You get one striking measure of just how far Graham Burke has come in a relatively short space of time when you ask him where he was the last time Ireland played Wales in Cardiff, that night in October of last year when James McClean scored the goal which put Martin O’Neill’s men through to the World Cup play-offs.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2018
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
WE now have a three-tier ministerial system. At the bottom are the soon-to -be-announced ministers of state. At the top are finance, health, education, justice and transport. In the middle are the others, widely interpreted, since Brian Cowen announced his cabinet, as of minor importance, offering damn-all potential advancement to their holders, and awarded either as punishments or consolation prizes.
Mon, 12 May, 2008
IT WAS with much sadness that I learned of the decision of the proprietors of Donal Stanley, the clerical and lay tailors of Marlborough Street, Dublin, to close their doors last week after many years of trading.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2007