The epic battle for the bridge at Arnhem, as depicted in the blockbuster 'A Bridge Too Far', saw the Allies aim to end the war by Christmas 1944, but failed as a huge airborne assault force failed to take the last bridge across the Rhine. In an extract from his latest book 'A Bloody Week',tells the story of one of the hundreds of brave men from Ireland who gave their all to the Allied campaign
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
As landlords’ enclosures of villages and commonages during England’s industrial revolution drove landless countrymen into the maws of the poet William Blake’s “dark Satanic mills”, a romantic nostalgia for the countryside began to grow.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
THE Aidan O’Brien-trained Recital is a best-priced 7/1 shot for the Investec Derby at Epsom following a less than convincing victory over stable companions Memphis Tennessee and Regent Street in the Group 2 Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown yesterday.
Mon, 09 May, 2011