Unlike John Egan and Enda Stevens, who both made it to Croker on Sunday, Darren Randolph watched proceedings on television and, as one goalkeeper observing another, was much taken with the performance of the Dublin netminder Stephen Cluxton.
From Liverpool’s beat-pop to Bristol’s trip-hop, Irish writer Karl Whitney explains the distinctive musical output of individual cities in the UK, writes Marjorie Brennan.
The world is waiting for the first deliveries of a multi-nutrient fertiliser from 5,000 feet under the North Yorkshire moors, connected to export facilities at Teeside by a 23-mile tunnel.
Ireland international goalkeeper Darren Randolph has admitted his hopes of playing at next year’s World Cup hopes influenced his decision to leave West Ham for Middlesbrough.
After the owner of Hull City had said earlier in the day that a deal had been agreed with West Brom for the sale of striker Shane Long, there was still no confirmation last night that the protracted saga had reached a conclusion.
THE English comedian Patrick Monahan’s father is Irish and his mother is Iranian.
LITTLE terns began nesting at Crimdon, near Hartlepool in Teeside, in the mid-1990s.
Gaizka Mendieta is the man who broke Irish hearts at the the 2002 World Cup, his spot-kick in a penalty shoot-out bringing to an end a marathon battle in Suwon, South Korea.
NEWCASTLE-based club Cú Chullains will make history tomorrow as they compete in the All-Ireland Club championship only four years into their existence.
THE temporary closure of Europe’s largest wheat-fuelled bioethanol plant is attributed to the rising cost of grain, and slow implementation of the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive.
PRESTON have warned Celtic they will not land Ireland defender Sean St Ledger on the cheap after claiming the Hoops were nowhere near meeting their valuation of the player.
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Oil giant BP today announced plans to cut more than 350 jobs at its North Sea headquarters.
IT has not taken long for Alex to live up to his new nickname. On the day the Chelsea manager, Avram Grant, talked of style over substance there was no better time for ‘The Tank’ to showcase the full range of his impressive armoury.
Birmingham appear to have won the race to sign Middlesbrough utility player Stuart Parnaby on a free transfer.
MIDDLESBROUGH have agreed an undisclosed fee for Chelsea defender Robert Huth. Boro have also agreed personal terms with the 21-year-old German international and are awaiting his answer.
IT WILL be all about the voice this weekend as the long-established Cork Singers’ Club present a weekend of unaccompanied song and storytelling in the city this weekend, including a special tribute to recently-deceased Frank Harte.
A 14-YEAR-OLD girl, who eloped to Ireland with her 23-year-old cousin, has been reunited with her family after being persuaded to return home to England.
Middlesbrough boss Steve McClaren is boosted by the return to fitness of striker Mark Viduka as his side begin their UEFA Cup Group E campaign against Greek minnows Egaleo tomorrow night.
Middlesbrough have confirmed the signing of Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour on a free transfer.
CHELSEA need just a point at St Andrews tonight to leap-frog Arsenal into pole position in the Premier League ahead of Saturday’s Highbury showdown between the two London giants.
Brazilian midfielder Juninho has admitted he is looking forward to returning to the Premiership with Middlesbrough.
Middlesbrough are aiming to complete negotiations with striker Massimo Maccarone and take him to the Riverside in an £8m (€12m)deal.
Middlesbrough manager Bryan Robson today ended his seven-year reign at the club.
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