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Members of an Irish Down Syndrome group performed a passionate Haka for the All Blacks prior to their test in Dublin last Saturday. The All Blacks accepted the challenge and it was especially poignant for the Barrett brothers who have a Down Syndrome sister and
"Red wine, yoga and happiness". These are the longevity secrets of Eileen Ash, the oldest living international cricketer who celebrated her 110th birthday recently this year. Eileen has led an extraordinary life, her English test career beginning in 1937 and interrupted by the Second World
Finland is set to host a major BWF event for the first time when the 17th edition of the TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup Finals 2021 take place in Vantaa, Finland. The BWF Sudirman Cup returns to Europe after the last tournament was hosted in Nanning, China
Amazing & historic scenes at the US Open as the world #150, 18-year-old unseeded schoolgirl Emma Radacanu, became the first British woman in 44 years to win a grand slam event. So moved was Queen Elizabeth II, she sent a rare congratulatory note to acknowledge her
  “I still have dreams about him. This working class lad who took on the world and gave it a damn good thrashing.” Scottish music legend Midge Ure. Click here to check out this classic for only $10.   ***** Review In 1988, ‘The Boys are Back in Town’ was the season
  For those who grew up listening to the Pogues, ‘Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan’ offers a storytelling triumph of a legendary and mysterious singer/songwriter who fused punk and Irish folk to thrill millions. For those that missed Shane MacGowan’s career, you
An old Tom Petty song laments: “What becomes of the broken hearted.” In Northern Irish movie Wildfire we get a glimpse of the psychological scarring of trauma survivors and the legacy of loss after peace has been made and the world has moved on. Set in
The powerful interview with British Paralympian swimmer Ellie Robinson that rocked the UK last night. "I've been in agony this year, this is a story of triumph not of defeat. Even though I didn’t win a medal I went out on my terms. I went
  Finding Jack Charlton is a critically acclaimed documentary that explores the history and impact of English World Cup hero Jack Charlton, who in 1986 embarked on a 10-year glorious stint as the Irish national coach. It was a shock to the Irish community to have
The Irish Film Festival Australia 2021 is running from 3 -12 September offering film fans a unique window into Irish culture through a compelling mix of feature films and documentaries. Please view the trailer below:     Due to Covid-19 restriction on cinemas, this year’s full 12-film
My joy for Italy's victory is eclipsed by concern for England’s rising star 19 year old Bukayo Saka's mental health. With 60,000 fans & the world watching he was asked to take his first ever professional penalty as the all important deciding 5th penalty. This was
Australia’s oldest living Olympian, Skier Frank Prihoda, celebrates his 100th birthday today. Prihoda escaped a communist coup in Prague in 1948, skiing across the Austrian border via a frozen lake & onto a boat to Melbourne. He competed at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Italy in