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Bid to lower Newark to Belfast fares
Business
Bid to lower Newark to Belfast fares
Flying between Belfast and New York could get a whole lot cheaper if the Northern Ireland Executive has its way. British Chancellor George Osborne ...
Are the French being Bastilles?
Business
Are the French being Bastilles?
The words “French resistance” are taking on a whole new meaning of late. And if there was a time when the Irish would look to France for comfort an...
A matter of opinion, but not of fact
Opinion
A matter of opinion, but not of fact
Did you know that the first opinion polls can be traced back to The Harrisburg Pennsylvanian in the USA almost 200 years ago? On that occasion the ...
Bringing out the very best in ourselves
Opinion
Bringing out the very best in ourselves
Over one million cheering fans lined the streets of Boston for the big celebration of the Boston Bruins recently winning the Stanley Cup by defeati...
Irish no matter which way you 'putt' it
Opinion
Irish no matter which way you 'putt' it
Imagine how confused American golf fans were during Rory McIlroy's long stroll into history a couple of weekends ago. At some point during the thir...
Independence meets Interdependence
Opinion
Independence meets Interdependence
Some brows were doubtless furrowed with the report of a new bridge for San Francisco with a "Made in China" sticker on it. For those who prefer the...
The Bard's works in a minor key; Bloomsday celebration marks 3rd decade
Culture
The Bard's works in a minor key; Bloomsday celebration marks 3rd decade
"All's Well That Ends Well" By William Shakespeare • Shakespeare in the Park • Directed by Daniel Sullivan • Through July 31, 2011 Director Daniel ...
Ireland readies as clock ticks down to World Cup
Sports
Ireland readies as clock ticks down to World Cup
The Irish rugby took to the pampered sward of Carton house in County Kildare this week for the first in a series of training sessions in anticipati...
Irish knock down some racing doubles
Sports
Irish knock down some racing doubles
Jockey Robert Skelly won the early double at Emerald Downs on Friday. The Clonmel, Co. Tipperary native pulled wire jobs on both Evelyn's Dancer ($...
Smyth enjoys a Dutch treat
Sports
Smyth enjoys a Dutch treat
Des Smyth enjoyed his first victory of 2011 with a 2-stroke win last weekend in the Van Lanschot Senior Open at Royal Haagsche in The Hague, Nether...
Macklin cries foul after losing in Cologne
Sports
Macklin cries foul after losing in Cologne
Irish middleweight Matthew Macklin failed narrowly in his bid to dethrone World Boxing Association [WBA] titlist Felix Sturm in Cologne last Saturd...
McIlroy sees his chance
Sports
McIlroy sees his chance
Rory McIlroy knows an opportunity when he sees one. With Tiger Woods still nursing injury, the U.S. Open champion is champing at the bit to nail do...
Irish boost for London Olympics
Sports
Irish boost for London Olympics
IRELAND'S boxing prospects for the London Olympics were given a major boost with the performance of Ray Moylette and Joe Ward in winning gold medal...
Cork hot favorites when they line out against Kerry
Sports
Cork hot favorites when they line out against Kerry
Prior to the introduction of the open draw in Munster in 1991, Cork and Kerry had met in 25 consecutive Munster football finals. The counties first...
North golf success is fine, but what of Cork?
Sports
North golf success is fine, but what of Cork?
There were a couple of troubling things about Rory McIlroy's wondrous romp at the U.S. Open last Sunday week. The first was the presence of Shane M...

 

 

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