Wed, 27 May, 2020
Hurling took a step closer to Intangible Cultural Heritage recognition from UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) last night as a GAA delegation made a presentation to members of the body in Paris.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
A growing herd of wild goats roaming free in residential and business areas on the western outskirts of Ennis "are procreating like there is no tomorrow" and castrating the male goats in the herd should be considered.
Tue, 08 May, 2018
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017
The so-called terrible beauty that WB Yeats said was born in 1916 was nothing of the sort. What materialised, in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising, was a Catholic state and the transfer of dominion from an imperial power to an ecclesiastical one, an outcome that Wolfe Tone and the United Irishmen of 1798 would have abhorred.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
The excitement was reaching fever pitch yesterday ahead of the St Patrick’s Day parade in Ennis, Co Clare, as a group of ‘new Irish’ Nigerians raised their voices to sing ‘Ireland’s Call’.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is obviously a decent prelate in the right place and at the right time. Unlike his predecessors, however, who alienated the people with their heavy handed authorianism and hypocrisy, Archbishop Martin comes across as one who wishes to serve rather than its opposite.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2016
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Wed, 27 Jan, 2016
Field of Dreams was on TV last week. Too difficult to believe, too impossible to love, it had us thinking not about Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Casement Park or a new Leinster venue close to the M50 – “build it and they will come” – but just how precious hurling is to a lot of us as baseball is to people here in America.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2015
Local man Pat Daly speaking about the young man who is in a critical condition and was airlifted from the local GAA pitch in Youghal, Co Cork, after a work place accident at the Youghal Commercial Park Marlhill Court.
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015