Pick any day in August 1969 and one issue dominated the news agenda — the North. This was the beginning of The Troubles and a period of some of the bloodiest violence that would leave a mark on the province for decades to come.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
People have been saying things about sport for a long time now, often saying them on television; for the purposes of entertainment or enlightenment or devilment or to obtain a small fee or maybe to express bewilderment at fresh proposals to rework the national leagues.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2013
Joseph O’Brien emerged from rain-lashed Ballybrit last night with a 55/1 treble, achieved on Eye Of The Storm, Cairdiuil and Chamonix, and a two-day careless riding ban handed down after a manoeuvre on Chamonix before the halfway point of the featured Ardilaun Hotel Oyster Stakes.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2012
Five-year-old mare Midnight Soprano continued her remarkable rate of progress when getting the better of Ascot Gold Cup candidate Saddler’s Rock and odds-on favourite Unaccompanied in the Listed Seamus & Rosemary McGrath Saval Beg Stakes in Leopardstown last night.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2012
By Ronan Mullen I WOULD have liked to write about Saddam Hussein this week, and how his capture might offer a new prospect of stability in Iraq. But I have something more serious to write about, something deeply troubling.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2003