He gave the impression of having the same knowledge as an armchair fan but that is what made him such a great broadcaster, writes Special Correspondent Michael Clifford


Signs of torture at trafficking camps

Malaysia has found 139 graves, and signs of torture, in more than two dozen squalid human trafficking camps suspected to have been used by gangs smuggling migrants across the border with Thailand, the country’s police chief said.


Ireland ‘benefiting’ from Greek debt crisis

Ireland is surprisingly benefiting from the Greek debt crisis, with the weaker euro against its major UK and US trading partners instead providing a significant economic boost, experts say.


It’s better for men to open up than ‘man up’ and stay silentby Caroline Allen

Fashion & Beauty

VIDEO: Make-up tutorial - how to contour your faceBy Tanya Sweeney

Food & Drink

Darina Allen: Foragers SoupBy Darina Allen

Diet & Fitness

Rob’s Cork City Marathon blog: Week 10 - Race day is nearly hereSo here we are. Just six days away from the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon.

Home & Interiors

Art that has designs on your foodBy Carol O’Callaghan


Feel like King Cong at Ashford Castle

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Let loose your inner animal at the Cork Midsummer Festivalby Colette Sheridan


Peter Dowdall: Natural zest of youth at the Bloom FestivalBy Peter Dowdall