As a young garda on his first assignment stationed in Cabinteely in south Dublin, Tony Golden had all the attractions of big city night life and entertainment on his doorstep, but nothing could beat for him the thrill of the hurling pitch in his native Ballina.
Fri, 16 Oct, 2015
TAMING is the operative word in The Taming of the Shrew, a play about the arranged marriage of Petruchio and Katherine. The original is set in Padua, a powerful city-state in Renaissance Italy. Petruchio lays it out baldly to his betrothed: “For I am born to tame you, Kate, and bring you from a wild Kate to a Kate conformable as other household Kates.”
Mon, 05 Aug, 2013
If the Duffy family are forced to sell their home to pay €500,000 in legal costs after losing a case against the National Maternity Hospital, it could cost the State €2m to care for their severely disabled son, Mark, for the rest of his life.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2012