Captain Caitriona Bruton introduced the team at the Croke Park European Football Finals in Maastricht at the weekend with players from Spain, France, the United States, Italy, Germany, Serbia, Scotland and Portugal all lining out for the Shamrocks.
An oral hearing into the granting of a licence for a salmon farm in Bantry Bay has been adjourned for at least a month after it emerged a technical report relevant to the proceedings had not been circulated to all parties due to an oversight.
Confirmation that the world of football is definitely getting smaller came with the appearance off the bench of Prince Agyemang for Limerick against Dundalk in Oriel Park last week, watched from the dugout by his fellow countryman and the club’s other new signing, goalkeeper Ali Abass.
I’M CONTINUALLY surprised by how thrown waiting staff in many restaurants seem to be if one asks about the provenance of the food. They immediately seem to go on the defensive and it can take three or four attempts to find out the source of a piece of meat, fish or cheese.
Should we follow the American model of requiring the president to sit regular medical tests and of releasing the results? The BBC’s Jeremy Paxman was vilified in 2002 for asking Charles Kennedy on Newsnight what were pertinent questions about his drinking