Furniture designer Eileen Gray was one of Ireland’s most pioneering women, yet most of us have never even heard of her. That’s all set to change now Orla Brady is playing her in a new movie, writes
Sat, 28 May, 2016
Jonny Wilkinson may not have known what he was unleashing when he mused aloud near the end of last year that Matt Giteau was such an “exceptional” player, that he didn’t quite know how Australian rugby could have ever let one of the most gifted playmakers in Wallaby annals disappear to work his wonders in Europe.
Sun, 18 Oct, 2015
Irish attempts to reclaim the country’s place at the summit of European club rugby next season look like becoming even more difficult if the news from France that Marseille is being lined up to host the 2016 Champions Cup final rings true.
Tue, 21 Apr, 2015
Wasps 20 Leinster 20: European Champions Cup Pool 2: Matt O’Connor put a mostly positive spin on a game that got away from his Leinster team in Coventry on Saturday, but there can be no escaping the difference between the worth of a home and an away berth in the last eight.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
FRANCE is the most visited country on earth — 80-something million of us go there each year. So there’s no point going on about it, because you’ll already know all about the French joie de vivre, savoir vivre, savoir faire, sang froid, maybe even the hauteur or froideur if you commit a faux pas like turning up topless to the village post office to buy stamps, having walked a mile along a Cote d’Azur beach in 35 degree heat.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2013