A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
A mouth-watering West Cork derby awaits in the semi-final of the Cork SFC after Castlehaven dethroned Ballincollig in one of three quarter-finals played this weekend.
Sun, 13 Sep, 2015
I am writing this week’s column outside in the garden such is the weather at the moment. It is not just the Irish that are obsessed with the weather, however — talk to any grape grower or winemaker.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
David Murphy has his Munster senior championship campaign back on track after a last-shot win over John Creedon at Kealkill.
Wed, 16 Apr, 2014
David Murphy and Christy Mullins were the big winners at the Murphy Fund benefit weekend at Shannonvale.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
The antique market is hotting up at the moment with a two-day National Antiques Fair getting underway at Moran’s Silver Springs Hotel in Cork today, as well as today’s auctions of history at Whyte’s, Dublin, antiques and collectibles at O’Donovan’s, Newcastle West, Co Limerick, followed tomorrow by a country house sale by de Vere’s in Rathmichael, Co Dublin, a Sunday Interiors auction at James Adam’s and an auction at the Garryvoe Hotel and sales this week in Bray, Bandon and Sixmilebridge, the autumn season is rapidly getting into top gear.
Sun, 15 Sep, 2013
The Government should reintroduce its ban on below-cost selling to offset the “destructive impact” of food retailers on farm incomes, said IFA presidential candidate Jer Bergin.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2013
AFTER an admittedly disastrous spring the Irish summer has been quite respectable so far with reasonably warm days and nights and just occasional bouts of rain.
Sun, 30 Jun, 2013
IRISH wine consumers like familiarity and consistency in their wines and it is largely for this reason that over 50% of the wine we drink is from Australia or Chile and almost all of that is from grapes such as Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc.
Sun, 02 Jun, 2013
IN RECENT weeks I have featured a lot of supermarket wines because that’s often where the bargains are to be found. However this is not always the case as I found out when I walked around two of the larger O’Donovan outlets in Cork with Gary O’Donovan.
Sun, 14 Apr, 2013
Residents flooded for the second time in seven months have threatened to take their case to Europe in a bid to force the Government to act on flood prevention plans.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2013
London buyers may be calling for Irish homes. Tommy Barker hears life stories from those attending an Irish property fair in London
Sat, 23 Feb, 2013
This Cork writer is saving over €5,000 every year and is now passing on his secrets, says Colette Sheridan
Wed, 02 Jan, 2013
Vincent Kiely beat John Cahalane in the last shot in the opening round of the Jerry Desmond Cup at Sam’s Cross on Saturday.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2012
HERE’S an event that sounds like a lot of fun.
Sun, 14 Oct, 2012
Denis Lehane learns from a beekeeper that the wet washes away nectar and prevents bees flying
Thu, 04 Oct, 2012
Residents and business- owners in flood-risk areas should be given protective barriers to prevent a repeat of the damage done to their homes from this week’s deluge — a Cork City councillor has claimed.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2012
Martin Coppinger produced a massive last shot at Ballygurteen on Sunday to beat Aidan Murphy in the last shot of a closely contested Munster senior semi-final.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2012
ONE of the many wine myths that can mislead the unwary concerns age.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2012
Late last year multinational drinks giant Diageo sold Gilbey’s, its Irish wine distribution division, to Tipperary-based drinks distributor, Gleeson.
Sat, 14 Apr, 2012
TODAY I’m recommending some white wines I encountered at O’Donovan’s recent tasting.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2011
BARRISTERS in Co Clare are to be called to a bar with a difference after a pub became the new court venue for the east of the county.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2011
THE Cork Wine Fair hosted by O’Donovans off-licences last week provided some new discoveries and interesting new themes for the attentive wine fan.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2011
MICK HURLEY maintained his good form with a comfortable win over Martin Daly at Pouladuff.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2011
WINE fans will be sniffing and sipping their way through fine vintages at events in Cork and Co Dublin tonight.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2011
LATER this month I’ll be looking at wines to accompany Christmas dinner, in the Weekend Christmas food special on November 26.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2011
Sat, 28 May, 2011
WINE fans may seem to have an odd attitude to sweetness, dismissing some popular wines as being far too sugary, while exulting at many of the far sweeter ‘dessert’ wines.
Sat, 14 May, 2011
KILLIMOR emerged from a real dogfight at Duggan Park to book their place in the All-Ireland senior club camogie final at the expense of Oulart-The Ballagh.
Mon, 07 Feb, 2011
* CORKSCREW Winter Wine Fair takes place tomorrow from 1pm to 6pm at the Westbury Hotel just around the corner from the shop on Chatham Street, Dublin 2. Tickets €25, from 01 674 5731 or www.thecorkscrew.ie.
Sat, 13 Nov, 2010
CORK’s Munster SFC semi-final replay with Kerry will come too soon for injured veterans Anthony Lynch and Nicholas Murphy.
Tue, 08 Jun, 2010
CLAY COTTAGE in west Limerick offers nicely renovated accommodation, two acres of paddock and something no traditional thatched cottage was built with, stables.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2009
THE Labour Party last night said it was surprised that the Garda Commissioner concluded that that a senior officer who attended a fundraising function for Taoiseach Bertie Ahern’s St Luke’s operation wasn’t identifying himself publicly with Fianna Fáil.
Sat, 15 Dec, 2007
FORMER Fianna Fáil chief fundraiser Des Richardson told the Mahon Tribunal yesterday he discovered only this year Bertie Ahern had taken out a bank loan 14 years ago to meet legal bills arising from his marriage separation, rather than use £22,500 raised in a whiparound.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2007
THERE are calls for mandatory heart screening of all schoolchildren after four young boys died playing sports in one week.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2007