Neighbouring clubs Fr O'Neill's and Russell Rovers arrive to play All-Ireland finals in Croke Park on Saturday at the end of an idyllic period for this East Cork region. There is none of the rancour between these clubs so often associated with proximity.explores why so many houses have been flying two flags.
Fri, 17 Jan, 2020
Earlier this year, clubs agreed that the teams who reached this year’s senior hurling and football championship quarter-finals (excluding divisions) would be guaranteed premier senior status for 2020
Wed, 02 Oct, 2019
Residents living near a spectacular 1,000-year-old round tower said to be one of the finest of its kind in the country — but closed to the public for the past 30 years —are to launch a campaign to raise money to refurbish it and reopen it.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
IT’S nearly 30 years since Albert Reynolds’s government fell over a controversy around the paedophile, the Norbertine Brendan Smyth. The intervening decades have been marked by one scandal after another, one excoriating report on child abuse after another.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
Cork County Board favours the possible introduction of “a second competition” for weaker counties in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship after their participation at provincial level has come to an end.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2015
His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State at the Holy See declared that the outcome of the marriage referendum is ‘a defeat for humanity’ — after the votes were cast, as if he were administering a balming poultice.
Thu, 28 May, 2015
A ‘Ferns-style’ commission of inquiry should be set up to investigate the extent of the Sinn Féin abuse allegations, after it was claimed the party is aware of more than 100 attacks that were covered up by the provisional IRA.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2015
Criticism of the Government for failing to grasp the severity of the nation’s mental health crisis could hardly be more damning. Coming as it does from the Cloyne and former Cork hurler and mental health campaigner Conor Cusack, it could hardly be better informed.
Mon, 03 Nov, 2014
The Taoiseach has expressed "sadness" about the suffering of thousands of seriously ill and disabled people that arose out of the loss of discretionary medical cards, saying a review "got out of hand" and blamed "the computer".
Mon, 23 Jun, 2014