Sorry to be pretentious, but a nightly glass or two of wine doesn’t improve your health – The Irish Times

Sorry to be pretentious, but that nightly glass or two of wine doesn’t improve your health. After decades of confusing and sometimes contradictory research – too much alcohol is bad for you but too little is good; Some types of alcohol are better for you than others; Just kidding, it’s all bad — the picture … Read more

Olivia Mahaffey finds her way back after heartbreaking breakup – The Irish Times

Olivia Mahaffy knew something had to change. It wasn’t right to say that she couldn’t go on like this. If anything, that was part of the problem. Carrying on like this has been what she’s been doing for most of the year. It was all you knew how to do. Her father, Phillip, passed away … Read more

I’m running the Keep Dublin Just a Bit Crap campaign. The mascot is Spire – The Irish Times

The Spire of Dublin celebrates its 20th year on Friday – which means it’s had enough time to settle in that we can accurately assess its significance. Nicknamed the Stiletto in the Ghetto and Stiffy by the Liffey, it’s a monument to the endless Irish will to remove anger from things as a form of … Read more

What will the new year hold for Irish golf stars? The42

Gavin Cooney How do you track it? To recap 2022: Shane Lowry and Seamus Power made fortunes by winning on the PGA Tour, Leona Maguire made history by winning on the LPGA Tour, Padraig Harrington made waves on the Champions Tour and Graeme McDowell made, er, headlines on the LIV Tour. As for Rory McIlroy, … Read more

Syracuse 78, Notre Dame 73: Orange survive a 3-point Irish barrage

Syracuse, New York – It required a comeback in the second half, but the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team (12-6, 5-2) survived a three-point lead from the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9-9, 1-6) to win 78-73 inside the JMA Wireless Dome on Saturday night. . Notre Dame hit 15 triples on the night to Syracuse’s … Read more

Séamus Power’s patience and resilience pay off as he joins the ranks of golf’s elite – The Irish Times

A year ago, Séamus Power made its debut at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii, a large, small, and unrestricted event that, until this year, was restricted to the previous year’s winners on the PGA Tour. Bauer’s ticket is sealed with his impressive victory in the Barbasol Championship in the summer of 2021, a … Read more