It is safe to say that, even allowing for 265 years of inflation, the prize fund of €500,000 for this year’s Irish Grand National is somewhat more than the value of the hogshead or cask of wine that two Corkmen competed for in the world’s first steeplechase.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Clare had just too much power and speed for Laois at Portlaoise yesterday, but when one recalls the dreadful championship humiliation suffered by the Moores at the hands of Cork in the same venue last summer, there was plenty to be positive about formanager, Teddy McCarthy.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2012
FUEL is an anagram of flue — and the house Chimneys is sorted on both scores. Called after the number of chimneys in this updated traditional west Cork residence, it is quite a spread of place to call home, as it hits the early 2011 property market.
Sat, 08 Jan, 2011
AN old Hollywood actor became the byword for wooden performances. The subject of a celebrated urban myth, he became infamous several years after a radio presenter supposedly announced his upcoming appearance on a show by howling in disbelief: “Sonny Tufts?!”
Fri, 02 Jul, 2010