A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Michael Barker scored a 93rd-minute winner to give Bohemians an unlikely win against Waterford FC in front of a 1,523 attendance at the RSC last night.
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019
Keith Buckley’s first-half strike got Bohemians back to winning ways as St Patrick’s Athletic’s worrying slump continued at Dalymount Park.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
Lifeboat taskings to rescue three women from the fast-flowing Corrib in Galway earlier this week have prompted the port’s harbour master to call for safety railings on the city’s riverbank.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019
Matthew Bourne’s once-controversial retelling of Swan Lake with a male focus has become an iconic production, writes
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
A powerful performance from Luke Swan left Kilkenny in a flap as the Dublin minor hurlers blasted their way to Leinster glory.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2018
Meath registered their second successive victory in the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship following their Group 1 1-13 to 2-8 win over Dublin at Páirc Tailteann last night.
Thu, 24 May, 2018
A swan had to be rescued from a herd of cattle that struck and trampled on it in the grounds of Blarney Castle in what the estate’s garden manager described as a “surreal” scene.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
The face of a male skeleton found outside Trinity College during Luas Cross City works in 2014, has been digitally reconstructed.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
An American composer’s Cork connections inspired him to write an almost forgotten work dedicated to Terence MacSwiney. The piece is about to gets its first airing in the city, writes
Mon, 31 Oct, 2016
In the end, as with so many sailing regattas it was the weather that proved the final arbiter for Volvo Cork Week 2016. Thick mist outside Cork Harbour denied most of the racing classes their final day yesterday.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2016
For investors in Taiwan’s $841bn (€745.5bn) stock market, Tim Cook matters more than president Tsai Ing-wen.
Fri, 20 May, 2016
It has gone down in racing history as one of the most unlikely yet successful comebacks, and it all started at Tipperary.
Fri, 13 May, 2016
Runaway First Division leaders Limerick met their toughest test of the campaign last night and, despite finishing with 10 men, prevailed 2-1 against UCD.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
A swan caused havoc in Manchester when he decided to take a stroll through rush hour traffic.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
Mon, 22 Feb, 2016
Wed, 27 Jan, 2016
Former Government press secretary Frank Dunlop has made a near €430,000 tax settlement with the Revenue Commissioners, it emerged yesterday.
Wed, 09 Sep, 2015
Slovan Bratislava 1 UCD 0<br>There was unkind, late heartbreak for UCD in Slovakia as they came within minutes of holding Slovan Bratislava to a remarkable scoreless draw.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
F91 Dudelange 2 UCD 1 (Agg: 2-2 - UCD win on away goals)
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
Having created a little bit of history by winning the first leg last week, UCD captain Robbie Benson doesn’t want their European adventure to end with a whimper in Luxembourg tonight (kick-off 5pm).
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Teenager Ryan Swan delighted his watching father Derek by emulating him by also scoring in Europe to earn UCD a remarkable Europa League victory.
Fri, 03 Jul, 2015
UCD 0 Cabinteely 1
Tue, 10 Mar, 2015
Charlie Swan expects Ruby Walsh to desert Hurricane Fly in the Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, despite his historic fifth victory in the Irish equivalent on Sunday.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
I was a little surprised at how much negativity there was about after Sprinter Sacre’s return at Ascot last Saturday, says
Sat, 24 Jan, 2015
Annie Power tops a list of 48 entries for the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle which will be run as a Grade One contest for the first time at this year’s Cheltenham Festival.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
Charlie Swan is to retire from the training ranks at the end of this month.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015
The Charlie Swan-trained Make A Track made all under Brian Cawley to turn over even money favourite Noble Endeavor in the Clonmel Rated Hurdle at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
stars Brad Pitt as Don ‘Wardaddy’ Collier, the commander of a US Army Sherman tank operating in Nazi Germany during the last months of the Third Reich’s last stand.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
It was Donnacha’s day at Dundalk yesterday as Aidan O’Brien’s younger son registered his first success in the saddle when producing odds-on favourite Quartz with a well-timed late challenge to foil Duchess Andorra by a half-length in the Dundalk Stadium Apprentice Maiden.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
Versatile veteran Fosters Cross proved, again, that he retains plenty of his ability when landing the featured Donal Downes Water Towers Chase in Ballinrobe last night.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014
"You wouldn’t have given him a better ride than that yourself," quipped course commentator Dessie Scahill to Charlie Swan in the winner’s enclosure, after Jonathan Burke had partnered the trainer’s The Game Change to land the featured Download The Free Racing Post Mobile App Handicap Hurdle at Killarney last night.
Sat, 23 Aug, 2014
Former Tipperary defender Declan Fanning has accused county board officials of not realising what it takes to prepare for an All-Ireland final after calls for the postponement of the weekend’s scheduled club fixtures were rejected.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
Grandma Dotty, dashingly ridden by Fran Berry, turned over hot-pot Clondaw Warrior in the Sean Cleary Memorial Handicap in Roscommon last night.
Tue, 19 Aug, 2014
Six days after his Galway Plate success with Road To Riches, Noel Meade saddled first and second in last night’s Roscommon GAA/Club Rossie Beginners Chase in Roscommon last night as Bose Ikard registered a smooth success over Please Talk.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
Tom Gibney, who won the 2012 Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse with Lion Na Bearnai, was on the mark at Limerick yesterday when the consistent Circe’s Island landed the Follow Us On Twitter Mares’ Maiden Hurdle.
Mon, 19 May, 2014
Bryan Cooper rode his first ever winner for Willie Mullins when guiding Gigginstown House Stud’s Don Poli to victory in the INH Stallion Owners’ EBF Maiden Hurdle at Thurles yesterday.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2014
Charlie Swan is in no rush to commit The Game Changer to future targets following his impressive display at Punchestown on Sunday.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2013
Ben Dalton proved himself to be a real super sub when guiding Sword Fish to an easy success in the featured Paddy Power Cork Grand National Handicap Chase yesterday.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2013
Ruby Walsh struck for the first time at Killarney this week when Shamar followed his recent success at Cork by landing the Dawn Milk Omega Novice Hurdle before a massive crowd yesterday.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2013
Controversy raged at Killarney last night after Positive Vibes beat Shalaman a head in the International Hotel Apprentice Handicap and then lost the race in the stewards’ room.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2013