A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
selects her top 10 long reads for older children in search of a good book.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2018
Viola player Simon O’Flynn is the second generation of O’Flynn musicians involved in orchestras in Cork, and his daughter makes it the third.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2018
Broadcaster and lecturer Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin hopes to encourage the public to engage in debate on the referendum, writes.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018
A vanity case belonging to the fiancee of Michael Collins is to go under the auction hammer next month.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
I started it with €110.51 in the kitty and a cunning plan.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
After 105 years in business, MacCarthy’s newsagents in Clonakilty closes on Christmas Eve, writes
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
A 74-year-old painter bludgeoned his wife to death with a two-foot metal bar and inflicted a serious head injury on his son before causing his own death by drinking weed-killer, an inquest has heard.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
on an exciting Cork-based innovation that has seen Voxpro enthusiastically open up some green space to be used by employees who might want grow their own food and ornamental plants
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
I adore homemade ice creams, sorbets and granitas, the latter is a granular version of a sorbet or water ice, so no cream and the ice is whisked while freezing or grated when frozen to produce a more granular texture.
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017
Tue, 15 Aug, 2017
John Coffey is hurling’s oldest living holder of an All-Ireland medal, having turned 99 in January. He played corner forward for Tipperary in the 1945 final win over Kilkenny, scoring the opening goal, writes .
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
Chloë Sevigny takeson a tour of her native Connecticut, taking in her school and her teen hangouts.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
If Caitlyn Jenner can pick her new name as an adult, why not us ordinary mortals too, asks
Wed, 04 Jan, 2017
Gardaí have taken the unusual step of visiting homes in the Irishtown area of South Mayo to reassure shocked locals that no third party was involved in the horrific deaths of an elderly couple and the serious assault on their son last week.
Tue, 08 Nov, 2016
Gardaí investigating the deaths of an elderly couple in Mayo have said they are keeping an “open mind” as to what happened.
Thu, 03 Nov, 2016
Investigations are continuing into the deaths of an elderly couple in County Mayo.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2016
On the 125th anniversary of the death of CS Parnell,looks at the historical implications of the Church leading a heave against him.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
It’s Swinford Railway Station on Friday, 31 July 1908.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
Clare Federation is always up for fun ways to promote Irish, so it’s no surprise that their summer meeting featured a free game of Bingo with numbers called ‘trí Ghaeilge’.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
The sudden death of a mother of three, following childbirth, had stunned a whole parish, a priest said yesterday.
Fri, 01 Apr, 2016
THE title of Pat Talbot’s new play, A Great Arrangement, is a reference to what the director describes as “almost a fantasy” that Michael Collins and Kitty Kiernan had.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2016
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
This new enthusiasm by the gardai seemed like a great idea... at first.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
IN Sifting, Mike Mac Domhnaill’s striking first short story collection, the present is tattooed with the scars and marks of the past.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
I am a GIYer — I grow a lot of my own food — I don’t use chemicals because I don’t want to eat chemicals. Instead I make my own fertilisers from comfrey and nettles.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
On the 50th anniversary of the death of Piaras Beaslaí, assesses how his biography of Michael Collins sparked a slew of rumours about the Big Fellow.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
A former Limerick hurling legend yesterday told how his life changed irreparably, due to catastrophic injuries, when he was mowed down by a burglar during a high-speed chase with gardaí.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
Two best friends who share a unique connection to two survivors of the Lusitania disaster are set to play a key role in the centenary commemorations.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
recalls the tale of his grandmother, May Barrett, and her pal Kitty O’Donnell, who survived the sinking of Lusitania
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Carey Mulligan’s role in a Hardy adaptation marks the latest step up the ladder for the talented actress, writes Susan Griffin
Tue, 28 Apr, 2015
WHILE researching female rural stereotypes in Irish theatre, for her dissertation in theatre studies at London’s Goldsmith College, Áine Ryan decided to write her own character “to add to the canon”. This 22-year-old from Tipperary, speaking on the phone from her travels in Vietnam, devised a character and then a play.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
They were best friends who set sail together from Queenstown, Co Cork, in 1911, hoping to build a new life in America.
Sat, 07 Mar, 2015
Imagine not being able to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day. That’s the experience of most people with motor neurone disease (MND), among them Emma Fitzpatrick, a mother-of-two from Kinsale, Co Cork.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015
IT’S A LONG way from the Arctic that Cormac James was reared. Born and raised in Ballincollig in Cork — when he was still Cormac McCarthy — Cormac James has lived in Montpellier in France for the past 12 years.
Sat, 29 Nov, 2014
For journeys long or short, there’s nothing like a book — long or short — to keep the peace and avoid the ‘are we there yet?’ moans.
Sun, 03 Aug, 2014
"If there was someone to apologise to in person, I would," Colin Brazier wrote in today's Guardian.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014