A CORK city house that has been a life-saving, holistic home-from-home for many hundreds of persons given cancer diagnoses now looks set to return to private, family accommodation and ‘domestic service’ once more.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Think about the greatest atmospheres and greatest occasions you have ever seen or experienced at Anfield since the day Bill Shankly walked into the famous old ground 60 years ago and vowed to turn it into a bastion of invincibility.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
The jury did not hear evidence that Patrick Quirke had secret audio recordings of him being "intimate" with Mary Lowry and that his computer was used to look up articles on notorious Irish murderers including Joe O'Reilly.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
The prosecution case against farmer Patrick Quirke, who denies murdering his love rival Bobby 'Mr Moonlight' Ryan, is "forensically barren" but calls on the support of the jury's common sense, lawyers for the State have said.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
Mary Lowry's son has described murder accused Pat Quirke as "in control most of the time, grumpy some of the time" and said he went around his mother's farm "as if he kind of owned the place".
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
As he takes the call in the office of his Toyota dealership in Clonmel, John Kennedy looks at the framed photograph of Clonoulty-Rossmore’s 1997 senior county-winning team. The win, over Mullinahone, doubled the two-time All-Ireland SHC winner’s county senior medal haul, following the 1989 success against Holycross-Ballycahill.
Sat, 20 Oct, 2018
Daniel Brennan, all 6ft3in and 20 stone of him, sits in a small chair in the courtyard of the vineyard where the French U20 team are staying outside Narbonne, and tries to rattle off his phone number before realising he can’t do it in English.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2018
It has become one of the iconic camogie photographs, up there with Angela Downey racing through to score a goal for victors Kilkenny in the 1989 All-Ireland final, despite having her skirt pulled off by Cork’s Liz O’Neill, or Lismore’s Gráinne Kenneally diving full-length football-style, sans hurley, in a bid to block a clearance by Ballyhale defender Jacqui Frisby in the drawn All-Ireland intermediate club final 25 years later.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
Liverpool great Kenny Dalglish thought he was being sacked for a second time when he was called into manager Jurgen Klopp’s office for a conference call with owner John Henry – only to discover he was being immortalised at Anfield.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2017
“Let’s open a cracker . ‘Twas Christmas in Manchester, and the excited youngsters were hoping for something special from that tubby old man in red white and black - the one the adults no longer believe in.
Tue, 27 Dec, 2016
I have to say that, all those centuries past, it was very far-seeing and considerate of his ancestors to arrange for the new England manager to come among us in 2016 with a ‘gate’ already appended to his surname, thus sparing journalists the effort of having to add the same four letters if – when? - his reign goes, as it were, south.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
In a new book, former reporter at The Boston Globe, explores Bobby Kennedy's political and personal transformation and asks what lessons it provides for an equally divided modern day America. In this exclusive excerpt, Tye suggests Bobby's metamorphosis mirrored that which the US was undergoing as it moved from the 1950s self-satisfied era of Eisenhower to the tumultuous 1960s.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016