I just love to take short breaks in Ireland. This time it was west Clare. There’s much to be excited about.
A decision on the modifications proposed to part of the Brewery Quarter events centre complex in Cork’s inner city is due within weeks.
The Menu gets greatly exercised about food security — ready access to delicious and nutritious food is a fundamental right.
A middle-aged father misinterpreted a man’s purpose in asking his daughter for a cigarette and reacted by striking him in the side of the face with a pint glass.
Shaun Connolly’s article (Jul 7) on Enda Kenny is essentially a reprise of his scathingly contemptuous remarks regarding An Taoiseach, delivered on RTE radio on Friday morning.
SHEER city and suburban convenience comes with 9, Wallaces Avenue, a terraced four-bed with a trump card up its sleeve — or rather in its back yard.
Frozen Britain will endure another Arctic blast of snow and ice today as sub-zero temperatures bring more chaos to public transport, motorways and commuters.
TWO men were remanded in custody last night after being charged in connection with two weekend burglaries in which one man was tied up and another attacked.
WITH deals done in recent weeks in the near vicinity, estate agent Michael O’Donovan of Sherry FitzGerald knows that there’s demand for the St Luke’s Cross/Gardiner’s Hill Montenotte area of Cork city.
I NOTE the new set of traffic lights on Merrion Road in Dublin to facilitate a right turn into the gigantic new Elm Park development.
HEALTH Minister Mary Harney risks setting a new low in political hypocrisy in Ireland.
INISTIOGE is picture-perfect. In fact the Kilkenny village has been in a few including the movie, Circle of Friends.
I RECENTLY spent a few days in Mayo, driving around the Newport/Westport area.
IF the nationalist community in the North, and we in the south, needed a confidence-building measure from the DUP then surely Ian Paisley’s visit last week was it in spades.
THE proposal to enshrine the rights of the child in the constitution will require considerable debate.
I REFER to your editorial (Irish Examiner, February 21) in which you question my motives for speaking out against the proposal to saddle an independent Cork airport with a debt of €100 million.
UNTIL recent years, first-time house buyers (FTBs) were predominantly young couples forming families and trying to buy a home rather than making a property investment.
ALL the year-end reviews of politics in 2006 included Justice Minister Michael McDowell’s extraordinary ‘Dr Goebbels’ outburst, which was quite ironic coming from the most prolific propagandist seen for many decades in Irish politics.
IT’S reported that construction of a new state-of-the-art Dáil chamber is to be considered as part of a major review of the Leinster House complex.
WHEN the history of the third millennium is finally recorded, will the Irish Republic be accorded its proper due as a leader of that political movement which converted societies into economies?
THE conclusions of the independent salmon group on drift nets are welcome (Irish Examiner, October 25). The Government’s response will reveal much about the relationship between scientific advice and political decision-making.
WHAT has happened to political integrity in the Progressive Democrats since Des O’Malley took a back seat in the organisation?
RECENT reports of drunk and disorderly behaviour on the ‘Paris-style’ Liffey boardwalk will hardly come as a surprise to anyone who frequents Dublin city centre, especially in the evening.
TO paraphrase Denis Healey, the former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Bertie Ahern seems to have found his backbenchers’ revolt to be equivalent to being savaged by a flock of dead sheep.
IF necessary, in the national interest, Michael McDowell will leave the PDs and form his own party, which will be known as Mé Féin.
SIPTU president Jack O’Connor claims that the Government’s badly botched decentralisation scheme has now put at risk his union’s willingness to conclude a new social partnership agreement. However, the damage is probably much worse than this.
FRIENDS of a Lithuanian man who fell down stairs during a heavy-drinking session and died days later did not realise the full extent of his injuries, an inquest heard yesterday.
DEPUTY Jim McDaid has done us all a favour, perhaps inadvertently. His announcement that he has returned to a full-time medical career and will not be standing for re-election next year seems to have taken everyone by surprise.
ON RTÉ radio recently, Justice Minister Michael McDowell admitted he’d had his arm twisted by PD deputy Mae Sexton to decentralise the Prison Service HQ to her constituency.
DESPITE all the talk about the possible amalgamation of the three teacher unions, my old maths teacher could tell you that ASTI INTO TUI won’t go.
A LARGE, south-facing back garden and a location close to schools and shops in Bishopstown, make this four-bedroom property at 9, Bishopscourt Lawn, a dead cert for trader-uppers.
REPRESENTATIVES of the Irish Medical Organisation have referred to the proposed new medical card as “yellow-pack.”
A KEEN sports fan, friends of murdered hackneyman Liam Moloney were surprised when he failed to show up for the Ireland rugby match on Saturday.
NOW that the roads and countryside are being used for waste disposal purposes, is there any need to develop the Bottlehill landfill site near Cork city?
Great for jogging, walking, the Lough in Cork city is also just a few minutes drive from town.
A HOUSE up for sale has a DIY store almost on its doorstep, but the proximity is of absolutely no use to any new owners — there’s nothing left to do or spend on the property.
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