Fri, 29 May, 2020
One of the other big deaths this week was Clive James, and while we haven’t been able to find any Leeside branches in his family tree, some might remember his visit to the Everyman in 2006 as part of a tour around his memoir, North Face of Soho.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
"I thought it would be a good thing to follow John Redmond’s words. I thought for my mother’s sake, her gentle soul, for the sake of my own children, I might go out and fight for to save Europe so that we might have the Home Rule in Ireland in the upshot. I came out to fight for a country that doesn’t exist, and now, Willie, mark my words, it never will.”
Sun, 02 Sep, 2018
Clubs, societies, and community groups throughout West Cork are being urged to throw their support behind a massive fundraising drive to pay for €72,000 worth of life-saving medical kits for the voluntary West Cork Rapid Response service.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
A mother of five found dead in a hotel room in Galway earlier this week was the “very essence of life” and a much-loved parent, grandmother, and childminder, says the priest in her parish of Donoughmore, Co Cork.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
, 81, was born in Birr, Co Offaly, and worked for Guinness for three years before becoming a fulltime actor and presenter in 1963. He’s currently touring in the The Quiet Land by Malachy McKenna, which will run at Cork Arts Theatre from Tuesday, April 11 to Thursday 13.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
The grandmother of Golden Globe winning actor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, was remembered at her requiem Mass over the weekend as a special lady who was so loved that 24 people crowded around her bed as she took her last breath in hospital.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017
When we think of great inventions we assume it takes years of trial and error, hours of experimentations, tweaks and retests. And for the most part we would be right. After all it took Thomas Edison over 10,000 attempts to finally nail the light bulb.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2016
There was a nice moment about an hour before kick-off at Sixways Stadium on Saturday when Donncha O’Callaghan and Geordan Murphy found themselves in the same part of the pitch as the sides limbered up for this Premiership clash.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2015