Oh my, where do I begin? Yesterday, Manchester United vs. West Ham, at Old Trafford was perhaps United’s best performance post Ferguson era. I did not see the match live but it was the very first thing I did after work. United were amazing. There hasn’t been many times I said that about the team in the past couple years. Read more
As I am sure you are all aware, Wayne Rooney has left Manchester United to return to his boyhood club, Everton. Rooney left Everton 13 years ago as an exciting young prospect costing United just short of 30 million pounds.
Rooney had a highly successful career at Old Trafford and is going to go down as one of the clubs greats. In years to come his legendary status will increase, in my opinion. Many fans will disagree – as they feel he was not loyal to the club. Read more
A total of 37 Syrian refugees have arrived to live in Co. Wexford.
They are planned to be housed in and around Wexford town.
Frank Staples, Mayor of Wexford town, has extended welcomes to the families.
”Did ya get the shift?” Our little country is filled with funny phrases that only we understand or say. It’s funny when people from abroad visit us and we say a phrase and it has to be explained to them what it means. Or when you go abroad and the home people in that country haven’t heard the phrase. Ah sure look, what can ya do? Read more
This weeks New Ross Standard is filled with intriguing articles. The most intriguing one, to me, is the one regarding the rates that businesses must pay in New Ross. I am proud of our little town and I have views that I am going to express. It’s great to see a businessman in town step up to express their opinion. Emmett Ronan, who owns and operates Harveys Coffee House has brought to light, to the public, exactly how hard it is to try run a successful business in New Ross. The article wrote by David Looby on the issue is as excellent as Emmett’s coffee. Read more
Showtime’s Billions is perhaps one of the best shows on television right now. It is one of the smartest written shows too. In my eyes the show is under appreciated. The show follows the story of a New York district attorney Charles ”Chuck” Rhodes Jr (Paul Giamatti) battling it out with hedge fund manager Bobby ”Axe” Axelrod, for his shady economic deeds. Read more