Saturday, January 22, 2022
Edward BradyGORDON Elliott is definitely back! At his local meeting in Navan, he had seven winners and became the first trainer in Britain and Ireland to do so. The seven-timer eclipsed the record he shared with Paul...
Jane McCullochON SUNDAY November 14, I was honoured to participate in the National Service of Remembrance at the Stone of Remembrance outside Edinburgh’s City Chambers—the first Consul General of Ireland in Edinburgh to do so.Ireland’s Ambassador to...
Edward BradyAIDEN O’Brien tasted success in the Vertem Futurity Trophy race at Doncaster recently, with the winner, Luxembourg, justifying the support that many of us had in him—not least the trainer himself. It was O’Brien’s tenth winner in...
Davy Rispin“The key to change is to let go of fear.” Rosanne CashThat very quote could be attributed to the GAA following the Special Congress recently. Needing 60 per cent of the vote, Proposal B fell short...
Johnny FoleyAS A secondary school teacher of more than 11 years, you get to know a few things, but, in particular, what engages and motivates kids, both inside and outside the classroom.Teenagers often get a bad rap...
Paddy CallaghanIRISH traditional music has been evolving in Ireland and indeed across the world where the Irish community have settled for hundreds of years. Few nations have music so integral to their culture as the Irish and...
Barry Kearney MICAS are a group of minerals that are found in rock, including rock taken from quarries. In this case, muscovite mica is contained in the building blocks used to construct the houses...
TENTATIVE steps towards getting ‘back to normal’ have been taken by the Comhaltas branches in Scotland as the organisation looks to reboot the cultural music scene in the country.As with many other activities, teaching classes in traditional...
Johnny FoleyNOW that travel is slowly, but surely, returning with some degree of normality, it was hard to resist the opportunityto hop on a plane and explore a city. Granted, Liverpool is merely a hop and a...
Davy RispinIF 2021 is anything to go by, it proves that there is life in the so-called ‘smaller’ counties that have been hiding in the shadows over the past number of years. It may not have transferred...
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