A chunk of rock "the size of an apartment building" fell off the granite face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, killing one person and injuring another on the mountain at the height of climbing season, officials and witnesses said.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
While Neidín may be enjoying the downtime and a well-deserved rest, stamping hoofprints all over his regular postcards from Torremolinos, The Menu has the maps and charts spread out all over the table in the war-room, planning for the 2015 culinary campaign ahead.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
Another masters world record for Robert Heffernan in the men’s 3,000m race walk and a sub 50 second 400m hurdles for Thomas Barr as an engaging 63rd Cork City Sports last night in Bishopstown gave a significant marker for what lies at ahead at the European Championships in Zurich in August.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2014
Ireland’s Olympic team manager yesterday rejected any association or coaching arrangement between Irish Olympic race walker, Robert Heffernan, and former Olympic silver medallist, Francisco ‘Paco’ Fernandez, who is serving a ban for his involvement in a drugs scandal in Spain.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2012
Powerful storms stretching from the US Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes in the north wrecked two small towns and killed at least 28 people as the system tore roofs off schools and homes and damaged a maximum-security prison. It was the second deadly tornado outbreak this week.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2012