Mon, 10 Jul, 2017
Alan Corcoran is two weeks into his attempt to swim the length of Ireland, from the Giant’s Causeway to his native Dunmore East. He is undertaking the swim in memory of his father, former FAI President, Milo Corcoran.
Sun, 28 May, 2017
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017
"I SEEM to write a lot of songs about dead people. Maybe it’s because I’m getting older,” Mary Greene smiles ruefully. She’s describing how a tribute to Kurt Cobain ended up on the latest album by Greenshine, a Mukerry-based family trio comprising Greene, husband Noel Shine, and their daughter Ellie Shine.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
They cheered when he arrived on the track; they cheered when he was introduced to the stadium; they cheered when he took his position on the blocks; they screamed as he mounted a late, late challenge for a medal; they had their hands on their heads as he crossed the line; and they cheered when he ended up agonisingly close, the dip of a head away from that coveted place on the Olympic podium.
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
The thousands of extras who auditioned this week for the next season of the hit TV series, Vikings, underlined further the vibrancy of the Irish film and television production as the industry forges ahead into one of its busiest summers.
Mon, 30 May, 2016