Peter Byrne

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George Best celebrates scoring United’s second two minutes into extra time. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images

They never really spoke about the 1958 Munich air disaster at Manchester United. The unspeakable tragedy was exactly that – unspeakable. As goalkeeper(...)

A view of the Land Rover Puissance during the 2016 Dublin Horse Show at the  RDS. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The death has occurred of Brian McSharry, who commentated on show jumping and other equestrian disciplines for RTÉ having previously been equestrian c(...)

Peter Byrne: ‘Nobody captured the excitement and the drama of the moment better than Magee.’ Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Jimmy Magee, who passed away on Tuesday night, will be remembered as a man who made an immense contribution to sports broadcasting in Ireland over a p(...)

Wilde restaurant at the Westbury hotel is offering a three-course summer menu accompanied by three glasses of Krug, for €180

Forget the lipstick index as measure of consumer confidence – this summer in Dublin has been all about the bubbles barometer. Now that the economy has(...)

Restaurant FortyOne at Residence is now open to non-members.
Surf, turf and supper

Supper is served at The Shelbourne It may be just around the corner from Leinster House but there are no signs of any choirboys singing for their sup(...)

Sommelier Julie Dupouy at Residence, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Photograph: Kenneth O’Halloran

When sommelier Julie Dupouy recently tasted a food and wine pairing that really worked, somewhat unexpectedly, it was “like the lights went on in my m(...)

After nine years at Restaurant FortyOne, Graham Neville has moved on

Graham Neville, who is the current Commissioner General of Euro-Toques Ireland, the “community of chef and cooks”, has left Restaurant FortyOne at&nbs(...)

The heaviest fish on Sheelin last week was a trout of 3.6kg caught by Slane angler Christopher Defillon.

Garmin, global leader of satellite navigation, has announced its support as a key sponsor for this year’s Rosslare Small Boats Festival, one of the mo(...)

At the memorial event for footballer Patrick O’Connell in The Mansion House were Mike O’Connell (centre) grandson of Patrick O’Connell with Steve Archibald (left) ex FC Barcelona and Scotland and Jimmy Nicholl (right) Ex Manchester United and Northern Ireland.Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Really he should be one of Ireland’s most famous sons. The first Irishman to captain Manchester United, Irish Home Championships-winning captain in 19(...)

The Ireland rugby squad celebrates the Six Nations Grand Slam  victory over Wales in Cardiff. Photograph: Alan Betson
A golden age of Irish rugby
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  • November 3, 2014, 06:19

Before Brian O’Driscoll emerged from Blackrock College to impose himself on international sport at the highest level at the start of the millenium, tw(...)

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