Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 15 °C Sunday 18 August, 2019

#San Francisco

From The42 In the swing: Major breakthrough brings Simpson front and centre Opinion

In the swing: Major breakthrough brings Simpson front and centre

Casual fans may not have known Webb Simpson before his US Open win on Sunday but he can no longer be ignored, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.

From The42 VIDEO: A bird-man crashed the trophy ceremony at the US Open Birdie This post contains videos

VIDEO: A bird-man crashed the trophy ceremony at the US Open

Webb Simpson’s post-victory interview was interrupted by a man squawking loudly.

From The42 As it happened: US Open, day 4 Stroke-by-stroke

As it happened: US Open, day 4

Could Graeme McDowell ensure that the US Open title stayed in Northern Ireland for a third successive year? Check out our stroke-by-stroke coverage of the final round.

From The42 Woods, Mickelson ready to renew rivalry at US Open US Open

Woods, Mickelson ready to renew rivalry at US Open

Woods and Mickelson will play with Masters champion Bubba Watson for the first two rounds at The Olympic Club. No pressure, then.

From The42 14-year-old Zhang to become youngest US Open competitor History Books

14-year-old Zhang to become youngest US Open competitor

Paul Casey’s withdrawal means the Chinese teenager will take to the field at the Olympic Club.

From The42 In The Swing: The course with a history of upsets US Open

In The Swing: The course with a history of upsets

San Francisco’s Olympic Club, which will host the US Open this week, is known as a graveyard for the world’s best golfers.

From The42 Clarke pulls out of US Open with injury Doctor's Orders

Clarke pulls out of US Open with injury

The British Open champion’s next appearance is likely to be at Royal Portrush as he has also decided to give the Nordea Masters a miss.

Archive Feat of Engineering Pic of the Day

It’s 75 years since the Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco.

LA bans plastic… bags not surgery

Ten years after Ireland issued a plastic bag tax, the land of plastic fantastics plans to phase them out.

From The42 Vending machine doles out mountain bikes and surfboards to chuffed Americans Bonus This post contains videos

Vending machine doles out mountain bikes and surfboards to chuffed Americans

The British Columbia tourist board came up with a unique way to tempt sports lovers and outdoor enthusiasts north of the border.

From The42 Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot Doz-Ilroy

Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot

McIlroy was a summer-time bloomer in 2010 and 2011 and only a similar vein of form will stave off Luke Donald

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 1906 Earthquake This post contains images

In pictures: the San Francisco earthquake of 1906

The severe early-morning quake sparked a major blaze throughout the city, devastating homes and businesses.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish men missing after US yacht accident San Francisco

Two Irish men missing after US yacht accident

The US Coast Guard has suspended the search for survivors after tragedy hit the Full Crew Farallones Race and members on board the Low Speed Chase were swept from their boat.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter files lawsuit against spammers So Long Spam

Twitter files lawsuit against spammers

The social networking company said it is suing five persistent spambots in an attempt to crack down on the high volume of spam encountered by users.

From TheJournal.ie Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips Espionage

Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips

It sounds like a wild conspiracy theory, or film script, but recently declassified documents exposes more about the bizarre project.

From The42 It's official: Manning signs for Denver Broncos Done Deal

It's official: Manning signs for Denver Broncos

The 35-year-old quarterback has signed a five-year, $96 million contract.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: How you spent St Patrick's Day from Auckland to Dingle St Patrick's Day This post contains images

In pics: How you spent St Patrick's Day from Auckland to Dingle

We asked you what you did for Patrick’s Day – and here’s what you told us.

From TheJournal.ie Here's your iPad 3 rumour round-up ahead of Apple's expected unveiling Ipad 3

Here's your iPad 3 rumour round-up ahead of Apple's expected unveiling

Will this evening’s Apple event reveal the next iPad?

From TheJournal.ie Apple expected to unveil iPad 3 at event next week Ipad 3

Apple expected to unveil iPad 3 at event next week

Invitations were sent to the news media today with it widely anticipated that the latest version of Apple’s hugely successful tablet will be unveiled.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…

From The42 I left my heart in San Francisco: watch how the 2011 All-Star game unfolded California Dreaming This post contains videos

I left my heart in San Francisco: watch how the 2011 All-Star game unfolded

Thirty of the game’s best players took a break from the distractions of California to play an exhibition game. Here’s the best bits.

California Dreamin': Hurlers hit San Fran for All-Star tour

Liam Sheedy and Davy Fitz will take charge of the side for Sunday’s exhibition game in California.

From TheJournal.ie 22-year-old founder of social networking site found dead RIP

22-year-old founder of social networking site found dead

Ilya Zhitomirskiy set up Diaspora with three other New York University students in 2010 as an ‘anti-Facebook’.

From The42 Hang 11: Kelly Slater takes another world surfing title Crest Of A Wave

Hang 11: Kelly Slater takes another world surfing title

Legendary surfer from Cocoa Beach, Florida only needed to win his third round heat against Australian Daniel Ross at the Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco to be crowned champion.

Man trapped in kid's swing for nine hours has to be cut free

The unidentified man did not sustain any life-threatening injures but what about the embarrassment?

Nude-in protests in San Francisco over public nudity restrictions

A city supervisor has proposed introducing restrictions on public nudity, including requiring people to cover-up while in restaurants.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what to expect from Facebook's most important launch ever Facebook

Here's what to expect from Facebook's most important launch ever

Some new goodies are expected from the company’s F8 conference in San Franciso tomorrow. Here’s what we might see….

From The42 Man arrested in connection with Mark McGovern attack Assault

Man arrested in connection with Mark McGovern attack

A 26-year-old man has been in arrested in San Francisco, in connection with the attack on Fermanagh GAA player Mark McGovern.

From TheJournal.ie Apple loses top-secret iPhone prototype in bar... again IPhone 5

Apple loses top-secret iPhone prototype in bar... again

An employee left the unreleased iPhone 5 in a Mexican bar in San Francisco, according to tech site CNET.

From TheJournal.ie Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee Rose Of Tralee This post contains images

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee

Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?

From TheJournal.ie Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure Anonymous

Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure

Authorities disabled the mobile phone coverage inside the city’s underground system to try and counter a series of protests.

From TheJournal.ie San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest San Francisco

San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest

Mobile phone service in San Francisco’s downtown subway stations was shut off to prevent a repeat of a protest in July which ended in arrests. The protest was sparked when police shot a man.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

From The42 Sister of GAA player hopes he will be 'back to 100 per cent, if not better' Recovery

Sister of GAA player hopes he will be 'back to 100 per cent, if not better'

Mark McGovern sustained serious head injuries whilst playing football in the US in June.

From The42 GAA player injured in San Francisco wakes from coma Recovery

GAA player injured in San Francisco wakes from coma

Mark McGovern has communicated with relatives after weeks in an induced coma.

From TheJournal.ie Fermanagh GAA player taken off critical list at US hospital GAA

Fermanagh GAA player taken off critical list at US hospital

Mark McGovern was put into a medically-induced coma after sustaining serious injuries during a Gaelic match in San Francisco last month.

From TheJournal.ie Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court DADT

Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court

A panel of judges has ruled the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ ban on open homosexuality must end immediately.

From The42 'No eyewitnesses' to identify assailant of comatose GAA player Investigation

'No eyewitnesses' to identify assailant of comatose GAA player

Victim’s alleged attacker said to have stood over the player and told him “you won’t get up from that”.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…