An alleged IRA bomber given a so-called “comfort letter” by the Tony Blair Government, must wait to hear the outcome of an appeal against his proposed extradition north for the 1972 Enniskillen bombing.
Olympic gold medallist Tessa Sanderson is one of five stars taking an on-screen holiday together in Celebrity 5 Go Barging. She tellsabout the highs and lows of boating in France with presenter Penny Smith, actor Tom Conti, gardener Diarmuid Gavin, and singer Tony Christie.
Youngsters from the Cork Music Generation joining the New York Brass Band to play Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ on the open-air stage in Emmet Place encapsulated an unofficial theme for this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz festival: The international musical connections the festival has built up over its 40-year history.
A LONG-established, family-run pub between two of Cork city’s suburban sporting heartlands, rugby at Musgrave Park and soccer at Turner’s Cross stadium, has another claim to fame – it is the closest licensed premises to the grave of Fr Theobald Mathew, the Apostle of Temperance.