A Californian student at University College Cork will help remember the arrival of the US navy in Ireland — 100 years to the day after her great-grandfather commanded the flotilla that sailed into Cork harbour.
Last Monday, Adare, Co Limerick, remembered Jerry McCabe on the 20th anniversary of the IRA attack which claimed his life near the village post office. Yesterday, his own people and hundreds of others gathered in Ballylongford, Co Kerry, where he was brought up to pay their tribute.
The first season of Minecraft: Story Mode wrapped up in March, but Telltale has decided to produce an additional trilogy of episodes. Episode 6 will feature cameos from a variety of YouTubers who made a name for themselves by playing Minecraft.
The Wishing Trees of St Stephens Green would give anthropologists a field day. One was elegantly decorated with dangling cards neatly printed with lines from the Proclamation of Easter 1916, each one a wish, an ambition, or a dream for the future Ireland.
Lizzie Kelly ensured a couple of bubbles were burst in the opener at Cheltenham yesterday as the rider made most of the running on 9-1 shot Aubusson to see-off a Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle field that included the much-vaunted pair Ballyalton and Racing Pulse.
FIRST published in 1813, Jane Austen’s piercing observation of society, social customs and snobbery, has enjoyed a popularity granted to few novels. Pride and Prejudice has become one of the best known and best loved works in English literature, and to date has sold in excess of 20m copies.
CALLOUS thieves who detained a man and his family as his wife lay seriously ill in a hospital bed made certain of their getaway with what is believed to be a substantial sum of money by stealing their victim’s prosthetic leg in order to prevent him from following them.
THERE’S nothing like a library for a bit of peace and quiet so after the heavy schedule and diplomatic sensitivities of earlier engagements, busy Lizzie must have been relieved to see the Old Library at Trinity College last on her itinerary.