Irish television history was made tonight on RTÉ One, when Brian Dowling and Kai Widdrington, and Lottie Ryan and Emily Barker took to the floor as same-sex professional and celebrity dance partners, in a first for the dance series, both in the Ireland and in the UK.
Sat, 08 Feb, 2020
Dan Martin’s hopes of a podium finish at the Tour de France were thrown off course yesterday when crosswinds decimated the field and he was one of the big losers on the 165-kilometre stage 16 from Le Puy-en-Velay to Romans sur Isere.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
When is the right time to exit the stage? It’s a question all sportspeople, no matter how successful, must eventually face. Three years ago, Philipp Lahm captained Germany to a fourth World Cup triumph. Less than a week later, the then 30-year-old retired from international football.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
Beginning in Goleen, West Cork, in 1945, and continuing in seven-year intervals up to 2015, taking in Dublin City, Amsterdam, New York City, and Maribor, perhaps the biggest disappointment about John Boyne’s new novel is how predictable and plodding it is.
Sat, 11 Mar, 2017