Person: George Bernard Shaw
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
discovers a stone-fronted dormer home at a scenic Kerry spot dubbed millionaires’ row.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2020
Mon, 23 Dec, 2019
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
A huge happiness and positive thinking industry, estimated to be worth US$11 billion a year, has helped to create the fantasy that happiness is a realistic goal, writes.
Fri, 19 Jul, 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
TWO lawyers, John and Paul, meet in the foyer of the Four Courts. Or maybe they are in Cork City courthouse, writes
Sat, 22 Sep, 2018
While the subject matter of Jimmy’s Hall is serious, the play is also filled with joy, celebrating the power of music and dance in helping overcome intolerance and oppression.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018
‘Humanae Vitae’ is the defended gateway that has held the ground against further ideological incursions into the ecclesial sheepfold, writes
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
It’s easy to see how magical Skellig Michael captured Hollywood’s imagination, writes .
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017
Yesterday was World Toilet Day, a battleground for everyone from the Suffragettes to the freedom riders, who have fought for access to the bathroom for people of all persuasions, races and genders.reports.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
on the curious friendship between a boxing legend and a Nobel Prize winning author.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017
WHY, OH why did The Guardian have to do it? Why did it have to resort to the type of clichéd hatchet-job it would shake its head at in a less lofty publication?
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
Censorship in Ireland, which was largely overturned 50 years ago, meant the public couldn’t easily get their eyes on work by our best writers, making it a badge of honour, says
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017
How healthy is it to use our national school system to preserve the cohesion of a faith community, asks.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
travels the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle route, and goes off the beaten track to meet some of the charities that will benefit from the event.
Sat, 03 Jun, 2017
The hustings would be ‘like playing Galatasaray,’ reckoned Kerry TD Brendan Griffin. But the two leadership candidates addressed the fiery final meeting in Cork with low-key, measured addresses, writes
Mon, 29 May, 2017
What does the future hold for Ireland?
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
EDUCATING RITA has a special place in the hearts of Irish audiences, cinema audiences at any rate.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
Sat, 04 Mar, 2017
From the Kino in Cork to Free Derry Corner,tells the stories behind the best wall art in Ireland.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2017
I’m confident enough not to be a perfectionist. I move on with things. Try and get them done.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
charts the declining popularity of golf and contrasts it to the burgeoning cycling industry and explains that such gradual shifts happen all the time
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016
A trip to the Skelligs is like dipping into a history book. It’s a pilgrimage. How apt, writes
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
The country vet, along with the priest, teacher, doctor and creamery manager, was always a pillar of rural life.
Mon, 04 Jul, 2016
Six years ago, estate agent Stephen Clarke put the restored lodge of the 17th century Monkstown Castle above Cork harbour, up for sale.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Despite literary figures’ pleas for clemency, Roger Casement was hanged for his part in the Rising after a four-day trial in London, says
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
Sat, 20 Feb, 2016
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
Tue, 15 Dec, 2015
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
In his Newcastlewest play, Kerry writer Dick Walsh is again pushing the ’post-dramatic’ boundaries, writes
Fri, 25 Sep, 2015
Make the most of the week ahead with these five things to check out.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
Now in his 80th year, Des Keogh will finish with touring once he completes his current show on George Bernard Shaw, writes
Mon, 18 May, 2015
expects strong competition among sporting collectors for a rare nine-carat gold All Ireland medal.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
“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
Susan O’Shea sets up base camp at Muckross Park Hotel and comes away as liberated as a former guest, The Liberator.
Sat, 29 Nov, 2014
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