Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
Singer Gloria Gaynor has praised the policeman who entertained a pub crowd with her hit song ‘I Will Survive’ after being called in to deal with a brawl.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
Anyone for duck? The proximity to gourmet delights around Ballymaloe and East Cork are held out as local attractions in the case of the sale of this Cloyne, Co Cork home — a spot with its own pond, for ducks and wildlife.
Sat, 31 Oct, 2015
Bob Baffert, trainer of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, admits the feeling of finally achieving the Holy Grail of American racing will take a while to sink in.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
Cork 1-10 Clare 0-6: Cork have enjoyed countless close tussles with Clare in the past few seasons and it was more of the same for the All-Ireland champions at the Cork Camogie Grounds on Saturday. Paudie Murray’s side lost to the Bannerwomen in the semi-final of last year’s league but on this occasion, they held the upper hand to bag a first-round win.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015
There’s a country setting, but suburban conveniences almost to hand, at this detached home called Belmont.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
A three-year investigation into Mother and Baby Homes will be conducted following the revelations last year about the deaths of almost 800 children at the Tuam home, the Government confirmed today.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
Five American Bulldogs being walked by their owner who lost an arm when he was mauled last month were not on leads when they seriously injured a dog walker, police in England have said.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2014
California Chrome, winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, could finish only sixth on his return to action in the Pennsylvania Derby at Parx racecourse on Saturday.
Mon, 22 Sep, 2014
Dermot Weld’s Flying Jib and Aidan O’Brien’s Wonderfully finished down the field as former O’Brien inmate Minorette claimed top honours in Saturday’s Belmont Oaks.
Mon, 07 Jul, 2014
A 71st minute goal saw Offaly rob victory at the death with a two-point win over Antrim in the All-Ireland SHC qualifiers at Ballycastle this afternoon.
Sun, 29 Jun, 2014
Trainer Art Sherman secured his place in the record books as he sent out California Chrome to land the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday night.
Sun, 04 May, 2014
Galway footballers have suffered a massive blow with the news that Michael Meehan will not feature in this year’s championship.
Sat, 22 Mar, 2014
Offaly's Brian Gavin has been chosen to referee his second All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final in three years, following the GAA's announcement of the match officials for next month's senior and minor deciders.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2013
No 8 Belmont is situated in a criss-cross grid of suburban parks between Douglas Road and Ballinlough Road in a settled suburb of Cork City. Tommy Barker reports.
Sat, 01 Jun, 2013
WHAT a package Belmont is. This period/Edwardian three-storey four-bed home on a third of an acre in one of the best stretches of the Douglas Road in Cork is a desirable, new-to-market arrival.
Sat, 25 May, 2013
Expect a throng of viewers and a burst of interest in No 1, Belmont Place — because it deserves it.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2013
Tommy Barker finds a three-storey decent-sized family home with a high comfort factor on all of its levels
Sat, 02 Feb, 2013
With more than 130m Americans heading out to vote and some queuing for hours, reports of polling problems in key battleground states as well as the flood effected areas of post-Sandy New York and New Jersey caused some concern for both parties.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
A cliffhanger vote went right down to the wire last night as Barack Obama and Mitt Romney sweated on results from the presidential election, with 130 million people across the US casting their ballot.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
Mitt Romney has cast his ballot in the presidential election near his home in Massachusetts.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2012
Aidan O’Brien singled out Point of Entry as the main stumbling block to St Nicholas Abbey’s attempt to retain his Breeders’ Cup Turf crown at Santa Anita on Saturday.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2012
Coolmore Stud have purchased a 50% interest in the unbeaten Shanghai Bobby ahead of his run in the Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Santa Anita on Saturday.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2012
Just over a decade after Cavan’s footballers beat Kerry to win the 1947 All-Ireland final in Manhattan’s Polo Grounds, a horse called Cavan won the Belmont Stakes in Long Island.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2012
Recent US research suggests that not only are many recoveries from crashes jobless for a long time, but that they also see the destruction of large numbers of middle- class jobs.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2012
Buyers from the UK and from Donegal to Waterford were bidding for the many five star bulls on offer at Tullamore in the Hereford Society’s Premier Bull Sale.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2012
ROMANA KENNEALLY is most shocked by the cutting of fuel allowance entitlement from 32 weeks a year to 26 weeks.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2011
AWAIT THE DAWN is “unlikely” to take his chance in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.
Wed, 12 Oct, 2011
Offaly's Brian Gavin will referee his first All-Ireland SHC final when Kilkenny and reigning champions Tipperary meet at Croke Park on Sunday, September 4.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2011
TIME may be running out for Tim McNulty’s rivals to thwart his bid for the Dunlop National Rally Championship title.
Fri, 08 Jul, 2011
American tourists on a July 4 fishing trip were plunged into the Gulf of California in the middle of the night after a flash storm upended their boat, killing at least one man and leaving seven others missing.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2011
Sat, 09 Apr, 2011
OFFALY’S David Kenny is hoping to line out in Sunday week’s Allianz NHL Division One clash against Galway despite suffering concussion in Saturday’s abandoned Walsh Shield final.
Wed, 09 Feb, 2011
GARDAÍ are conducting inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the suicide of a 13-year-old girl in Longford town.
Mon, 24 Jan, 2011
PHILIP Mitchell may have plenty of satisfying memories from his training career, but he can hardly have been prouder than at Lingfield as his sons, Jack and Freddie, were among the winners.
Wed, 01 Dec, 2010
ZENYATTA was branded a “heart-stopper” after the unbeaten mare stretched her winning record to 19 at Hollywood Park on Saturday.
Mon, 04 Oct, 2010
Godolphin enjoyed another super Saturday in America when securing Grade One triumphs at Hollywood Park and Belmont Park.
Sun, 03 Oct, 2010
A convicted killer has been extradited to England to face charges of grevious bodily harm to a man 21 years ago.
Thu, 26 Aug, 2010
THE secondhand market has bottomed out in key location areas – and shortage of supply is part of the reason.
Sat, 01 May, 2010