It’s the first Sunday of October and you’ve just landed at JFK and, this being midday local time, a hundred county finals back home are into their closing stages. This you know because Pepsi Sister has Sunday Sport on the radio in – she being the successful one of the offspring - her fire-engine red Jeep, writes
Sat, 15 Dec, 2018
Business tourism is a burgeoning industry, worth €11.5m to the Cork economy in 2016.hears from the Cork Convention Bureau that it can be worth infinitely more in the future
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
In the pioneering days of aviation, Ireland was the point of departure and arrival for all transatlantic air traffic. And although planes no longer refuel at Shannon, we are still prominent in the industry. Ryanair is the largest short haul airline in Europe and we are major players in airport retail and aircraft leasing, says
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
Limerick’s own Neil Cusack saw a lot in America, like hillbillies with shotguns chasing athletes, but for a moment he owned America too. This weekend 40 years ago he won the oldest and most celebrated city marathon in the world, a moment that brought a welcome sense of joy and colour and even the exotic to Ireland 1974
Sat, 19 Apr, 2014
PRESIDENT John F Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago today. The day after the assassination, an invitation was sent to the 37th Cadet Class of the Irish Defence Forces by Kennedy’s widow, Jackie, to perform a drill at his funeral in Washington.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2013
EVERY work of art starts with a blank canvas waiting for its muse. Sometimes the muse is just waiting to be found, boarding a flight to London from JFK, for example. Such was the case of fashion deity Kate Moss, who at 14-years-old was scouted by Storm Models founder Sarah Doukas en route from a family trip to Barbados. Little would the Croydon schoolgirl know that in her waifish 5” 7.5’ frame and gap-toothed smile lay the makings of the world’s next supermodel, the face of a new generation and the poster girl for its attendant woes.
Sun, 06 Jan, 2013