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(all: dĕs`yā), town (1994 pop. 97,314), capital of Wallo prov., central Ethiopia, in the Great Rift Valley. It is an administrative, military, and commercial center. Dessie has an important marketplace dealing in animal skins and agricultural products. The local handicrafts industry is also a significant economic activity.
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MONAGHAN football boss Malachy O'Rourke has received a massive double boost with the news that veteran defenders Vinnie Corey and Dessie Mone have decided against calling time on their illustrious inter-county careers.
RICHARD and Lizzie Hughes yesterday celebrated the birth of their third child, Dessie Henry Hughes, just hours after the couple announced they had bought Weathercock House, the Lambourn yard where the three-time champion jockey is starting his first full year as a trainer, writes Lee Mottershead.
THE sad passing of Dessie Hughes brought with it memories of a man hugely respected in the racing community.
TRIBUTES have been paid to Irish horse racing great Dessie Hughes, who has died aged 71.
DESSIE Hughes was described as the "professional's professional" by Willie Mullins as tributes poured in from the racing world following the Kildare trainer's death at the age of 71.
RUBY WALSH paid tribute to legendary trainer and former rider Dessie Hughes describing him as an "absolute gentleman" following his sad death, aged 71, over the weekend.
HORSE RACING: Training great Dessie Hughes has died, aged 71, after battling illness.
HERE is a side of Limerick gangster Dessie Dundon that is bound to make his criminal rivals laugh.
This can't be right, Dessie," I said, but what I meant was: Dessie, this is wrong.
I think there was a bit of needle between us and the Pipe yard in 1987 and it was pretty clear they were not going to allow Dessie to front-run," added Burridge.
Richard Burridge and David Elsworth deliberated for hours whether Dessie should run.
I was lucky enough to have a cuddle with Dessie at one of his public appearances after his retirement, when he was guest at a polo match in Barby Road, Rugby.