Ireland’s sporting heroes – plus the odd villain…

IRISH Sporting Lives, published this month by the Royal Irish Academy, focuses on sixty figures who, in their individual ways, illustrate the drama and diversity of Irish sporting history. This collection of biographical essays draws from the Dictionary of Irish Biography and spans 200 years, from the early 19th century. The editors are Dictionary of …

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Council drops plans for Ballina Croquet Club expansion – The Echo

Protestors against expanded croquet facilities at Ballina’s Cawarra Park gathered on-site in mid-October. PIC supplied The Ballina Shire is still strokes away from doubling its number of croquet courts after councilors voted in support of dropping expansion plans for the Ballina club last week. The council voted to approve a revised draft Cawarra Park Master …

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The Ultimate Northern California Road Trip, From Supercars to Farm-to-Table Cooking

About those menus. In the hands of executive chef Jesse Mallgren, every impossibly fresh ingredient is a revelation. There are estate tomatoes with miso, ume vinegar, and shiso; local peaches with compressed celtuce, marcona almonds, and lemon verbena oil; brilliant steaks and burgers; and even local black code. (The kitchen is also masterful at making …

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Best ‘Alice in Wonderland’ costume for kids – KXAN Austin

Which ‘Alice in Wonderland’ costume for kids is best? A young girl named Alice fell down a rabbit hole and encountered a world of fantasy creatures. Through a series of adventures and misadventures, Alice meets these characters at a tea party, a croquet court and a trial, then finally awakens to realize it was all …

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Iman Gadzhi On Overcoming Self-Doubt & Struggle

Thanks to his many successful business endeavors and smart financial investments, Gadzhi is a 22-year-old multimillionaire. (Iman Gadzhi) Presented by Ascend Agency Building your way from the bottom to success is never easy. Millions worldwide are working tirelessly to push their limits with dreams of a better tomorrow. While there is no guarantee of success, …

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