An inquest into the death of a former Bord na Mona employee, who died from an asbestos-related cancer, heard claims today the deceased was exposed to asbestos while working at one of the company’s briquette factories over 50 years ago.
Tue, 07 May, 2019
The Menu and his progeny have been burning the midnight oil in a flurry of green-tinged preparations for Lá Féile Pádraig and while the dye may have already run from his emerald-green undershorts, his smorgasbord of fine Irish foodstuffs to serve on the day should prove infinitely more rewarding.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2018
Dublin’s TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football winner Noelle Healy received the Croke Park Hotel Player of the Month award for September yesterday. And she hopes to add to her awards collection at tonight’s TG4 All Stars ceremony, writes
Sat, 25 Nov, 2017
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
While Freddie Mercury was unlikely to have been referring to cooing infants when he belted out ‘Radio Ga Ga’, the term is certainly fitting for Ireland’s only on-air expectant couple.
Mon, 04 Jul, 2016
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
TWO weeks ago 62-year-old Co Wicklow grandfather David Lowen took out the Beatles’ debut album, Please Please Me, placed it on his turntable and listened to the sweet crackly sound of vinyl, revolving beneath an immaculately kept stylus.
Sun, 28 Sep, 2014