Sun, 10 May, 2020
A diver rescued by a Naval Service ship after getting into difficulties at the site of the Lusitania wreck was later airlifted to hospital, reportedly suffering from decompression sickness, otherwise known as 'the bends'.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
THE arrival of Monkstown’s oft-coveted Castle House for sale on a weekend when Cork celebrates all things ocean and harbour related is an irony that would not have been lost on this home’s long-time owner, the late, great and erudite Cork gentleman Charlie Hennessy.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
Youth, as George Bernard Shaw so accurately asserted, is wasted on the young. For car manufacturers, however, supplying the youth of today with fantastic things whereby they can flaunt their well-being and, let’s face it, their youth, is something which presents a variety of problems.
Sat, 02 Jan, 2016
“All professions are a conspiracy against the laity” — George Bernard Shaw’s observation retains a frightening degree of validity, albeit at the rhetorical end of the social commentary ‘meter’.
Sat, 18 Apr, 2015
submitted a request to attend a forum today aimed at reviewing new building regulations but was declined. He explains that others from the meeting include consumer representatives and independent voices within the building industry. In addition, the ‘independent
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
Frank O’Connor, who lends his name to the world’s richest prize for a short story collection at this week’s Cork International Short Story Festival, was an eloquent critic of the censorship that blighted independent Ireland’s cultural landscape.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014