PETER Kelly, aka Franc, likes to surprise his wife Eadaoin on Valentine’s Day. The mystery drive will lead to either a beach or forest destination for a winter picnic. “We might go for dinner afterwards, to a hotel, or we might stay in some little country house or B&B, wherever the direction takes us,” says the Cork-based event designer and presenter of RTÉ’s Say Yes to the Dress.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2020
Five Cork Airport Business Park office buildings, totalling 120,000 sq ft, including two let to Amazon, and which had been by a Norwegian billionaire for over €15 million five years ago, have been sold off-market to an Irish/UK joint venture for over €20m.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
Niall O’Driscoll is living the life of a rugby nomad. Since leaving Cork Con five years ago, he has captained the Cayman Islands at the North American/Caribbean Sevens Championship and now plays for the Dubai Eagles, who are coached by his own brother.
Sat, 24 Mar, 2018
By any yardstick the 2002 compensation deal for victims of clerical abuse agreed by education minister Michael Woods was disastrous — unless of course, your loyalties lie with the congregations who have dodged their responsibilities in what was to have been a 50/50 burden-sharing agreement.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
A leading offshore law firm with clients including the super-rich and international corporations has revealed it suffered a "data security incident" that may result in customers' private information being leaked.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
UK chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne is bracing for a row with France and other European countries as he resists moves to make the ownership of trusts and foundations fully transparent, according to officials involved in Group of 20 talks in Washington.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
Governments across the world have begun investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful following a leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm which allegedly showed how clients avoided tax or laundered money.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
Fri, 04 Dec, 2015
Football appears to be at a crossroads today as Sepp Blatter remains defiant in the face of a threatened revolution from Uefa as the shockwaves from Fifa’s “seismic” corruption scandal continued to rock the global game.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
Former Fifa vice president Jack Warner turned himself over to police in Trinidad and Tobago yesterday, shortly after they issued an arrest warrant at the request of authorities in the US, where he was one of 14 people linked to international soccer indicted on corruption charges.
Thu, 28 May, 2015