Kerry County Council is looking to acquire the disused Dingle hospital with a view to creating housing for seasonal tourism staff and single locals.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
WITH home games against Munster and Saracens to come, Clermont Auvergne have grabbed Pool 1 by the throat and are firmly in control of their destiny, writes Donal Lenihan.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
THE eyes have it. Blear. The previous night could be described as having been ‘a heavy one’.
Mon, 26 May, 2014
PINOT Noir is one of the great misunderstood grapes but one you will be seeing a lot more of in the coming years if Chile has its way.
Sun, 02 Feb, 2014
AS YOU may have noticed in recent weeks the autumn seems to be French Wine Sale time in Irish supermarkets.
Sun, 13 Oct, 2013
Clermont coach Vern Cotter has claimed his club were Jonny Sexton’s preferred choice in France, but were priced out of a deal by the financial might of Jacky Lorenzetti at Racing Métro.
Thu, 30 May, 2013
Ex-Munster hooker Denis Fogarty has been named in the French Pro D2 team of the season after an excellent first year with Aurillac.
Wed, 22 May, 2013
Munster are a team who have often faced — and overcome — huge hurdles in the Heineken Cup. Tomorrow, in the south of France, they face another of those seemingly impossible challenges.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013
Sat, 08 Dec, 2012
As you would expect from a player just named in his division’s team of the month, life is pretty sweet right now for former Munster hooker Denis Fogarty.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2012
With Brad Thorn recently arrived, Leo Cullen fully recovered from surgery and Devin Toner likely to be named as first reserve, it is unlikely Damian Browne will get to register his ninth Heineken Cup appearance this weekend.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
AFTER the drama of Friday night when Gloucester and Connacht turned form and expectations on its head by beating Toulouse and Harlequins in Pool 6, you sensed it was going to be one of those dramatic Heineken Cup weekends.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2012
CLERMONT Auvergne coach Vern Cotter has urged his side to lift their game another notch in anticipation of an improved Leinster performance for Saturday’s Heineken Cup showdown at the Aviva Stadium.
Fri, 17 Dec, 2010
A French man who hacked into the twitter accounts of Britney Spears, Lily Allen and Barack Obama has been arrested.
Fri, 26 Mar, 2010
FOR the second successive year, Munster have departed France’s Auvergne region with a bonus point they deserved, if only for the sheer grit and determination they displayed when under the fiercest pressure for much of the second half.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2008
SYLVAIN CHAVANEL bade farewell to Cofidis by delivering a second Tour de France stage win for the French team in the 163-kilometre flat stage from Roanne to Montlucon yesterday.
Sat, 26 Jul, 2008
Detectives investigating the murder of two French students have arrested a sixth person, police said today.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2008
THE Munster rugby battlecry of Stand Up and Fight will ring out with renewed vigour in central France this weekend as the province faces a vital Heineken European Cup clash against ASM Clermont Auvergne.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2008
IRISH coach Mark McDermott yesterday announced his squad for next month’s IRB U21 World Cup in Auvergne, France.
Fri, 26 May, 2006
Coach Mark McDermott will lead his Ireland U21 squad into battle at the World Cup in France next month.
Thu, 25 May, 2006
Rose Martin is impressed by Bramble Lodge, a massive property with plenty of stylish rooms.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2006
Mark McDermott's Ireland outfit have been draw to play hosts France, Argentina and Georgia in the pool stages of the 2006 Under-21 Rugby World Cup.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2006
France’s opposition is celebrating today after crushing the conservative government of President Jacques Chirac in local elections and setting the stage for a cabinet shake-up.
Mon, 29 Mar, 2004
French voters today delivered a stinging defeat to President Jacques Chirac’s government and its programme of painful economic reforms in regional elections that turned into a national vote of censure, exit polls showed.
Sun, 28 Mar, 2004
Three-times Dakar Rally winner Richard Sainct has his sights set on another victory when the world’s most famous motorcycle race reaches the capital of Senegal on January 18.
Wed, 31 Dec, 2003
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