Tag Archives: Ireland

Festival Watch: Oxegen

So I had these great plans to profile some of Europe’s biggest festivals giving my two cents on what’s the most exciting event to catch this summer. Alas time has passed me by and two of the super-heavyweights have already … Continue reading

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Oh, so THAT’S what all the hype is about

Crane Lane was the venue for the latest free gig in Cork. The billing was rather delicious with Cork legends Hope is Noise supporting And So I Watch you from Afar, the band you can’t stop hearing about at the moment. … Continue reading

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Another Day to Forget in Paris

Throughout the eighty minutes of any rugby match there are a number of psychological battles, the side which conquers these ultimately comes out on top. Ireland failed to put any points on the board in the opening 20 minutes of today’s Six … Continue reading

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Job done, just about!

Thirty-five minutes into Saturday’s clash with Italy O’Leary fights his way over the line for Ireland’s second try, O’Gara slots the conversion, Ireland lead 23-3. Everything going to script. After an understandably cagey opening the defending Grand Slam champions were starting to … Continue reading

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Victory for Ireland and for Rugby

Before kick off in yesterday’s international between Ireland and South Africa Tom McCgurk stated that the stakes couldn’t be higher. In truth, aside from the rare friendly, the stakes don’t come much lower than the Autumn series for international rugby. Yes … Continue reading

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