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...

Wimbledon Men’s Singles 2012: The Top Four

Rackets at the ready! It's that time of year when strawberries and cream taste good in the rain and tennis whites make a far better fashion statement than a little black dress.
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.

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...

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...
Andy Murray lifts the Wimbledon Trophy after his dramatic triumph in the Men's Singles 2013

Wimbledon and Me – from Tot, to Teen, to Adult Fan

You may have noticed I've been rather quiet on the Wimbledon front, this year. That's because I've been holding my breath, watching and hoping more than ever! Of course, Andy Murray and Wimbledon did not disappoint. It has been the perfect tennis story. It makes me appreciate the fact that my Mum always sat down with me to watch the tournament and clearly explained all the rules, which meant that I could easily follow the action.