Imagine what must have been going through the minds of folk in the hurling communities of North Kerry or the Glens of Antrim last Sunday as word filtered through that Laois had gone and blown the bloody doors off the championship with that explosive performance against Dublin.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
Motorsport: Organisers of the Irish Forest Rally Championship received a major boost at their awards ceremony in Clonmel on Saturday night with the announcement that Valvoline will underpin the series for the next three seasons.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
THE Ford Fiesta has been with us for my motoring life and its sporty versions for nearly as long. Many people think 1981’s XR2 was the original sporting Fiesta, but that was 1980’s 1.3-litre Sport, the first Fiesta hot-hatch. My friend and former colleague, Kevin Mills, owned one and loaned it to me so I could cover a county championship game between Muskerry and Millstreet, in Ballyvourney.
Fri, 16 May, 2014
THE longstanding Irish policy of neutrality, an ongoing balancing act of several competing pressures — nationalism, the post-colonial relation with Britain, a burgeoning involvement with European politics — came under particular scrutiny in 1983.
Mon, 30 Dec, 2013
Agriculture Minister Brid Rodgers’ officials were today accused of putting Northern Ireland’s entire farming industry at risk because of a lack of information about any contingency plans to deal with future outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2002