The statute of limitations having elapsed, it’s time the following tale were told. Derek McGrath may be temporarily chagrined at having it revealed to the nation but he’ll cope. He’s coped with much worse in the past fortnight.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2018
Had things turned out slightly differently you’d be reading about the darts as you, ahem, read. After all, if social media is anything to go by – and occasionally it is – half the nation appeared to be glued to it over Christmas. More drama than a Shakespeare festival and all of that.
Sun, 08 Jan, 2017
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Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
Elementary, my dear Watson? Maybe so, as an event next week at University College Cork will hear that the inspiration for Professor James Moriarty, nemesis of Sherlock Holmes, was actually mathematician George Boole.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
“One can’t solve everything,” is a statement akin to heresy when uttered by the immortal Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen), but then life is no longer elementary for fiction’s greatest detective in (PG).
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
A giant of English film and theatre, Ian McKellan looks set to enchant another generation with his portrayal of London’s most famous detective as a frail recluse in his 90s says
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015
I HAVE a vivid recollection from childhood of making an unannounced visit with my mother to an elderly grand-aunt, and her fluster at having visitors when she had just taken down her ceiling light shades for the annual wash, leaving the light bulbs exposed.
Sat, 09 May, 2015