Mark Hassett (22), from Baltimore, is competing with Oisín O’Driscoll in the 49er class at the World Sailing Championships in Arhus, Denmark (July 30-August 10). He is studying maths in UCC and his all-Cork skiff crew narrowly missed a silver fleet finish at the recent European Championships.
A hero, a magnetic presence, even a boy wizard – Barry Davis Ryan was many things, and yesterday he was the central figure in the celebration of a young life cut short and the story of those who helped to bring him home.
The mother of a student who has been missing since he was swept into the sea at Baltimore, Co Cork, last week has made an emotional appeal for more divers to help find her son; Search and recovery teams looking for missing Barry Davis Ryan hope that an improvement in weather conditions this week will lead to a breakthrough in their efforts.
Jubilant Greeks celebrated their democracy last night as they voted overwhelmingly against austerity; Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis announced his resignation today after the No vote; An appeal has been issued for experienced divers to join searches for the last victim of last week’s wave tragedy off West Cork.
The family of Clodagh Cogley has thanked people for their support as she recovers from horrendous injuries; Chinese puzzled over plan to move 5.5m Hong Kong residents to Derry; The chairman of the Revenue Commission has revealed that it uses Google Maps to help establish the value of houses.
The search for missing student Barry Davis Ryan will continue this morning; Irish Water contractors are not installing meters in the homes of protestors after striking secret deals; The tide is turning at Cork Airport after CityJet announced a high-frequency service to London City Airport.
The search for Barry Davis Ryan in Baltimore continues, the former Finance Minister has resisted saying whether a property bubble existed, a Greek referendum on the recent proposals from the country’s creditors will go ahead despite talks and 10 things you need to know about AC/DC ahead of tonight’s gig in Dublin.
The search for Barry Davis Ryan in Baltimore continues, a breakthrough may be on the cards in the crisis over Greece’s future in the Eurozone, Sinn Féin is vowing to fight water charge legislation tooth and nail and 10 things you need to know about AC/DC ahead of tonight’s gig in Dublin.