Thu, 23 Mar, 2017
Rolling over for the public sector unions will do nothing for the economy, except hurt it. As part of the agreement reached at the peak of the economic downturn, the Government is now restoring pay that was cut from the wage packets of public sector employees.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2016
St. Francis College, Rochestown remain on course for an unprecedented ‘Quadruple’ following an exciting one point victory over favourites, St. Brendan’s, Killarney in this Corn Uí Mhuirí (Munster Colleges Senior ‘A’ football) semi-final at Mallow today.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015
THE Dáil this week has a pre-budget debate. Eamon Gilmore and Enda Kenny need to watch out for the offside rule. In soccer, no forward can be in front of the last defender other than the goalie, while ahead of the ball. The best defences move up the pitch and suddenly players are ruled offside. The Government’s political defenders are perceptibly shifting ground.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2009
YESTERDAY, as we marched and cheered each other to celebrate being Irish, to salute — even subliminally — our evolving nationalism and the independence we have not yet enjoyed for a century, even the weather seemed to want to join the celebrations.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2009