James Fox

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Screengrab of the virtual Carnaross Mart.

Ireland’s first ever virtual mart, introduced to comply with restrictions on social gatherings during the Covid-19 pandemic, has proven highly success(...)

Conor Purcell: faces a battle to make the top 64 and the matchplay stages following a 76 at The Island. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The 10th hole at The Island Golf Club, the superbly manicured links in Donabate which in the old days used to be reached by a boat across the estuary (...)

Nicolas Roeg: formulated a singular film language – contorted narrative, awry angles, jarring edits – which  influenced many. Photograph: Ian West/PA

“I think I scratched surfaces that people would prefer were left alone,” Nicolas Roeg told The Irish Times a decade ago. “But all any of us has is thi(...)

 Lahinch golf club in Co Clare. Torrential rain and flooded greens forced organisers to scrap the second qualifying round for the  South of Ireland Amateur Championship. Photograph: Getty Images

Torrential rain and flooded greens forced organisers to scrap the second qualifying round for the 117th South of Ireland Amateur Championship at Lahin(...)

Robin Dawson (Tramore) driving at the 18th tee during day one of the Flogas Irish Amateur Open Championship at Royal County Down Golf Club. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

Tramore’s Robin Dawson took advantage of idyllic conditions to chisel out an impressive six-under-par 65 and lead the Flogas Irish Amateur Open at a s(...)

Robert Brazil, of Naas Golf Club, celebrates his victory over Alex Gleeson in the final of  the West of Ireland Championship at Rosses’s Point.

Robert Brazill bravely matched Alex Gleeson’s 18th hole birdie to give Naas Golf Club its third West of Ireland Championship in just five years. The (...)

James Fox (Portmarnock): had  a brace of hard-fought 2 and 1 wins over Co Cavan’s Shane McDermott and Athlone’s Thomas O’Connor. Photograph: Inpho

Amateur golf might be the preserve of the young guns these days, but Portmarnock’s James Fox might just turn out to be the daddy in the West of Irelan(...)

David McGrane in James Fox cigar store on Grafton Street in  Dublin.

When David McGrane retires today as managing director of James Fox cigars on Grafton Street, it will bring a close to the “summer job” which he applie(...)

 Michael Collins  throwing in the sliotar  to start a hurling game at Croke Park in 1921.  Photograph: Hogan/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

It appears like a different world. The 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising saw the GAA project a very conventional image of its role both in the st(...)

Emily Browning gets to make an entrance. I am sitting at the far end of a very grand room in the Soho Hotel when the Australian actress – literally(...)

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