Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic French fans celebrated the return of their World Cup winning football team yesterday, jumping and chanting “We are the champions” as their bus paraded down the Champs Elysees before a special presidential reception.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018
Munster will press ahead with this weekend’s Champions Cup match with Glasgow in spite of having to modify their training schedule this week to allow players and coaches time to sign various books of condolences to coach Anthony Foley.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2016
The weight may have been lifted from the shoulders of Munster players following the end of their record-equalling losing streak last weekend, but that will all count for nothing if defeat returns to haunt the province in Europe today.
Fri, 08 Jan, 2016
Key members of the French government will meet today to decide on new measures aimed at thwarting a repeat of the attacks in Paris that saw a massacre of 12 people at a satirical newspaper, and a supermarket bloodbath that left four hostages dead.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
The brothers who are suspected of carrying out Wednesday's shootings at the offices of satirical Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday are reportedly holed up in a printworks building on the outskirts of Paris.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
It’s been an eventful week, to say the least. The Wednesday before last was spent at Stade de France, preparing for Saturday’s Parisian derby. It was a lovely, sunny, wintry day in Paris, kicking balls for two hours on the beautiful Stade de France turf ahead of the meeting with Stade Francais. And then we were heading to Charles de Gaulle airport for the flight home to my testimonial dinner.
Fri, 01 Nov, 2013