One hundred years ago today, Dave Gallaher died at the Battle of Passchendaele. He was born in Donegal in 1873.
The New Zealand Rugby Union president will travel to Ireland at the weekend to view a new €1,500,000 pitch and clubhouse development a small rugby club has undertaken in partnership with a local GAA team.
WE love a good flanker down here.
PROFESSOR Luke Clancy of anti-smoking group ASH says: “While the Government was making some efforts to curb tobacco use, they’re not doing enough” (Irish Examiner Letters, March 3).
Cigarette makers offered a spark to the London’s leading shares today amid speculation over a takeover battle for Benson & Hedges owner Gallaher.
A WET field at the bottom of a lane in Donegal seemed an unlikely spot to find a half-dozen All Blacks during the week. Michael Moynihan reports.
ALL BLACKS captain Tana Umaga thanked the people of Donegal yesterday for their warm welcome, saying he’d expected “rocks to be thrown at him” when he came to Ireland.
THIS autumn’s Grand Slam tour to Britain and Ireland by the All Blacks could also mark a red letter day for a Donegal rugby club, if the New Zealand Rugby Union gives its approval this week.
The London market ended Monday comfortably above the 4700 level after a strong session for tobacco stocks.
FINANCE Minister Charlie McCreevy’s tax increases on cigarettes and alcopops were criticised last night for not going far enough.
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