ON a night when Ireland won the Carling Nations Cup, Robbie Keane matched Bobby Charlton’s British and Ireland record of 49 international goals and Paul McShane seemed briefly possessed by the spirit of Lionel Messi, perhaps the best news out of this game for Giovanni Trapattoni is that Shay Given is fit and ready for Skopje.
Mon, 30 May, 2011
THE emphasis will be on the four Irish title fights on the bill, but Cork-based Cuban knockout sensation, Alexei Acosta, is sure to claim a fair share of the limelight when he steps up in class to box former world champion, Felix Machado, in a unique Latin-American duel on the Yanjing Fight Night at the National Stadium tomorrow night.
Fri, 12 Feb, 2010
YESTERDAY’S announcement by Finance Minister Brian Lenihan that he is to introduce the 2009 budget in October, two months ahead of schedule, is an appropriate first response to the challenges presented by our rapidly deteriorating economy.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2008