President Higgins to present retail excellence awards in City of Tribes
The Retail Excellence Ireland Awards ceremony will take place next Saturday, November 3, in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway. President Michael D Higgins will present the awards on the night.
Hosted by Karen Koster and Anton Savage, the sell-out event will bring together more than 500 representatives of the industry. The winners will be revealed in next week's Sunday Independent.
Celtic lords of the ring tales on sale
leading boxing historian Thomas Myler has written a new book Ringside with the Celtic Warriors -- Tales of Ireland's Boxing Legends which takes readers on a magical journey through some of the ring's greatest moments.
It covers the bareknuckle days of folk hero Dan Donnelly, and includes Mike McTigue and Jack Doyle, right up to modern greats like Barry McGuigan and Katie Taylor. Published by Currach Press, it is priced at €14.99.