IN a world often too glum, in a world where scepticism is increasingly a plausible reaction to nearly any suggestion, we use escapism as a refuge. We use it as a safety valve so we might not, as Col Brandon threatened in Sense and Sensibility, run mad.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2017
Central Intelligence is out now and Dwayne The Rock Johnson and Kevin Hart are out doing the interview thing. The Lad Bible had the genius idea of getting the pair to impersonate eachother and its one of the funniest videos we've seen in ages.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
Sat, 20 Feb, 2016
Insurer Aviva has announced price hikes to its policies ranging from 5.5% to 10%, It is being reported that Paul O’Connell will sign a two-year deal with Toulon, and Irish WWE wrestler Sheamus is set to star as one of the main villains in the next Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
Voting has begun as campaigners bid to make Ireland the first country to introduce gay marriage by popular vote, Paul O’Connell is set to say farewell to Thomond Park after tomorrow’s game, Six officers have been charged with the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore and Dwayne ’The Rock’ Johnson has officiated at a surpise wedding.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
I understand that a family wedding has prompted Ulster senior club football champions, Slaughtneil of Derry to request a change of date for their All Ireland semi-final fixture with Austin Stack’s, The Rock, Tralee from Saturday, February 14 to Sunday February 15.
Tue, 30 Dec, 2014
By his own reckoning, Seán Óg Ó hAilpín was probably the least skilful hurler to ever put on a Cork jersey — but has there been a more dedicated person to wear it? “That’s what made me survive,” he suggests. Now with his life thoughts put to paper, he’s ready to reflect, without bitterness, without rancour. Anyone looking for sly digs won’t find them here.
Sat, 09 Nov, 2013