Drive-by Planet: Che’s Irish connection: Galway project sparks controversy

The legendary Cuban revolutionary leader, Ernesto “Che” Guevara, had Irish roots. Che’s grandmother, Ana Isabel Lynch, was the daughter of one Patrick Lynch who lived near Claregalway. Lynch is a well known Galway name. Che who was close to his grandmother, Isabel Lynch, had a keen interest in his Irish heritage. He made visits to ...

Drive-by Planet: Ouch! Nike launches ‘Black and Tan’ trainers ahead of St Patricks Day

Limited edition Nike SB Dunk Low trainers were rolled out recently to a bit of an outcry. Nike unveiled the new trainers ahead of this years St Patrick’s Day. The name chosen by Nike for the trainers – “Black and Tan” -is beer themed, evoking a pint of Guinness mixed with pale ale. Maybe somebody ...