Anger as ‘four million’ Virgin Media customers lose UKTV channels

Anger as ‘four million’ Virgin Media customers lose UKTV channels Popular channels including Dave and Gold disappeared from sets after a business dispute went unresolved. Virgin Media customers will lose UKTV channels (Nick Ansell/PA) Virgin Media customers...

Kevin Doyle: How the Taoiseach cosied up to giants of Silicon Valley

Kevin Doyle: How the Taoiseach cosied up to giants of Silicon Valley Leo broke tradition on US trip, but there are clear pitfalls in getting too close to tech firms Main image: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar opens...

Board must act now or Cork football will get worse – Goulding

Board must act now or Cork football will get worse - Goulding Cork footballer Daniel Goulding. Photo: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile Daniel Goulding has called for a major overhaul of all aspects of Cork football - including a...

John Mullane: Galway have edge among the Fab Four

John Mullane: Galway have edge among the Fab Four Galway have the option of going long into a target man like Johnny Glynn. Photo: Daire Brennan/Sportsfile And then there were four. The race for the 2018...

Garmin Vivoactive 3: Is this the perfect tracker for the all-rounder on the go?

Garmin Vivoactive 3: Is this the perfect tracker for the all-rounder on the go? Enthusiastic cyclist - and sleeper - takes the subtle watch for a whirl I love a good sports watch and this Garmin,...

How crimping can save drought-stressed crops

How crimping can save drought-stressed crops Combat the dry conditions by harvesting early to minimise losses Wheat sample after crimping Over a month of rain will be required to get back to normal moisture levels and that...

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Why Scarlett Johansson was wrong to bow to the online mob Scarlett Johansson playing a transgender man is not the modern equivalent of blackface writes Donal Lynch Scarlett Johansson had previously appeared to defend her decision...

Peek inside this very modern take on a converted schoolhouse in Roscommon – for...

Peek inside this very modern take on a converted schoolhouse in Roscommon - for €250k cofsdr In Moone Boy, Chris O’Dowd’s semi-autobiographical sitcom about growing up in the Co Roscommon town of Boyle in the 1980s,...

Hereford: The breed that has stood the test of time

Hereford: The breed that has stood the test of time Martin Murphy The breed that "always kept bread on the table" is Martin Murphy's definition of the Hereford. After more than 40 years of breeding pedigree Herefords...

Smashing the ‘maternity penalty’

Smashing the ‘maternity penalty’ Having a baby is not a game changer for female athletes, who return fitter, faster and stronger, writes Jessica Salter Serena Williams has come back to tennis on top form after the...

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