Fri, 26 Jun, 2020
THERE can be few islands in this country that have had their form as radically changed as Rocky Island, Co Cork.
Sun, 12 Jan, 2020
‘The days of our years are threescore years and ten — Psalm 90
Sun, 08 Dec, 2019
Donald Trump is not the first US President to make an offer of buying Greenland from Denmark – but he might be the last.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
The organisers of a special commemoration for an Irishman acknowledged as being the first person to record a sighting of Antarctica are hoping that a replica of the ship he was on at the time will visit his native Co Cork.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
There’s much to tempt collectors at Fonsie Mealy’s sale next week, says Des O’Sullivan.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
Widows: Five stars Juliet, Naked: Four stars Peterloo: Three stars
Sat, 03 Nov, 2018
Forts and Martello towers dotted around Cork Harbour and what was once the biggest gunpowder factory in the British empire could soon be designated as Unesco World Heritage sites.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018
With 1,300 years of history, Ireland’s ‘Alcatraz’ has been named Europe’s No 1 tourist attraction, writes Sean O’Riordan
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
Set to move from war-mongering and munitions provisioning to worship and prayer is the former Gun Store, a relic of Cork’s Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
Colm O’Regan writes about the struggles of forming an opinion in the 21st century.
Mon, 28 Aug, 2017
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
A GROUP of county councillors is to ask the National Army Museum in London to repatriate — if that’s the right word — the skeleton of Napoleon’s charger Marengo.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2017
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Easter Saturday, 1916.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Each evening, two avian armies descend on the village of Kilbeggan to confront each other, writes Richard Collins
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Check out our guide to the best of tonight's TV.
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015
The great German composer’s Irish and Scottish ‘airs’ will be played at the Kilkenny Arts Festival.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
The Government has pledged another €1m in aid to help support Syrian refugees. This will bring the total Irish aid package to €10.8m.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2013
Escalating tensions with North Korea will backfire, not only for its neighbours but its citizens who should matter as much, writes Yoon Young-kwan
Sat, 06 Apr, 2013
Gardeners know there’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothes.
Sat, 29 Sep, 2012
Sat, 07 Apr, 2012
We have fought bravely and died brutally in wars ranging from the Napoleonic to the Boer to World War 11. The Fighting Irish is the story of our finest, says Richard Fitzpatrick
Thu, 16 Feb, 2012
EDDIE ENGLISH, who runs a sailing school in Cobh, has no doubt about it: People in Cork city and county have a “chip on their shoulder” when it comes to his home town.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2011
Shackleton and Crean were just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak, of Irish Antarctic explorers, says Richard Fitzpatrick
Wed, 13 Oct, 2010
CARDINAL Newman, who is beatified yesterday by Pope Benedict XVI, scandalised Victorian England when he converted from the Church of England to Catholicism, drawing condemnation from many parts of British society.
Mon, 20 Sep, 2010
James S Donnelly, Jr
Sat, 06 Mar, 2010
THE chairman of the Dáil Public Accounts Committee is to ask the Department of Defence why it has sanctioned a naval ship to undertake 12-week diplomatic trip to South America, which will cost an estimated €500,000.
Tue, 02 Mar, 2010
BOOKS that genuinely break new ground don’t come along very often, and even then they tend to be academic rather than reader-friendly.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2009
BELIEVE it or not, the British government is – to this day – paying a 2% annuity on so-called consol bonds which it used to finance its campaigns in the Napoleonic Wars from 1803-1815.
Fri, 04 Sep, 2009
Corned beef has a distinctive regional association with Cork city. Between the late 1680s and 1825, the beef-corning industry was the most important asset to the city and the country.
Sat, 15 Mar, 2008
Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume is to unveil a memorial high in the Swiss Alps to Ireland's last Gaelic chieftains, it was revealed today.
Sun, 24 Feb, 2008
IN his letter headlined ‘The Godless delusion, flights of fancy and pointless questions’ (October 22), Oliver Broderick makes a dismissive reference to Hitler and the myth of his Catholicism.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2007
FROM engaging in sexual relations with an intern to letting the Vietnam War escalate, US presidents have been blamed for some egregious errors.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2006
Sat, 12 Mar, 2005
THE swashbuckling high-seas adventure Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is set during the Napoleonic wars where England is struggling to contain the power of the all-conquering Bonaparte.
Fri, 07 May, 2004
Russell Crowe did all he could to avoid succumbing to seasickness while filming the seafaring epic Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World.
Thu, 30 Oct, 2003
HOW DOES IT AFFECT YOU
Budget 2021 podcast
IN A TOWN
Irish Examiner reporter Áine Kenny talked to the people of Cobh on how the budget will affect them
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