Brexit: UK position paper opposes Irish border posts

Brexit: UK position paper opposes Irish border posts

The government has said it does not want any border posts between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in its new position paper on Brexit. The paper is part of its negotiations with the European Union and the broad ideas in the document appear familiar. It says the government does not want to see any physical infrastructure at the Irish border, such as customs posts. But Brexit critics have complained that the UK’s proposals…

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British and Irish Lions: Former Wales fly-half Jonathan Davies questions second Test call

British and Irish Lions: Former Wales fly-half Jonathan Davies questions second Test call

Second Test: New Zealand v British and Irish Lions Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington Date: Saturday, 1 July Kick-off: 08:35 BST Coverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has made his “last roll of the dice” in picking both Johnny Sexton and Owen Farrell for Saturday’s second Test against New Zealand, says former Wales fly-half Jonathan Davies. Sexton and Farrell have played only 74 minutes…

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British and Irish Lions power past Maori All Blacks

British and Irish Lions power past Maori All Blacks

Maori All Blacks v British and Irish Lions Maori All Blacks (10) 10 Tries: Messam Cons: McKenzie Pens: McKenzie British and Irish Lions (15) 32 Tries: Penalty try, Itoje Cons: Halfpenny Pens: Halfpenny 6 The British and Irish Lions gained a confidence-boosting win as their power told against the Maori All Blacks in wet conditions at Rotorua International Stadium. Leigh Halfpenny kicked them into a half-time lead with Liam Messam scoring for the hosts. The…

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A Tour of Ireland’s Two Most Beautiful Distilleries with Iconic Jameson Irish Whiskey

A Tour of Ireland’s Two Most Beautiful Distilleries with Iconic Jameson Irish Whiskey

Photo Credit: Jared Paul Stern Irish whiskey has long been held in lesser regard that the much more varied and better promoted spirit from neighboring Scotland. One iconic brand however is making strides—and much better whiskey—than at any other time in its storied history, leading to a new appreciation for the mellow elixir that has played such an important part in Ireland’s culture and society.  Photo Credit: Jared Paul Stern We’re talking about Jameson Irish…

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