The name David Austin is synonymous with roses in the 20th century and beyond. He died peacefully at his home in December, and is fondly recalled by Peter Dowdall.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2019
As the French film festival reaches its end, Helen Barlow looks at this year’s hits, misses and talking points.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
Wed, 20 May, 2015
“Oh shut up, Baldrick – you’d laugh at a Shakespeare comedy.”
Mon, 21 Apr, 2014
The Menu would dearly love to be unwrapping his Easter eggs in Glorious Gaillimh next weekend with the 3rd Galway Food Festival (April 17-21) in full flight over Easter.
Sun, 13 Apr, 2014
To be, or not to be theatrical, that was the question for President Michael D Higgins as he took to the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2014
WILD plants have flowered extravagantly this summer.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2011
Ouija Board found it all too much in the desert heat as she and jockey Kieren Fallon were tactically outfought in the $5m Dubai Sheema Classic at Nad al Sheba.
Sat, 25 Mar, 2006
Electrocutionist impressed on his debut for Godolphin when charging home in the Group Three Maktoum Challenge III at Nad Al Sheba.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2006
Thu, 02 Jun, 2005
Aidan O'Brien has confirmed Oratorio, Gypsy King, Grand Central and Almighty as his four runners in the Vodafone Derby at Epsom on Saturday.
Mon, 30 May, 2005
AIDAN O’BRIEN has confirmed Oratorio, Gypsy King, Grand Central and Almighty as his four runners in the Vodafone Derby at Epsom on Saturday.
Aidan O’Brien has confirmed Oratorio, Gypsy King, Grand Central and Almighty as his four runners in the Vodafone Derby at Epsom on Saturday.
Sun, 29 May, 2005
DERBY dreams came to life at York yesterday as Motivator maintained his unbeaten record with a stylish and forthright success in the totesport Dante Stakes.
Fri, 13 May, 2005
Motivator underlined his Vodafone Derby claims with a stylish win in the totesport Dante Stakes at York today.
Thu, 12 May, 2005
Motivator, ante-post favourite for the Vodafone Derby, will face five rivals as he makes his seasonal bow in the totesport Dante Stakes at York tomorrow.
Wed, 11 May, 2005
Aidan O’Brien and Kieren Fallon’s raid to Longchamp this afternoon got off to an inauspicious start when Falstaff finished out of the places in the opening Prix La Force.
Sun, 24 Apr, 2005
Sat, 23 Apr, 2005
SOLERINA, returning from a two months break and backed from 4-6 to 1-2, ran her rivals ragged to land the John Harney Bookmaker Race at Tipperary last night.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2005
CRYSTAL VIEW, trained by Kevin Prendergast, came late and fast to beat Imperial Rose and Falstaff in the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Premier Nursery at the final stage of the Tralee Festival yesterday.
Fri, 27 Aug, 2004
Thu, 26 Aug, 2004
THE husband and wife team of Pat Smullen and Frances Crowley combined to take the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Race with Kay Two at a soaking wet Tipperary last night.
Fri, 20 Aug, 2004
AIDAN O’BRIEN has possibilities of a treble at Tipperary this evening, with three different pilots aboard.
Thu, 19 Aug, 2004
RORY CLEARY, fresh from finishing top flat jockey jockey at the Galway Festival, was on the mark again at Tipperary last night when guiding Nic’s Colleen to a smooth success in the Derrinstown Stud Apprentice Handicap.
Fri, 06 Aug, 2004
KEVIN PRENDERGAST’S Defi can win a fascinating little four-runner Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Race at Tipperary this evening.
Thu, 05 Aug, 2004
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