Military metaphors are commonly used when we talk about cancer but, according to new research, describing the disease as a battlefield is far from helpful and can have a negative effect, writes.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2019
Seventy-three years ago, Jimmy O’Donoghue hurled for Limerick against Kilkenny in Croke Park. One of two remaining survivors from that champion NHL panel, he reflects on this evening’s All-Ireland semi-final between the two counties and on his journey as a hurler and a civil servant which saw him play the game in four counties
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
Robin Dawson might be the world No 98 and a recent star performer in the Bonallack Trophy but he admits he’d love to add an amateur “major” to his trophy cabinet should he eventually make the move into the professional ranks.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
A devout Christian thrown off a Sheffield University social work course after being accused of posting "derogatory" comments about lesbians, gay men and bisexuals on a Facebook page is waiting to hear whether he has won a British High Court fight.
Wed, 04 Oct, 2017
The Rehab Group is seeking an indemnity from its former chief executive, Angela Kerins, in defamation proceedings brought against the charity over denials of developer John Kelly’s claims that he gave Ms Kerins use of a helicopter, a private jet, and hospitality worth €100,000 with a view to securing rights to buy Rehab’s property at Roslyn Park, Dublin 4.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
As one of those mentioned in Victoria White’s original article on this issue (‘Prime Time’ and RTÉ are in denial of the truth about climate change, April 3), and in the light of Donogh Diamond’s defence of the programme in question (Existence of climate change never at issue, April 7), I would appreciate an opportunity to comment briefly.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2014