The recent rescue from the sea of around a dozen youngsters attending Irish college at Magheroarty beach in Co Donegal is a reminder of the extremely dangerous seas in that county. Enormous Atlantic rollers strike the coast with incredible force and destructive power.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
THE two Irelands met a few hundred yards from each other near the South Main Street, Cork last night, where a 1,000-year-old Viking weaver’s sword was recently discovered by archaeologists at the historic site of the former Beamish and Crawford brewery.
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
I recently read with dismay reports in the Irish Examiner of plans to establish a centre in Kinsale to commemorate “The Wild Geese”, which is intended to honour present-day veterans of the British, American and other armed forces.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2015
A CYNIC might suspect that birder and photographer Ronan McLaughlin this month choked Cuskinny Marsh of its oxygen — and consequently its marine life — as a stunt for the upcoming launch of his calendar collection of exquisite wildlife photography, and to make his images all the rarer, as he has tracked the months and the seasons on this widely-sung and justly-appreciated marsh beauty spot.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2011