President Michael D Higgins and wife Sabina yesterday visited the headquarters and training centre of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind in Cork to mark the organisation’s 40th anniversary year.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
Hero of Saturday’s Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh, highlight of a weekend which yielded four wins, seven-times champion Pat Smullen partnered Lean And Keen to victory in the featured www.thetote.com Handicap in heavy ground in Ballinrobe last night.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
In Lawrence of Arabia, Omar Sharif is first seen in the distance, a speck in the swirling desert sand. As he draws closer, he emerges first as a black figure on a galloping camel, slowly transforming into a handsome, dark-eyed figure with a gap-tooth smile. It wasn’t unlike the Egyptian-born actor’s debut in Hollywood.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
The Ted Walsh-trained Battlefront cemented his position as this season’s champion point-to-pointer by destroying the opposition in the ladies open at the first session of the Ormond Foxhounds meeting at Ballingarry, Co Tipperary yesterday.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2012
EIGHT years after Stephen Byrne drove the car containing his two sons and himself off Duncannon pier, three years after Sharon Grace drowned herself and her two daughters on a lonely stretch of Wexford coastline, and one year after the Dunne family were found dead in their house in Monageer, last weekend’s events in Clonroche have once again stunned the south-east.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2008
ONE year after a tragedy that rocked the nation and raised significant questions about how we treat the issues of mental health and child protection, the grieving families of Adrian, 29, Ciara, 26, Lean, 5, and Shania, 3, Dunne are no closer to knowing the truth about how their loved ones died.
Tue, 22 Apr, 2008
TWICE Oscar-winning director David Lean, whose films also include Doctor Zhivago and A Passage To India, chose the Dingle Peninsula as the location for Ryan’s Daughter because of its rugged scenery and the Atlantic backdrop.
Sat, 08 Sep, 2007