The Prostitute of Notre Dame


Notre Dame de Paris (Photo credit: analox & admiréIt was July of 1978 It was 1978 I had entered the great cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris There in his majestic place of worship A prostitute sat in the last row... Breasts overflowing like two bolsters Legs as thick as cabrioles Her patinated countenance concealed with ceruse Yet her person was...


Occupy Dame street is a spent force and have lost their way!


By Michael Lavery and Barry Duggan THEY'RE a most unlikely pairing - but it seems there's no cause too great for 'Occupy Dame Street'. Protestors from the anti-bank crisis movement last night joined up with the Killiney couple who were evicted from their palatial south Dublin home this week. Activists turned up at the exclusive former home of...


Dame urges Israelis to donate


Dame Stephanie Shirley, Britain's first Ambassador for Philanthropy, made her first visit to Israel this week, to address a conference of non-profit-making organisations in Jerusalem. The 78-year-old millionairess, a kinderstransport refugee who made her fortune from her computing company, Xansa, said that her trip convinced her that Israel is a...


Notre Dame Football: What We Learned at Notre Dame Spring Game


Notre Dame Football: What We Learned at Notre Dame Spring Game By (Contributor) on April 22, 2012 351 reads Will Tommy Rees start at QB for Notre Dame in 2012? Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images Defense wins championships. It also won the annual Blue-Gold football contest in South Bend. The Fighting Irish seem no closer to naming a starting quarterback...


Mom enlists Justin Tuck's help to keep Aaron Lynch at Notre Dame


The weird case of Aaron Lynch and his transfer from Notre Dame has taken yet another bizarre twist. Exactly a week ago today, the Irish confirmed that the standout defensive end had decided to leave the football program. Apparently, however, the player's mother does not exactly agree with her son's decision. In a tweet posted...


Notre Dame Football News: Latest on Aaron Lynch Saga


Notre Dame Football: How Aaron Lynch's Departure Ruins 2012 Season Beginning the 2012 football season, Notre Dame football finds itself at a crossroads. The 2012 Notre Dame football season will be one of the toughest seasons in recent memory. The departure of Aaron Lynch has the potential to ruin the season before it even starts, and this transfer...


2012 NFL Mock Draft, New York Giants: Peter King Selects Harrison Smith, S, Notre Dame


In Sports Illustrated's latest 2012 NFL Mock Draft , Peter King projects the New York Giants to use the No. 32 pick in the NFL Draft on Harrison Smith, a safety from Notre Dame. A mature four-year starter for the Irish, Smith has the speed to play free safety and the tackling ability to play strong. The Giants could go in a lot of directions here,...


Dame Judi Dench: Losing Her Eyesite


In a deeply moving interview, she said her sight is already so bad she cannot see faces in front of her Ordeal: Dame Judi Dench Rex Features Dame Judi Dench has revealed she is battling to save her eyesight. The James Bond Star, 77, has been diagnosed with macular degeneration which can lead to blindness.


Robert Rodriguez Is Preparing To Cast Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For


It's been seven years, but Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller are FINALLY gearing up for a sequel to the 2005 hit, Sin City. In a recent interview, the director revealed that financial difficulties from the Weinstein Company and scheduling conflicts have been delaying the movie that has been in the works for years.


Dame Margaret Price remembered


Yesterday morning I was lucky enough to score a ticket to the memorial concert for Dame Margaret Price at Wigmore Hall. This is the sort of thing the Wigmore does well, as the apposite selection of Mozart, Strauss, Schumann, Britten and Verdi proved. Singers were mostly drawn from the younger generation: Sally Matthews, Leigh Woolf, Stephan...