A beloved part of many an Irish childhood, the artist, author, and environmentalist Don Conroy tellswhy he loves his ‘abusive’ friend Dustin the Turkey, why big men hug him at festivals, and why he worries for Greta Thunberg.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
Caddie Ricky Elliott gave up on his tour dream to become a humble assistant pro but he never lost his love of the game and got the thrill of his life — and a $216,000 (€193,427) bonus — when he helped Brooks Koepka win the US Open at Erin Hills on Sunday.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
It’s only small — 1.68 inches in diameter — but it has always been a big issue in golf. Almost from the day that the first Scottish shepherd picked up a stick and whacked a wee stone across a field, there have been disputes about golf balls.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
YOU can’t print that,” says Dustin. And he’s right. Whether he’s slagging off celebrities or revealing his fantasies about Irish models, the cheeky turkey loves to flex his wings and push the boundaries, showing little mercy for his prey.
Sat, 05 Dec, 2015
At one point yesterday, it was probably harder to find messages on social media platforms that were not about Paul O’Connell, as tributes flooded in for the Ireland rugby captain who has now played his last game for his country.
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
Johnny Logan, still the undisputed king of the Eurovision stage belted out not one but two winning songs — ‘What’s Another Year’ in 1980 and ‘Hold me Now’ in 1987. And in between those dates, he wasn’t sitting on his laurels as his composition ‘Why Me’ performed by Linda Martin in 1992 earned us another accolade thanks to the white-suited performer.
Fri, 15 May, 2015
Who would have succeeded in a golfing rivalry between Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods is a debate that has stirred at a thousand clubhouse bars more than 15 years, but Graeme McDowell believes the game’s next giants will turn the hypothetical into reality.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2015