Former UCC lecturer Derry Cotter has written Leeside Story, a tale of love in Cork city, says Colette Sheridan.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019
Beloved Cork actor Michael Twomey never got the opportunity to see what was thought to be his final acting role in the movie which is now in its final stages of post-production, it has emerged.
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017
THE death of actor Michael Twomey has robbed the nation of a theatrical legend and his family, friends and fans of one of the funniest, most engaging and talented comics that Ireland has ever produced.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
Cha and Miah legend Frank Duggan has paid an emotional tribute to his friend and comedy partner of 44 years, Michael Twomey, who has died.
Warm tributes have been paid to theatre giant Michael Twomey — one half of the legendary comedy duo Cha and Miah — who died yesterday aged 84.
As she gets ready to show her short film in Schull, Sarah Horgan takes us behind the scenes
Tue, 23 May, 2017
Michael Twomey may be best known for Cha and Miah, but his reflections on over 70 years in Cork theatre include some incredible history, writes Jo Kerrigan
Wed, 10 May, 2017
Final preparations are under way to confer the Freedom of Cork on President Michael D Higgins this week.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2014
President Michael D Higgins is to get the Freedom of Cork despite severe criticism that the honour has become mired in politics and is being given out too often.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2014
President Michael D Higgins is set to be made a Freeman of Cork.
Thu, 20 Mar, 2014
As Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane ride in as the FAI’s new sheriff and deputy, Dave Kenny looks at some other memorable good cop/bad cop pairings from the archives, or should that be ‘bad cop/bad bad cop’?
Mon, 11 Nov, 2013
He’s kicked a record number of penalty kicks, drop kicks and conversions over the bar. But Irish rugby legend Ronan O’Gara, 36, hit the side of a bar yesterday as a very special photographic exhibition was unveiled across Cork City.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013
Three comedy legends shared a stage yesterday to be conferred with the Freedom of Cork in recognition of their remarkable contribution to Irish theatre over half a century.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2013
Cork City Council is to confer the freedom of Cork on three entertainers who have brought “joy to generations of people”.
Tue, 28 May, 2013
Tensions have emerged over plans to confer the freedom of Cork on three people this year — the highest ever number of recipients in a single year.
Fri, 10 May, 2013
Actor Michael Twomey isn’t usually late for his entrances but today he is keeping his audience waiting.
Tue, 10 Jul, 2012
The men behind the legendary comedy duo Cha and Miah were honoured by their native city last night just days before they hang up their trademark caps.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2012
Colette Sheridan hears that Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys is about reaching an age where you feel you’re no longer wanted
Wed, 04 Jan, 2012
SO, the hugely talented Paddy Comerford has left this world. He should not have gone yet.
Sat, 11 Dec, 2010
AN innocent Dubliner shot during a bar-room dispute in Spain last month was described as “gentle giant” and “a big softie” at his funeral Mass yesterday.
Wed, 11 Aug, 2010
The Chief Celebrant at the funeral of John O'Neill, the Irishman shot dead in Spain recently, said today that he was an innocent victim of an incident in which he had no part.
Tue, 10 Aug, 2010
Protests will greet Colonel Muammar Gaddafi as he heads to the United Nations in New York today.
Wed, 23 Sep, 2009
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