Cork writer and actor Jody O’Neill’s autism story certainly has an interesting twist: she only discovered she was autistic at the age of 39, when her young son was diagnosed.
Actress and playwright Jody O’Neill remembers being four years of age and copying everything her best friend did. It was a survival strategy for O’Neill, who was diagnosed with autism last year at the age of 39.
On June 26, 1977, Rory Gallagher played a legendary set in Macroom for Ireland’s first ever rock music festival, writes Roz Crowley
Roz Crowley takes a walk down memory lane and looks back at the Mountain Dew, Ireland’s first ever rock festival.
A double killer said he was left “terrified” after his brother allegedly attempted to ram his van off the road in an ongoing dispute over their father’s estate.
A double killer has broken his silence on the deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her mother, describing it as an “unfortunate incident”.
Despite a stunning performance at the Isle of Wight that’s about to be released on DVD, Rory Gallagher had a mixed time in his seminal early band, writes Ed Power
As Cork marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Rory Gallagher, Des O’Driscoll looks back on his early years on Leeside and in Derry
His Irish roots spring up regularly in John Lydon’s autobiography, fuelling his anger, but the affable ex-Sex Pistol also has fiery reserves for others, writes Ed Power
The Army Bomb Disposal Team has made safe a viable explosive device found in Dublin this afternoon.
The President has taken part in the Easter Rising commemoration in Dublin, where he was joined by the Taoiseach and the Minister for Justice.
Celebrating ten years in existence, the Cork World Book Fest (April 22-26), organised by Cork City Library and Triskel Christchurch, is one of the city’s most popular cultural events.
Love, Peace and Robbery
CORK actor Aidan O’Hare’s year is off to a good start with the return of the hit play Love, Peace and Robbery in which he stars. It opens at the Everyman this evening and runs for a week.
Theatre is thriving in Cork: SHOW is a festival of original work and continues at the Triskel Arts Centre until Sunday.
KICKBACK CITY is a Rory Gallagher album with a difference. Joining him in the band for this one is the crime fiction writer Ian Rankin, the actor Aidan Quinn and cult illustrator Timothy Truman.
Crime writer Ian Rankin has penned a novella inspired by the music of guitarist Rory Gallagher.
Cork City theatre is nurturing talent by funding new plays, and by inviting the public to collaborate, says Colette Sheridan
The Everyman Theatre launched its Spring 2013 programme in Cork yesterday evening.
Liam Heylin’s comedic crime caper gets a new airing at Cork Arts Theatre this month. Colette Sheridan talks to actor Aidan O’Hare
As the guitar master is remembered in his hometown this weekend, his brother Dónal reflects on his legacy, writes Don O’Mahony
As Rory Gallagher’s ‘lost’ album is finally released, his brother Donal tells Marc O’Sullivan about guarding the guitar legend’s legacy
A SEX ABUSE complaint was lodged yesterday with the Vincentian Order about the period the notorious Fr Donal Gallagher spent as a priest in a Cork city parish.
ONE of the Garda’s top investigators is to examine whether gardaí, and other state officials, committed criminal offences in their handling of child sex abuse cases examined in the Murphy report.
Rock fans should get their hands on Cream (Classic Artists Series, €24.99), a fabulous look at one of the world’s best trios.
More than 2,000 people are expected to attend the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival which gets underway in County Donegal this weekend.
Tickets for U2’s third and final concert at Croke Park on June 27 have sold out following this morning's 9am on-sale announcement.
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