It became a recurrent theme, on John Delaney visits to 2,000 clubs during his 14 years as FAI chief executive, to conclude by reciting the salutary advice of his mother Joan about always bringing something for his hosts.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2019
Fri, 19 May, 2017
Don’t get caught in a verbal crossfire with Dara Ó Briain unless you have the cajones for it. He will outgun you every time, as the front row discovered at the comedian’s Crowd Tickler show at the Marquee in Cork last night.
Sat, 04 Jul, 2015
While Hollywood star Daniel Day-Lewis, 55, claimed he had no idea how much last night’s charity premiere and party for his Lincoln movie would raise for the Wicklow Hospice Foundation, insiders said they believe it will generate a six-figure sum.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013
When Kilkenny and Galway finished all square in their initial All-Ireland hurling final meeting four weeks ago, there were more than a few writers who leaned instinctively on that brilliant old quote about how a draw was like kissing your sister.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2012
FOR decades, it’s been an integral part of All-Ireland winning weekends for Cork’s hurlers and footballers – the rail ritual that began at Kent Station on a Saturday afternoon and, more often than not, concluded with the Liam MacCarthy Cup and Sam Maguire trophies returning to the train station on Monday evening.
Mon, 13 Sep, 2010