As Game of Thrones reaches its finale, it marks a season where women finally took centre stage – right down to the extras.meets three Irish women who took part in the epic battle of Winterfell G
Tiger Woods did something he’d never done in 68 previous times playing the par-3 17th hole at The Players Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. He rinsed not one, but two balls in golf’s most infamous water hazard and made a quadruple-bogey seven to tumble down the leaderboard in the second round of The Players Championship.
Opening with the arrival of a flustered White Rabbit and ending with the murder of a Red Queen, Gerald Barry’s pick-and-mix of Lewis Carroll’s Alice books was a hysterical hour of operatic delirium.
“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.” “The question is,” said Humpty Dumpty, “which is to be master — that’s all.”
A fraudster persuaded a 75-year-old Swiss woman to transfer 45,000 francs (€41,000) to him as a “police officer” supposedly taking part in a nationwide programme to guard elderly people against telephone scams.