A great man for the one-liners is our Micheál. As we prepared to quiz him about their TV encounter and Leo Varadkar’s car crash response to that illegal drug question (some cannabis in college but that was a long time ago) the Fianna Fáil leader was unexpectedly wreathed in smoke from a nearby ventilation system.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2020
Children as young as six from visiting Traveller families are allowed to “run riot” through the streets of Rathkeale during the Christmas/New Year holiday period, a meeting of the town’s joint policing committee heard.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
Cork county councillors are lobbying counterparts in other counties to try and scupper a motorway motion coming before a Southern Regional Assembly (SRA) meeting which they believe will position Limerick as the country's second city.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
From pig farming to Reiki master seems like a bit of a stretch, but that’s the direction Caroline Rigney is taking. For the last 21 years she’s been as happy as a pig in chemical-free manure, producing the best possible food to sustain a lifestyle she and her husband chose to rear their two daughters, Rebecca, 29 and Rachel, 27.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2019
Two súgán chairs, a súgán egg basket, and other straw-made items are on their way to the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall after a visit to Muckross traditional farms in Killarney last week.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
A University of Limerick (UL) researcher has been given €1.5m for pioneering work on generating clean energy through photosynthesis — the only Irish scientist granted by the European Research Council (ERC) in the physical science field this year.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
Executive staff of Cork County Council, backed by elected members, have warned the Government any attempt to re-route a proposed motorway link between Cork and Limerick through Tipperary would be a disaster for the economies of North Cork, Kerry, and West Limerick.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
A 58-year-old Co Limerick man, charged in connection with the seizure of an estimated €160,000 worth of cannabis plants, told gardaí after his arrest: “I wasn’t growing them; they’re not my property”, a court heard.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
One in five people in Kerry are economically dependent on tourism, according to the most in-depth examination of the €420m-a-year industry in the county, carried out on behalf of the umbrella body, Destination Kerry Tourism Forum. The research also found that the number of overseas visitors to the county exceeded one million for the first time in 2015,
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016