An endurance runner dubbed Ireland’s answer to Forrest Gump has arrived home after an epic four-year 50,000km run around the world.
Sun, 14 Sep, 2014
The author of Whatever You Love worked dead-end jobs for years prior to success, says
Tue, 27 May, 2014
Unsung Czech Lukas Rosol pulled off one of the biggest Wimbledon shocks in living memory by dumping two-time champion Rafael Nadal out at the second-round stage last night.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2012
Unsung Czech Lukas Rosol pulled off one of the biggest Wimbledon shocks in living memory by dumping two-time champion Rafael Nadal out at the second-round stage tonight.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2012
Massey Ferguson recently completed its new 7600 range with four mid-horsepower models.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
JORGE LORENZO’S imperious run of form looks like continuing after he was again fastest in practice for tomorrow’s MotoGP round in Catalunya.
Sat, 03 Jul, 2010
POPE BENEDICT XVI told tens of thousands of faithful that societies exclude God at their peril yesterday, pressing ahead with a pilgrimage to nudge the ex-communist Czech Republic back to its religious roots.
Mon, 28 Sep, 2009
Tens of thousands of cheering faithful packed a Czech airfield today for a Mass by Pope Benedict XVI, who is midway through a pilgrimage aimed at nudging the ex-communist country back to its religious roots.
Sun, 27 Sep, 2009
Pope Benedict XVI recalled the evils of the communist era today as he began a three-day pilgrimage to the Czech Republic, and he urged the fiercely secular nation to rediscover its Christian roots.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2009
EUROPEAN agriculture ministers were urged yesterday to take further urgent action to address the severe market crisis in the dairy sector.
Wed, 03 Jun, 2009
PROTESTING dairy farmers filled European streets this week, highlighting low milk prices they are paid, ahead of the monthly meeting of EU agriculture ministers.
Thu, 28 May, 2009
Czech authorities have released former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke from detention and ordered him to leave the country.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2009
A Czech court has ruled that the families of two baby girls swapped at birth should receive compensation.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2009
SIX people have been convicted of child abuse and sentenced to prison in a case where two young brothers were put in a cage and tortured by their mother.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2008
Three people have been arrested for trying to sell 1kg of an unspecified radioactive material for €700,000, police in Slovakia said tonight.
Wed, 28 Nov, 2007
Adam Carroll has finished third in the Sprint Race at the Czech A1 Grand Prix in Brno on his A1 debut.
Sun, 14 Oct, 2007
Nico Hulkenberg followed up his debut win for Germany last weekend by posting the fastest time in practice for Sunday’s A1GP of the Czech Republic.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2006
The Rolling Stones announced their rescheduled European tour dates today with news that guitarist Keith Richards has made a complete recovery after his brain operation.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2006
Sat, 29 Oct, 2005
Old tractors are being snapped up all over the country and shipped to farmers in Poland, it emerged today.
Sun, 25 Sep, 2005
Reigning world champion Valentino Rossi is desperate for victory in the British Grand Prix before heading to his three least favourite circuits on the MotoGP calendar.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2005
Allan McNish broke his DTM points duck at Brno today but left the Czech Republic disappointed after a potential podium finish was snatched away from him.
Sun, 05 Jun, 2005
The Czech Grand Prix at Brno has been named the best-organised race of 2004 by the International Road Racing Teams’ Association (IRTA).
Tue, 21 Dec, 2004
RYANAIR founder Tony Ryan has collected €25 million from the sale of five million shares in the no-frills airline, the company said yesterday.
Sat, 20 Nov, 2004
Shane Byrne is fit to continue his debut MotoGP season despite suffering hand injuries at Jerez.
Mon, 03 May, 2004
THREE Irish companies are set to expand in the Czech Republic. Westmeath-based Mergon International will invest €3 million in a new plant in Brno, the country’s second largest city, that will employ 80 people.
Tue, 16 Mar, 2004
Ulsterman Jeremy McWilliams admitted he pulled out of the Czech Grand Prix after his Proton KR bike became a danger.
Mon, 18 Aug, 2003