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Cheltenham 2018

Yes, it’s that time of the year when the Irish, English, Welsh and Scottish trainers and jockeys do battle for honours at the annual Cheltenham racing festival.  I have been there just once for two days and the memory of the wonderful atmosphere that prevails there is still strong. The first race I ever saw

By | 2018-03-12T09:22:23+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Sport|0 Comments

Little Island

Little Island Golf Club, on the banks of the River Lee in Cork is a unique, wonderful place. The land at Little Island, on which most of the golf club is located was once a very productive limestone quarry site and provided important employment to the people who lived in Little Island and surrounding areas.

By | 2017-12-11T15:46:44+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Sport|0 Comments

The Kerry Clocks

I have been holidaying in Kerry for many years and I just love the way Kerry people look at things and their unique and quirky sense of humour. We made a trip to Listowel races last Wednesday week on route to Waterville for some golf and when we arrived at the races we realised that

By | 2017-09-27T10:24:25+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Sport|1 Comment

Dingle Half Marathon 2017

It was a really crappy morning with the rain coming down as we waited for the finish of the Dingle half marathon last Saturday morning. The finish of the half marathon is just outside the front door of the famous Kruger’s pub in Dun Chaoin. It is apparently the most westerly pub in Europe and

By | 2017-09-06T11:44:56+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Sport|2 Comments

Going for a Bunty!

It’s not every day that a new saying enters our vocabulary but such an occurrence happened recently during one of our Wednesday four balls. We were playing a four ball at Little Island and were playing the 11th hole. It’s a par five with an old limestone quarry to the right that you have to

By | 2017-07-26T16:12:50+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Categories: Sport|3 Comments