently for the foreseeable future in order to wear the green jersey on the international stage.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2016
Mon, 09 May, 2016