A cool-headed clear from Greg Broderick on MHS Going Global last night ensured Ireland scraped through to tomorrow’s €1.5m Furusiyya Series final in Barcelona, Spain.
Fri, 23 Sep, 2016
Fraser Duffy was reasonably satisfied with his dressage on Fernhill Revelation in the CCI three-star class on the opening day of Tattersalls International Horse Trials yesterday, writes John Tynan.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
Greg Broderick and MHS Going Global flew two successful Furusiyya Series missions for Ireland recently in Lummen and La Baule, but it’s fair to say they did so under the radar.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
Bertram Allen’s philosophy heading into this weekend’s World Cup finals in Las Vegas is fairly straightforward: Do your best and see where it takes you, writes.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
Ireland eventing high performance manager Nick Turner says securing qualification for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has meant for a “switch in focus”.
Tue, 24 Feb, 2015
Ireland’s eventers booked their place in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics yesterday when finishing sixth and securing the last qualifying place at the Alltech World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, France.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Days after another stunning success and days before the Irish squad for the World Equestrian Games (WEG) is announced, it’s a case of what will be will be for eventer Aoife Clark.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2014
A Polish man suing his employer and a motorist for compensation from two accidents was accused yesterday of mounting a sham case and misleading everyone from lawyers, doctors and the defence to the High Court judge hearing the case.
Thu, 16 Jan, 2014
Residents on Cork’s northside are to meet next Tuesday week to decide whether or not to co-operate with the construction of a new prison.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2014
Cork Prison is being hit by a “perfect storm” of high committal numbers, crumbling facilities, serious overcrowding, and poor mental health services.
Sat, 04 Jan, 2014
MICHAEL Donnellan runs his fingers across computer printouts and architectural drawings of the new Cork Prison.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2014
Cork construction company PJ Hegarty has been announced as the preferred bidder for the development of the €30-plus new Cork Prison.
Sat, 21 Dec, 2013
Thu, 10 Oct, 2013
Irish eventing celebrated yesterday when Aoife Clark became the first rider from this country to take the feature class at Blenheim, England, while the junior rider team took gold in the European Championships, along with bronze for the young rider team.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2013
“Simply awesome,” was how Kildare-born Aoife Clark de scribed Fenyas Elegance last night, after the pair finished runners-up at Chatsworth Horse Trials in England in the mare’s first outing at three-star level.
Mon, 13 May, 2013
The show jumping community at Millstreet International Horse Show was yesterday basking in the sun and Cian O’Connor’s Olympic bronze medal-winning performance.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2012
CORK’S Billy Twomey rode Romanov II to seventh place in the second leg of the Rolex World Cup Series in Helsinki, Finland yesterday.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2011
THEY like their barnstorming number eights in Rockwell College, and Luke Cahill appears to have all the weaponry in his arsenal to follow in the footsteps of Denis Leamy and Paddy Butler.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2011
BANDON GRAMMAR SCHOOL cruised to the most facile of victories over Waterpark College in a hopelessly one sided first round Munster Schools Senior Cup tie at Dungarvan yesterday.
Thu, 16 Dec, 2010
A LATE flash of genius from Leinster out-half Alex O’Driscoll lit up an attritional A Schools interprovincial encounter in Midleton yesterday.
Thu, 30 Sep, 2010
IT could be described as vive la difference for Horse Sport Ireland as it adopts a more laissez faire approach with its proposed breeding formula which, according to chairman Joe Walsh, has been devised with the help of the French national stud.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2008
THE Limerick skyline has been changing over the last 20 months.
Fri, 26 Sep, 2008
THE first exclusive previews of the country’s tallest apartment building, Cork’s €150 million-plus The Elysian, took place yesterday.
Sat, 06 Sep, 2008
THE prestigious breeders’ championship at the Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show was won by west Cork exhibitors John and Cathal Dineen, Kilshinihan, Timoleague, with their seven-year-old chestnut, Kilshinihan Lass.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2008
AN estimated 12,000 people flocked to The Beaches in Bantry for the annual agricultural show last Sunday.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2007
Sat, 14 Jan, 2006
SIAC Construction and Spanish infrastructure giant Cintra have landed the €600 million contract to build the controversial M3 motorway linking Dublin with the Meath towns of Navan and Kells, the National Roads Authority said yesterday.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2005
THE man who thinks nothing of putting Christmas lights on 50 metre high cranes has admitted his wife puts the bulbs on their own Christmas tree.
Fri, 10 Dec, 2004
A €20 MILLION mixed-use development has gone on site less than 100 yards from St Patrick’s Bridge in Cork city.
Thu, 24 Jul, 2003