A US group based 5,000 miles away from Doonbeg on Clare’s coast has put the brakes on plans by the Donald Trump-owned golf resort constructing its 38,000 tonne rock barrier.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
At least 50 people were shot dead when a gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
Three weeks out from the Walker Cup and Irish top amateurs are already claiming the headlines.
Tue, 25 Aug, 2015
The US Secret Service arrested an Iowa man on Wednesday afternoon after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car parked near the White House.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014
Vivian Boyack, 91, and Alice 'Nonie' Dubes, 90, held hands as they exchanged vows in the First Christian Church in Davenport, Iowa.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
More than seven decades after beginning their relationship, Vivian Boyack and Alice "Nonie" Dubes have married.
A man has been reunited with his sister — 65 years after the siblings were separated in foster care — thanks to a 7-year-old boy who searched Facebook.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013
A man has been reunited with his sister 65 years after the siblings were separated in foster care thanks to a seven-year-old friend who searched Facebook.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2013
Superstorm Sandy disrupted the US presidential race as President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney both cancelled campaign events.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2012
Five housekeepers at a well-known Dublin hotel have scored a victory over management after their minimum wage salaries were cut.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2011
STAFF at one of the Dublin’s best-known hotel chains say they have been removed from the roster for refusing to sign new contracts reducing their wage below the previous state minimum.
Fri, 18 Feb, 2011
A 25-year-old man was today charged in connection with a knife attack on West Ham defender Calum Davenport, police said.
Mon, 24 Aug, 2009
Former Government press secretary Frank Dunlop was today jailed for 18 months and fined €30,000 for corruption after bribing councillors to rezone land around Dublin for lucrative development deals.
Tue, 26 May, 2009
Former Government press secretary Frank Dunlop will be sentenced today for five counts of corruption.
Mon, 18 May, 2009
MISTER Top Notch stayed in the Kerry National yesterday morning and so, as expected, I’m on Davenport Democrat today.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2008
I WENT to university in the USA in September 1963. It was a tremendous culture shock going from Tralee to Davenport, Iowa.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2008
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Wed, 07 Nov, 2007
Large chunks of ice fell from the sky in Iowa, smashing through a US woman’s roof and tearing through nearby trees.
Fri, 27 Jul, 2007
VICTIMS of clerical sex abuse in the United States have claimed that a€478 million settlement by the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles will not make the pain end for victims.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2007
US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton said president Bush had made a mess of Iraq and it was his responsibility to “extricate” the US from the situation before he left office.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2007
America’s largest Roman Catholic archdiocese is to pay out $60m to settle 45 sex abuse cases.
Sat, 02 Dec, 2006
IN Monday's Racing Post David Ashforth, who is on a tour of the racecourses of Britain and Ireland, gave what could be best described as a scathing account of Tralee last week.
Thu, 07 Sep, 2006
Ante-post favourite Ansar heads a field of 30 horses engaged in Wednesday’s €200,000 William Hill Galway Plate at the five-day confirmation stage.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2006
Justified will attempt to get his career back on track when tackling two and a half miles for the first time in the Grade One Powers Gold Cup at Fairyhouse on Sunday.
Tue, 11 Apr, 2006
DAVENPORT DEMOCRAT gave Ruby Walsh an armchair ride on his way to success in the Dawn Pure Orange Juice Beginners Chase at the first stage of the Listowel Festival yesterday.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2005
RULE SUPREME’S target at the Cheltenham Festival could rest on the availability of intended big-race pilot David Casey.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2005
DEMOCRATIC candidate John Kerry accused president Bush yesterday of hiding bad decisions and said it raised the prospect of more bad news Bush was trying to hide.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2004
Willie Mullins remains hopeful that stable star Florida Pearl can win his third race at the Cheltenham Festival next month as the veteran lines up at the meeting for the seventh time.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2004
Davenport Milenium is set to bypass an engagement at Cheltenham on Saturday in favour of a tilt at the AIG (Europe) Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown the following afternoon.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2004
Cheltenham’s crowded grandstands were stunned into silence as champion hurdler Rooster Booster trailed home fifth in his comeback race.
Sun, 14 Dec, 2003
DAVENPORT MILENIUM may be capable of getting Willie Mullins’ season back on track by landing the AIG Europe Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown tomorrow.
Sat, 25 Jan, 2003
Former political lobbyist Frank Dunlop has insisted that he paid bribes to former Fine Gael TD Liam Cosgrave in return for his vote on rezoning motions relating to land in Carrickmines, Co Dublin.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2003
LEADING trainer Willie Mullins is hoping for an extra Christmas present - albeit a day late – this year when he attempts to bring off an amazing treble in the Grade One races at Kempton Park on St Stephen’s Day.
Mon, 23 Dec, 2002
Florida Pearl is still on course for his bid to repeat last year’s victory in the Pertemps King George VI Chase at Kempton Park on Stephen's Day.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2002
WorldCom, the US telecoms giant, became the biggest bankrupt in history today, but the company’s chief executive said it would have no effect on the company’s customers.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2002
R&B star R Kelly, released from a Florida jail, reported to Chicago police today to face child porn charges stemming from a video that authorities say shows the Grammy winner having sex with a 13-year-old girl.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2002
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