Legendary writer Neil Simon had a long list of stage and screen hits to his name, but The Odd Couple remains one of his most famous, with the iconic pairing of Jack Lemmon as fussy Felix and Walter Matthau as slob Oscar making for a memorable and much-loved movie.
How do you know when it’s over? In sport, every sportsperson has to keep trying to improve. Someone sets a standard - for me that was AP McCoy - and that was the level you had to try to achieve. When he retired, all of a sudden you realise you had to try to stay ahead of the younger jockeys coming up behind you.
Jurors found Marian Lingurar Jr guilty of the manslaughter of Oughterard publican and teacher, John Kenny(56), who was found badly beaten, tied up and left to die alone on the floor of the ladies toilet in his pub
Swamp Fox won the feature race, the €26,000 Dawn Milk Handicap on Ladies Day at Killarney Races yesterday, but there was no outfoxing, or even outdancing judges Aidan O’Mahony and Thalia Heffernan who said they were “ swamped” with style.
There aren’t many boxes that Ruby Walsh hasn’t ticked in his remarkable career. The Galway Hurdle was one. Or at least it was until yesterday when Walsh produced what Willie Mullins described as a “Houdini act” to finally land the richest jumps race in Ireland courtesy of Clondaw Warrior.