A crucial detail to emerge from the ongoing row in the UK about the BBC taking away free TV licences for over-75s concerns the age of people who actually watch TV. The average age of a BBC1 viewer, it turns out, is 61, and a year older for BBC2. In other words, a large proportion of the Beeb’s customers do not pay for the service, hence the decision to make Grandma stump up for the Antiques Roadshow.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
And so Irish sport’s answer to the Winter Olympics — otherwise known as the League of Ireland summer season — comes around again, the burning passion of the faithful set to go head to head with the piercing February chill on this long-awaited opening night.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
CORK City will have to wait another few weeks to finally relieve defending champions Dundalk of their league crown and smash their four in-a-row bid after a highly-charged and dramatic night’s football at a sold out Turner’s Cross tonight.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
League of Ireland fans might justifiably be relishing the sight of Daryl Horgan hitting the ground running at Preston but Martin O’Neill is probably even more gratified by the resurgent impact one of the older wingers in town is having at Deepdale.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017
Cork City manager John Caulfield has called for patience from his team and the club’s supporters ahead of tonight’s Europa League second qualifying round second leg against BK Hacken at Turner’s Cross (7.45pm).
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016