Provincial championship victories for Cork clubs over Kerry are infrequent enough for yesterday’s Munster Club SFC final to be toasted beyond the confines of Nemo Rangers’ expansive Trabeg base. But giddy suggestions their 0-16 to 0-11 victory over Dr Crokes may be the trigger for a Cork football resurgence might be stretching the point some.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2017
There have been calls for a full review of Cork City’s tree policy after it emerged that Storm Ophelia may have knocked up to 600 trees citywide — with the clean-up expected to cost millions.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
He has finally collected his Olympic medal but Rob Heffernan remains as committed to improvement as ever as he vows to ‘go to war’ one last time. He just wishes people wouldn’t take it so personally when he pushes to raise standards for all Irish athletes.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
A major fundraiser is being planned to make up a shortfall in money needed to operate a charity-run home in Cork, which currently caters for 128 residents and 100 day care patients.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2016
I was going to write 1,200 words about Richard Dawkins, a man whose behaviour incensed me beyond words last week. The more I thought about it, the more I thought he wasn’t worth it. Instead, I want to write about Joe Kavanagh.
Tue, 26 Aug, 2014
ABOUT 25 children turned up with their teddy bears in Dublin’s Smock Alley Theatre recently. They wanted to see if their teddy had the X-factor — was he a team player and willing to muck in and tour Ireland with a play supporting Barnardos?
Sun, 10 Aug, 2014
The vast majority of 88 stray horses seized as part a multi-agency crackdown to protect motorists and pedestrians in Cork City had to be put down, mainly because their owners wouldn’t pay the fees required to release them from a pound.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2014