Thu, 18 Jun, 2020
The underlying narrative behind the decision to stage the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan is that it is an opportunity to give a huge impetus to the game in a country where it is — relatively speaking — a marginal presence.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
The High Court has ruled the State has a constitutional duty to make "reasonable efforts" to assign a bilingual judge in a District Court criminal trial as requested by a man who wants to conduct his side of the case in Irish.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
Additional car and bus parking to cater for the large numbers of visitors to Muckross House, a protected area one of the southwest’s most popular tourist attractions in the 10,000-hectare Killarney National Park has been given the go-ahead.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
A councillor accused of blacking out Queen Victoria-related street names in Cork has applied to have his case heard in Irish - this application will be heard at the High Court in Dublin next month.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
Two súgán chairs, a súgán egg basket, and other straw-made items are on their way to the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall after a visit to Muckross traditional farms in Killarney last week.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
When Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visited Ireland in May 2011 she was shown a small statue of her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria, by college historian John A Murphy and told the strange story of how, in 1934, amidst republican fervour, the beautiful limestone sculpture was buried in the garden of UCC.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
The District Court judge dealing with the case against a councillor accused of blacking out street names in Cork called after Queen Victoria told him to go to the High Court if he wanted to raise the issue of having a judge fluent in Irish for the case.
Tue, 19 Dec, 2017
The councillor accused of blacking out street names in Cork called after Britain’s Queen Victoria had his evidence translated from Irish in Cork District Court yesterday, but he said the Irish-language issue in the proceedings should be referred to the High Court, writes
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
A tourist couple were left teetering in their hired car high over one of Ireland’s most famous viewing spots this afternoon after hitting the accelerator rather than the brake while stopping to take a peek.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017
AS a student nurse in the ’80s sexism was alive and well and a lot more blatant than it is today. Despite the fact it seriously annoyed me, I often ignored it believing most men thought it a bit of fun rather than insulting.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2017