Sat, 02 May, 2020
Tue, 28 Apr, 2020
November 3 is National Sandwich Day.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2019
The higher-level English paper two for Leaving Certificate students was deemed fair and appropriately challenging by one teacher yesterday evening.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
A portrait of the late John Montague by artist Colin Davidson will be unveiled in UCC today.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Des O’Driscoll takes a look at what’s goes on around the country.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
Mon, 12 Dec, 2016
THIS year has seen the deaths of many cultural icons both here and abroad, among them music legends David Bowie and Leonard Cohen, novelist William Trevor, actor Frank Kelly, and the irrepressible TV star Terry Wogan.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016
James Joyce, Seamus Heaney and Thomas McCarthy are among the poets assembled in a wonderful book of writings inspired by music, says Alan O’Riordan
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
From Rory Gallagher to Frank O’Connor, there’s an eclectic mix in a new anthology of Cork writings, says Colette Sheridan
Tue, 27 Sep, 2016
HUGH MAXTON’s Happen is a ‘memoir-novel’ about the coming of age in the 1950s and 1960s of Godwin Happen, an enigmatic young man with a taste for literature and politics from a Protestant family in Dublin.
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
Sat, 10 Oct, 2015
Students who focused on John Montague and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin should have been pleased to see both feature on yesterday’s Leaving Certificate higher and ordinary level English exams.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2015
The humour in Gerry Murphy’s poems was a reaction to solemnity, writes Colette Sheridan.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2015
An anthology of poets who were born in the province after 1960 is the first since the late Sean Dunne’s 1985 guide, says Colette Sheridan
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
Peter Murray wonders why, in an eclectic collection of writers’ responses to works on show at the National Gallery the majority of contributors chose pieces that allowed them avoid eye-to-eye contact with the subject.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
Irish authors have taken pieces in the National Gallery as inspiration for prose and poetry, writes Peter Murray
Thu, 23 Oct, 2014
IN 1970, fresh out of St Colman’s boarding school, I attended UCC.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2014
Sat, 21 Sep, 2013
Dublin’s “informal poet laureate” Paula Meehan has been named Ireland Professor of Poetry.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013
A Corkwoman living in London who flew home once a month to sign on for jobseekers’ allowance and then returned to the UK defrauded the State of €43,000.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2013
Sat, 22 Oct, 2011
My Flirtation with International Socialism
Sat, 04 Dec, 2010
The Penguin Book of Irish Poetry
Sat, 09 Oct, 2010
IF a picture tells a thousand words, then one of John Minihan’s photos of his west Cork home would do instead of a sales brochure, or editorial write up.
Sat, 20 Feb, 2010
DESPITE the poor forecast, the sun came out in many parts of the country on Saturday morning, almost as if it knew that Leaving Certificate students were back in the exam hall.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2009
AS students began into the drudgery of the 2007 State exams, there were no controversial questions on yesterday’s English papers.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2007
A three-storey terrace high over Cork city has an efficient design with views to the river, the docklands, the suburbs and beyond, writes Tommy Barker.
Sat, 09 Sep, 2006
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