Ireland's Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop showing off their Gold Medals won at the London 2012 Paralympics

Irish Paralympic Pride and a Riveting Rivalry

The 2012 Paralympic Games have been the most dramatic and inspiring ever. Team Ireland has excelled with wins from fastest Paralympian ever: Jason Smyth and enduring distance runner Michael McKillop.

St Pats and the Grandslam Prayer

First Aid is not in my good books right now. Firstly, Saturday's class caused me to miss Wales v Italy and a gorgeous sunny...
Monty, the Osprey of Springwatch fame.

Springwatch, The French Open and Booksales

I try not to watch too much television, but with Springwatch airing all this week and the French Open Tennis Tournament taking place, I'm finding it hard to resist the remote and sofa combo! Springwatch is being shown in the afternoon as well as the evening this series, making it doubly difficult to concentrate on words and paper.

Munster Final 2012: A Big Day for Waterford Hurling

Signs that the Munster Final 2012 is here:Our Waterford jerseys are no longer languishing at the bottom of the laundry basket. The grey skies are...

Waterford v Clare 2012: The Build Up

This Sunday Waterford will face Clare in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship and sparks are sure to fly . . . Before I continue...

Rugby, Frogspawn and a Little Gold Dress

I've had an adrenalin fuelled weekend in which all of the above have combined to inspire today's blogpost.  The adrenalin mainly flowed whilst I...

War of the Celtic Worlds

A friendly tussle between the nations . . .         Last weekend was tricky.  It was a rugby weekend which was a positive.  My husband and...