The unique Christian message to the power of the GAA that was the John 3:7 sign made famous for over 30 years at stadiums around Ireland had its final day out in Limerick yesterday as Frank Hogan, who married his deep faith with a passion for Gaelic Games, was laid to rest in Mount Saint Lawrence Cemetery.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2020
Fine Gael European election candidate Maria Walsh has joked that her Polly Pocket and Tamagotchi toys from the 1990s are "doing quite fine" after being heavily criticised for a nostalgia "90s kid" online video in the final hours of the European elections race.
Sun, 26 May, 2019
BILLY “One Seat” Kelleher: that rather disparaging description of the long-standing TD and favourite MEP candidate, by his party colleague Malcolm Byrne over a perceived breach of an agreed boundary has generated much hilarity this week.
Sat, 11 May, 2019
Whatever about the decision to play the Rose of Tralee shortly after the final whistle, there could be no arguing with the rendition of Simply the Best that greeted winning captain Johnny Buckley as he ambled towards the presentation area.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
The man who sparked national headlines by storming the stage of Monday's Rose of Tralee broadcast on RTE says he did so to highlight the inequality and lack of rights facing fathers and fathers-to-be and to break the wall of silence surrounding an issue he believes should be a national scandal.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
It was an eventful evening in the Dome but it was the forthright views of the Sydney Rose and a protest by a man dressed as a priest that generated the most buzz during the opening night of the Rose of Tralee.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016