Person: John O’Connell
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Built on a foundation of friendship and innovation, West Cork Distillers was established in 2003 by three lifelong friends, Denis McCarthy, Ger McCarthy and John O’Connell in the heart of West Cork at Union Hall.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
Four people who assisted the recovery of a man who was without a pulse for a half-hour after a cardiac incident were honoured at a community awards ceremony in West Cork at the weekend.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
The man accused of raping a young woman on a laneway in Cork City told investigating gardaí: “I did not take advantage of her, she took advantage of me.”
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
The man who was arrested almost three weeks into a rape investigation for questioning made a reference to the laneway at the centre of the case as he was being driven past it in a patrol car, the arresting officer said.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
A lawyer representing the young man accused of raping a young woman in a laneway in Cork city said today that CCTV shows a man and woman walking arm in arm as they entered the laneway.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019
The jury in the trial of a man accused of raping a young woman in a laneway in Cork city viewed CCTV of a man and woman walking into the lane together and going in behind a parked van.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
The majority of families who had babies damaged by Thalodimide have never been recognised, writes
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018
Those children are grown now, filled with good memories of the solid family that adopted them, writes .
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018
Though the last prosecution in Ireland for a suicide attempt was in 1967, the jury is still out on the topic of assisted dying.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018
A Chinese national who studied hospitality and is known to his friends in Ireland as Finbarr pleaded guilty yesterday to charges related to running a brothel in Cork in August 2016.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
Tue, 30 May, 2017
Nostalgia ruled at The Everyman theatre last night as it celebrated its 120th birthday and those attending the commemoration recalled the giant names in entertainment who trod the boards there, including Charlie Chaplin and George Formby.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2017
As the Everyman in Cork marks 120 years,looks back at some of the milestones in its eventful history as a venue at the heart of the city’s cultural life
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
Sat, 04 Mar, 2017
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
The Building and Allied Trades Union (BATU) breached the constitutional right to work of a Limerick blocklayer because it would not permit him to join, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Fri, 18 Nov, 2016
Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
Three men appeared yesterday at Kilmallock District Court charged in relation to armed raids and the false imprisonment of residents at three homes in Co Limerick almost four years ago.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2016
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
Sad news to report as in case you didn’t hear the legendary Cork-based wine importer Joe Karwig died suddenly on October 26.
Sat, 14 Nov, 2015
Tue, 13 Oct, 2015
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
A community council has restored a once-derelict cottage which was the birthplace of the first patron of the GAA, Archbishop Thomas William Croke, and plans to turn it into a museum.
Fri, 04 Sep, 2015
A little different from the average five-bed trade up, this property at Murroe in east Limerick has a few design features which make it stand out from the crowd.
Sat, 08 Aug, 2015
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015
On June 4, 1919, HM Submarine L55 sank in the Baltic Sea. L55 had been targeting two Bolshevik warships. It is unclear whether the submarine was sunk by Bolshevik gunfire or from straying into a British-laid minefield.
Mon, 11 May, 2015
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Cork Church of Ireland remain on course to defend their Peard Cup crown, but only after another stern examination from traditional rivals Cork Harlequins.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014
Done as a labour of love, this stone-faced house close to Cork City and Blarney was once a compact two-up, two-down cottage - but no more.
Sat, 01 Nov, 2014
And… Breathe. The neutrals may welcome another shot at an All-Ireland hurling final after that stunning draw but can the locals in Kilkenny and Tipperary bear it? Will their hearts be able for that sort of tension again?
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
There may be insufficient evidence to convict Gerry Adams of involvement in the abduction, torture, murder and disappearance of mother of ten children Jean McConville, but surely the leader of the Republican Movement knows who ordered and carried out the crime, even if the IRA denied it for almost 30 years.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
A potential buyer has emerged for a failed waste firm at the centre of a sit-in protest which has closed with losses of some €2m and 25 jobs.
Fri, 18 Apr, 2014
I read with interest John O’Connell’s letter (Jan 27) on an apology for slavery.
Sat, 01 Feb, 2014
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014
After watching the films Mandela, The Long Walk to Freedom and 12 Years a Slave, I’m glad that I’m an Irish Catholic. Our community has never had a secular empire.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2014
Two gangs were out for blood on bonfire night in Cork and some armed themselves with knives, sticks, meat cleavers, knuckledusters, and bottles.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2014
Jimmy Deenihan had developed a grá for the Artane Boys Band long before he set eyes on the red and blue uniform.
Tue, 31 Dec, 2013
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
Fianna Fáil’s internal debate about the wisdom of having collections outside chapel gates highlights the thorny, but fundamental, position regarding party funding.
Wed, 01 May, 2013
Waterford Crystal workers and the State could return to the High Court in the coming months to thrash out future pension payments to 1,700 former employees following a European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling yesterday.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013
Former government minister and ceann comhairle John O’Connell has been remembered as “a great humanitarian who did great good in his world”.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2013