Bridge from Ireland to Scotland? Amidst centuries of conflict and bloodshed, peacemakers have attempted to ease hostility between Great Britain and Ireland, building metaphorical bridges in the name of peace. You may soon see an actual bridge between the two islands, spanning the Irish Sea. “In a bid to improve domestic transport links, the UK government is now conducting a … [Read more...] about Hibernia: News from Ireland
University College Dublin’s Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School’s 14th annual New York Benefit Dinner took place at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan on October 19. Pictured above are Marie O’Connor, the first woman to make partner at PwC Ireland, and Paul and Gary O’Donovan, the Irish rowers, who earned Ireland’s first ever Olympic rowing medals when they won the silver … [Read more...] about Out & About: Irish Olympic Stars at UCD Gala
Gary and Paul O’Donovan, of Lisheen, Co. Cork, made history at the Rio Olympic Games in August when they secured the country’s first ever medal in a rowing event. The brothers, who sped from fifth position at the halfway point, came in second place in the lightweight men’s double sculls, a feat which also marked Ireland’s first medal won at this year’s Olympics.
The brothers’ … [Read more...] about Silver Streak:
Ireland’s Olympic Medals