Shifting sands steer Fine Gael closer to ‘unthinkable’ Coalition with Fianna Fáil

The Fine Gaeler on the other end of telephone line said it was difficult, very difficult. The tone of the voice was one of deep frustration – you could visualise him throwing his hands...

Thirty years on, I’m still loath to mention her name!

I tried not to write about her. You’ve all read, heard and seen so much about the woman, you doubtless need a break. But I can’t help it. Thirty years later...

Popular guide to improving your health and fitness

AN innovative new book – entitled ‘Training and Optimal Health for Sport’ and compiled by reigning double World kickboxing champion and adopted Craughwell man Shane Fitzgibbon – has been getting rave reviews since hitting...

Sociability is key to Darragh’s success

Darragh Guinnane is a born salesman although had he followed in his parents’ footsteps he might have been in the hospitality business – but he’s not ruling that out if he ever gets tired...

Kilkenny will still be up for it despite absent Cody

 THEY will be a strange sight in Thurles on Sunday – a Kilkenny hurling team without their long serving manager Brian Cody patrolling the sideline. But don’t assume for one minute that it will...

No better man than Joyce to coin a phrase

A Different View with Dave O'Connell You’d have to feel sorry for the bloke in the Central Bank who made a pig’s ear of the new commemorative €10 coin that misquoted James Joyce....


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