Plea for safety upgrades at Blarney Castle after tourist injures himself

The wife of an American tourist who was airlifted from the top of Blarney Castle after sustaining leg and wrist injuries in a slip on its internal steps has called for safety upgrades to the historic visitor attraction.


Norwegian to grow Irish-US flights by a third

Low-cost, long-haul carrier Norwegian Air has said it will increase flights from Irish airports next summer by more than a third — while also confirming Cork’s first transatlantic flights to the US, which had been in doubt, would return.