TEATIME wasn’t progressing too well that evening last week – negotiations with the two-year-old on blueberries as a viable dessert had broken down irrevocably, it seemed – when a half-heard comment at the end of the radio sports news seeped through.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2011
THE WEEKEND of the British Open, which is detailed elsewhere in these pages, is a perfect cue for talk of tradition and the past, though the (doubtless) heroics of various slacks-wearing, v-neck sporting super-athletes need not detain us here.
Mon, 19 Jul, 2010
AND SO to Waterford on a sunny weekend. We spent most of Saturday afternoon at a GAA club function in the Crystal City, which was conducted half al fresco and half al taverna, if you’ll forgive the pidgin Italian. The al fresco part was the most enjoyable, given the variety of delights on offer.
Mon, 07 Jun, 2010
YOU MAY have noticed last week that Minister for Communications, Eamon Ryan, is thinking of designating Heineken Cup games as ‘free-to-air’ events, which means that Irish viewers would be able to watch same without going through Sky and having to pay.
Mon, 10 May, 2010