Notre Dame recruited USC receiver Nelson Agholor, and Fighting Irish Coach Brian Kelly remains impressed.
The greatest intersectional rivalry in college football lost some luster last week, when both Notre Dame and USC dropped critical football games. For Brian Kelly's Irish, a third straight defeat came on senior day in Notre Dame Stadium. Show More Summary
An Irish football fan called Max Charles is having his name circulated after he lost a bet to a mate. Fresh in the memory, Ireland recently recorded one of their best recent results when they held World Champions Germany to a 2-2 draw. The Irish levelled that match with a rare goal from John O’Shea, […]
On the same night that England were scolded after fans sung anti-IRA songs at Celtic Park against Scotland, the chief executive of the Irish FA was filmed singing a pro-IRA song. John Delaney is currently under major pressure to remain the FAI Chief Exec after footage was uploaded online showing him singing a controversial song in a […]
Irish freelance photographer Jason McGroarty took an interesting series called Totem, consisting of photos of the desert cities in which there were only animals.
A Cornish knight, an Irish princess, and the king they both betray by falling in love: For centuries the tale circulated Europe in various forms. But after Wagner’s monumental Tristan und Isolde had its premiere in 1865, his idiosyncratic version seemed to supplant all others. If you know the story... More »
In less than three months, Rory McIlroy will find himself on the stand in an Irish court, testifying on the record in the trial of a lawsuit he brought in 2013 against his former representation at Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management. McIlroy...Show More Summary
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish may be in the midst of a late-season meltdown, but there is help on the way. Brian Kelly and the Irish are planning to bring in some top talent. Bleacher Report College Football Analyst Michael Felder breaks...Show More Summary
Everyday, a beautiful but fearful Irish Wolfhound named Walter, struggles to descend the two wooden steps that lead down from the kitchen and into the living room, despite the constant verbal reinforcement given by his human. Fortunately, Walter eventually conquers his fear and gets down those stairs, hurrying himself to the nearest carpet as soon […]
I literally don’t remember that last time I was awake late enough on a Saturday to watch SNL that I wasn’t wasted and out at an Irish Pub, but for the 1-2 people who haven’t seen this yet, it was genius. But no matter how good it is, no skit will ever match the More […]
So, in Ireland the public volatility continues. Here’s the latest SPB poll… FG 22% (-4) LP 8% (NC) FF 18% (NC) SF 22% (+2) Ind/Small Parties 30% (+2) Judging by the reaction of Sinn Fein supporters on Twitter, a huge relief that the Cahill scandal has had not effect on its support (as is customary more...
Irish drag artist Panti Bliss, aka Rory O’Neill, has shared on Facebook how a heroic shop assistant in Dublin dealt with one customer hurling anti-gay slurs at another
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Thanksgiving is mere days away, and Notre Dame football finds itself stumbling down the homestretch of the season. Currently riding a three-game losing skid, the Irish are 7-4 after a 6-0 start—a peak that seems so long ago. Show More Summary
by Bill Pearis London trio The Drink formed around Irish songwriter Dearbhla Minogue and rhythm section Daniel Fordham and David Stewart, both formerly of Fighting Kites. Minogue's an idiosyncratic songwriter who doesn't seem capable of writing "normal" pop, though she...
Stephanie Roche shot to fame last season with an outrageous goal that was recently nominated for the esteemed Puskas award. As the only woman on the list, French TV tracked down the Irish forward who currently plays for French club ASPTT Albi. The TV channel filmed the 25 year old Stephanie Roche attempting to recreate […]
Last year we showed you Irish artist Hozier's music video called "Take Me To Church", which took a very stark, brutal look at the violence and bigotry enacted upon LGBT citizens, in Russia in particular. Artist Mister Chase was clearly...
So what did the Monday papers think of the DUP’s weekend conference in La Mon? In an Irish Times opinion piece under the headline of “DUP leader’s subtle message of co-operation to end gridlock” Gerry Moriarty pulled out Peter Robinson’s statement – buried in his speech – about the need for the DUP and Sinn more...
SendMyBag has come a long way since being unceremoniously rejected by investors on the BBC TV show Dragon’s Den. Shortly after, the Northern Irish startup, which offers a shipping service that picks up the slack left by airlines who no longer want to take your luggage, raised a modest seed round. Show More Summary
Anon: 'Blood Money: How Isis makes up to €4.5m a day' Irish Examiner Saturday, November 22, 2014. This is quite a detailed article, and the bit about antiquities is right at the end (but it also contains the controversial "second biggest source of revenue" quote). Show More Summary
Tonight’s musical interlude is by a charming and talented Irish soul singer – and no, that’s not an oxymoron – named Hozier. Courtesy of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts. In other news...