Kerry was my first taste of freedom. My parents left me with my aunty from the age of nine. My son is nine now, but the Irish college is gone, the shop is closed, and the once bustling church looks sad, like a forgotten song.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
A coalition of business leaders, hoteliers, publicans and restaurateurs in Cork say their focus remains on doing everything possible to ensure the delivery of the Cork event centre as it faces yet about obstacle.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2020
Perhaps as the two of them relaxed some evening in Cambridge, Seamus Heaney enlightened Derek Walcott about hurling and Croke Park and what happens when the known universe narrows into a man standing over a sideline cut with time running out on another season.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
Two visitor experience assistants are required to work within the high-profile, long-running National Library of Ireland exhibition, Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again, celebrating the life and work of the renowned poet in Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre, Westmoreland St. These are “specified purpose”. contracts due to expire in December 2021.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
In Digging, one of Seamus Heaney’s most memorable poems, he writes about watching his father “stooping in rhythm through potato drills” and concludes: “By God, the old man could handle a spade/Just like his old man.”
Thu, 07 Mar, 2019
James Finnegan's first collection of poetry is the work of a mature man with a teaching career behind him. His work has been highly commended by the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry competition, and published in Cyphers and The Irish Times, among others, writes
Sat, 29 Sep, 2018
FAMILIARITY with contemporary poetry writing in English eases one’s passage through this most enjoyable tome, and even a nodding acquaintance with Cal Lowell and his contemporaries, including Berryman and Elizabeth Bishop, or, closer to home, Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney, helps distil the purity from the precis-like quality of the analysis.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
Business tourism is a burgeoning industry, worth €11.5m to the Cork economy in 2016.hears from the Cork Convention Bureau that it can be worth infinitely more in the future
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
The Government now has to “step up to the plate” to rescue tourism from the impact of Brexit in the wake of the UK election because it is “much too important to the regional economy to be taken for granted”, according to a national industry body.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017