travelled last weekend’s Tour de Yorkshire with Aqua Blue Sport, Ireland’s first ever pro cycling team. With an estimated 2.2m people watching the three days, brand exposure almost ranked up there with glory
Thu, 04 May, 2017
Neil Jenkins has assured Joe Schmidt and his Irish team there will be no more dithering from Leigh Halfpenny if he gets the chance to shoot for goal against them next week in the Six Nations battle at the Principality Stadium.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
Einsteins Folly gave trainer Jim Bolger back-to-back wins in the listed Lenabane Stakes in Roscommon last night when, produced between horses inside the final furlong by Kevin Manning, he possessed too much pace for three-year-old Belisarius and Ebeyina.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
The Telegraph newspaper recently described the World Irish Dancing Championships in London as "hell". Is this really how our national tradition is viewed abroad? Áilín Quinlan meets the 13-year-old world champion — and her family — in Belfast to talk wigs and crystal-encrusted €2,500 costumes.
Sun, 18 May, 2014
WE have parked opposite the old Post Office, marked on the OS map. Before setting off, we should certainly retrace our steps to the Blackwater Bridge — we will be re-crossing it on our return, but viewing it before we start will make us aware, when we see the Blackwater River upstream, of how romantic and wild it is in this gorge.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
Jonathan Sexton would have loved the chance to boot the Lions into the history books as the first series winners in 16 years, but despite being denied the opportunity there was nothing but sympathy for the man who was instead handed the kicking duties.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2013