Ken Doherty

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Kellie Harrington: ‘The support that I’m getting from the community back home... I’ve heard that it’s lit.’ Photograph: John Cowpland/INPHO/Photosport

When Ken Doherty won the snooker world championship back in the day, his mam Rose spent the night of the final “lighting so many candles she could hav(...)

Chef Gwen McGrath uses a Kitchenaid for meringues and is currently making home-made walnut whips.

Being a chef is one of the toughest jobs there is. They’re on their feet all day, under time pressure to deliver in scalding temperatures. Working in (...)

Ken Doherty’s bid to make it to the Crucible was ended on Tuesday. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Ken Doherty suffered a crushing disappointment on Tuesday night as his Crucible bid was ended by Wales’ Lee Walker. Former world champion Doherty, 51(...)

Former champion Ken Doherty made his last appearance at the World Snooker Championships in 2014. Photograph: Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Ken Doherty admits that he craves one last appearance at the spiritual home of snooker before packing away his cue for good. The 1997 world champion(...)

Aaron Hill went out 5-1 to China’s Yan Bingtao in the last-16 of the European Masters in Milton Keynes. Photograph: @We AreWST on Twitter

Aaron Hill saw his sensational run at the European Masters finally brought to an end by Chinese star Yan Bingtao on Friday night. The 18-year-old to(...)

Cork teenager Aaron Hill beat world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan at the European Masters. Photograph: @We AreWST on Twitter

He has just beaten Ronnie O’Sullivan in his second professional game of snooker. But those who know Aaron Hill are not the least bit surprised. The C(...)

 Ken Doherty was beaten 6-3 by Mark King on Sunday. File photograph: Getty Images

Ken Doherty’s hopes of reaching the Crucible for the first time in six years were ended by Mark King on Sunday after a 6-3 defeat in the penultimate r(...)

Dr Aidan Moran: professor of cognitive psychology at University College, Dublin. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Aidan Moran Born: July 29th, 1956 Died: March 16th, 2020 The old adage that if you do something well enough the world will beat a path to your door(...)

Ken Doherty:  a willing participant in the  HeadsUp challenge. Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland – has launched its ‘HeadsUp’ challenge, where people of all ages, genders and abilities can improve their (...)

Nonagenarian jam makers and celebrity tractor crimes – excellent work, Big Week on the Farm.

On Monday’s Big Week on the Farm: Harvest (RTÉ1, Monday to Thursday) I watch two hair stylists giving a makeover to some cows. “It’s finally happening(...)

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