It was my Granny Murphy’s birthday recently. She probably wouldn’t be too pleased with me if I revealed her exact age in De Paper but let’s just say that it was a considerable milestone, one that many of us would be delighted to reach, writes
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
John Coffey is hurling’s oldest living holder of an All-Ireland medal, having turned 99 in January. He played corner forward for Tipperary in the 1945 final win over Kilkenny, scoring the opening goal, writes .
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
Gardaí have been given the green light to bring serious charges against three politicians, including Paul Murphy TD, in connection with the water charges protest involving Tánaiste Joan Burton last November.
Thu, 13 Aug, 2015
Irish Water and billionaire Denis O’Brien are locked in an escalating legal row over who should pay for a series of unexpected water metering costs linked to protesters’ interference with the equipment, which could end up costing the taxpayer €5m.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2015
Gardaí are expected to make up to 40 further arrests following the detention of three politicians and one activist over the suspected false imprisonment of Tánaiste Joan Burton and her adviser at a water charges protest three months ago.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2015