If Jordan’s race car had been anything less than brilliant the team would not have survived to mid-season and sunk without trace later in the year.

Today marks 30 years to the day since Eddie Jordan’s debut as a Grand Prix constructor when the 7UP Jordan - Ford 191, driven by the underappreciated (...)

Ollie Campbell: led Ireland to their first ever  Test series win (2-0) in Australia in 1979.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The impending arrival of Pope Francis to Ireland on Saturday and the only previous papal visit, that of John Paul 11 in September, 1979 can be linked (...)

The family of James Hunt attend the premier of Rush at Odeon Leicester Square, London. Phptpgraph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

So Brian O’Driscoll resents Warren Gatland – well, d’uh: player P-O’d at coach for being dropped; whatever next? Child disappointed at not getting lol(...)