Mona Lynch has been a close friend of Mary McDonnell’s for nearly half a century. Currently studying an MA in creative writing at the age of 76, she writes about the life Mary has had, and what the future might hold for her and her daughter, Sinead.
Tue, 02 May, 2017
There won’t be another year like 2015 for Valerie Mulcahy. A 10th All-Ireland with Cork, an active role in historic legislation on marriage equality, her own nuptials and a tearful end of an outrageously successful union with Eamon Ryan. Beat that, 2016.
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
A lament to Thomas Kent, the displaying of an anchor from gun-running ship SS Aud, and re-enactments of marching Volunteers are among more than 300 events and projects being planned in Cork for next year’s 1916 centenary commemorations.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
Some eagle-eyed readers will recall no doubt recall The Menu’s debut column kicking off with an appeal for old china crockery to stock The Tearooms at the heart of the restoration of Fort Camden, in Crosshaven, ‘star’ of Diarmuid Gavin’s RTÉ series Dirty Old Towns.
Sun, 12 Aug, 2012