A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The FEI has announced that show jumpers from Qatar and Sri Lanka will not be allowed compete at this year’s Olympic Games
Tue, 18 Feb, 2020
The beauty therapist had sustained serious injuries when found at her home in St Mary's Court, Arklow, at around 4am, on December 14 last.
Tue, 14 Jan, 2020
The weird and wonderful world of showbiz did not disappoint when it came to some of the global celebrity stories that made the headlines in 2019.
Tue, 31 Dec, 2019
Thomas Niedermayer was an apolitical figure — he employed 1,000 people with workers coming to the Grunding factory from Catholic and Protestant backgrounds.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2019
Macroom progressed to the next round of the Cork Premier Intermediate Football Championship following a captivating encounter with St Vincent’s.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Whether it’s a passion for knitting or shamanism that reels them in, how public figures spend their free-time is revelatory of their inner psyches, writes
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
Was Princes Charles right all along? Should we really be talking to our plants?examines the latest research.
Sun, 28 Jul, 2019
A campaign to discourage smokers from lighting up or vaping, particularly around children and other young people, was launched recently in Limerick.
Mon, 08 Jul, 2019
Christine and the Queens, James Blake and a gender-conscious roster were among the highpoints of Primavera Sound in Barcelona, writesO'Sullivan.
Mon, 03 Jun, 2019
UCC emerged from round 2 of the Cork SFC Colleges/Divisions section with a six-point win at Ballinlough today.
Mon, 06 May, 2019
A teenager charged with the murder of a man in Co Monaghan three years ago has been served with a book of evidence and returned for trial to the Central Criminal Court.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
The president of the High Court has welcomed news that an "unacceptable" arrangement under which a vulnerable intellectually disabled youth was living in B&B premises and making a five-hour round trip to school daily has been replaced by a more suitable arrangement.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
In 2004, Ireland went further than any other country and banned smoking in the workplace. Publicans led the outrage, but ultimately it was seen as a success. Now, however, there are more challenges — and Ireland is lagging, reports
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
Two men on the radio during the week reminded me of Daniel Blake. Mr Blake was a 59-year-old widower and carpenter who had a heart attack that kept him out of work.
Sat, 07 Jul, 2018
Jonty Evans remains in intensive care in Beaumont Hospital after a fall at Tattersalls International Horse Trials on Sunday.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2018
A City worker who posted pictures of an intern on porn websites in a "perverted campaign" against her is facing jail.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018
Ireland’s show jumpers could be in line for a notable treble as they tackle the Wellington Nations Cup this weekend during week eight of the Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018
Cork will oppose the Club Players’ Association motion on the recording of votes at this weekend’s annual Congress.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
“You don’t win nations cups without jumping clear rounds and we didn’t jump enough of them,” said Michael Blake after he had seen the Irish show jumping team he managed fall short of repeating last year’s success in Ocala, Florida on Sunday evening.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
A policeman has appeared at a disciplinary hearing, accused of taking a tin of biscuits belonging to a colleague.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018
Ireland has two show jumping teams in action this weekend for the first of this year’s nations cup fixtures. Michael Blake takes charge of affairs for the five-star meeting in Ocala, Florida, while Taylor Vard will be overseeing matters at Abu Dhabi’s five-star contest in the UAE.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018
A UK lotto millionaire accused of defilement and rape of an underage Irish teenage girl has been served with a book of evidence and returned for trial to the Central Criminal Court.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017
Sun, 19 Nov, 2017
Tarquin Blake’s history of Irish castles charts beautiful buildings and a grant-aid culture that goes back six centuries, writes
Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
IT IS said that, in today’s world, only a dog provides lasting loyalty.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
A man accused of vandalising one of Dublin’s best known gay bars with homophobic graffiti has been given four weeks to decide how he will plead.
Fri, 20 Oct, 2017
A UK lotto millionaire accused of defilement of an under-age Irish teenage girl has been further remanded in custody pending directions from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
Wed, 18 Oct, 2017
A 25-year-old man accused of the murder of Noel “Duck Egg” Kirwan in Dublin “is fully contesting the charge”, a court was told today.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
A 31-year-old man, who was charged after a pipe-bomb was found by a child under a prison officer’s car, has been sent forward for trial to the circuit court in Dublin,
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
Connacht paid the price for a shocking first-half display as they were beaten 21-8 by the Dragons in Newport.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
Espionage at the very heart of the government has always occurred. looks at some of the more famous cases in the United Kingdom.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
Muhammad Ali stood alone on many fronts, but Joe Frazier, George Foreman and a few others still stood toe-to-toe with him in the ring. Jack Nicklaus contended with Arnold Palmer on the front end of his career and Tom Watson on the back end.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
Former Galway footballer Diarmuid Blake doesn’t expect Aidan O’Shea to start Sunday’s Connacht semi-final, claiming the two-time All Star is “not at the top of his game” at present.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
The name Muhammad has seen the biggest rise in popularity in Ireland in 2016, but James and Emily are the most popular names chosen by new parents.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
A physical therapist was cleared yesterday on a charge of sexually assaulting a woman by allegedly rubbing her breasts for 15 minutes during deep tissue massage for a lower-back injury.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
If football is played in Heaven, then God is now rubbing his hands, writes.
Fri, 19 May, 2017
Nations cups dominated last week’s show jumping headlines, but the international limelight over the next few days switches to the relatively new, mixed-nationality format that is the Global Champions League (GCL), writes.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
SKELETONS tumble out of cupboards early on in Sam Blake’s debut novel, when the little bones of the title are found sewn into the hem of an old wedding dress owned by artist Zoe Grant.
Sat, 13 May, 2017
Sat, 08 Apr, 2017
Here are the top three films you don’t want to miss this week, writes
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
You don’t need to be one of Agatha Christie’s famous detectives to uncover the charms of this famous spa town, says.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017