Red Rum will always be associated with Aintree and the Grand National. A gelding bred to be a sprinter transformed the ailing race into the behemoth it is now and in the process became a celebrity that opened shops, starred on television shows and sold merchandise. Through it all, Derek Critchley, a key member of the Ginger McCain team, had a front row seat, writes
Sat, 14 Apr, 2018
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has cornered online retail, jumped ahead in artificial intelligence with voice activated speaker, Echo, carved out a powerful spot in the media industry and is even dabbling in spaceflight. He may be just getting warmed up, writes
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Cork GAA’s senior administrator Diarmuid O’Donovan has rejected claims that the preparation of intercounty teams has suffered due to the money spent on the redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Sun, 24 Jul, 2016
It’s show time again. The party machines have revved up. The soundbites have been polished off. The candidates are out on the road pressing the flesh, occasionally taking time out to gaze up admiringly at their images on their posters.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
The long-awaited introduction of a new system for payment of court fines in stages will “dramatically reduce” the number of people being sent to jail, the head of the Irish prison system has said.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016