Wenger’s magic is gone as woeful Gunners slide further off the pace

Inside Track with John McIntyre THERE was a time when Arsenal and Arsene Wenger carried all before them in England. Remember, the 2003/04 Premiership season when the Gunners stormed to the league title without losing...

Snow forces us all to take time off life’s busy treadmill

A Different View with Dave O’Connell There is something in most Irish people that feels a visit to the doctor to be told that nothing terminal ails you is a waste of fifty quid –...
Magical nights in the pubs of Kinvara during the cold snap in Kinvara Galway - but the trip home proved a bit tricky. Photo:andrew downes, xposure

Snow offers perfect reminder of how close we are to chaos

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com And so the storm has passed; the snows have thawed; life has returned to normal – although some drifts haven’t melted yet…including some political ones. Periodically over the...
Charlie Adley

Praise be the world beyond Facebook

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Last week I was lost for a moment between two worlds – the real one in which we taste chocolate, smell farts and feel the power of loving hugs…and the...
Niall Rooney and Noel O'Toole at the Bearna na Forbacha Aontaithe new all weather pitch in Furbo. The club is also aiming to build a full size international grass pitch in the coming years.

Progressive Barna Furbo Utd club laying groundwork for the future

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IF there is one club on the move it’s Barna Furbo United – or to give it his official name, Bearna Na Forbacha Aontaithe – and with plans to develop...
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tanaiste Simon Coveney, joined by Minister Paul Kehoe, Charlie Flanagan and Regina Doherty at the launch of Project Ireland 2040.

Perils of the messenger making more headlines than the message

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com Many years ago, the Republican movement decided it would bypass the traditional media in getting its method across. It went in for the ‘modh díreach’, firstly with...


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