Britain’s Prince Harry remarked on the “incredible life” of a Co Cork-born RAF doctor as he opened a medical centre in England dedicated to his memory.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
Prince Harry is to name a new RAF medical centre in honour of a Cork doctor who was evacuated from Dunkirk and survived the atomic bomb drop on Nagasaki.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
Truth is really stranger than fiction in the life of Dr Aidan MacCarthy and Bob Jackson’s account, while scrupulous on detail, doesn’t get bogged down with it, writes Eoghan O’Sullivan.
Sat, 22 Oct, 2016
Mon, 03 Oct, 2016
Author Bob Jackson tells Eoghan O’Sullivan how he was blown away by the amazing survival story of West Cork doctor Aidan MacCarthy in the Second World War
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
MUSIC NEWS: Didn’t make it to one of the 22 London shows? At least Kate Bush is releasing the resultant live album on November 22.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2016
Mon, 15 Aug, 2016
THERE’S a charming quality to the opening scenes of Fantastic Four (12A), as child inventor Reed Richards (Miles Teller) bonds with bullied kid Ben Grimm (Jamie Bell) as they attempt to build a machine capable of teleportation.
Sat, 08 Aug, 2015
It’s a needle-in-a-haystack documentary — with a twist — about a Corkman who survived the Nagasaki nuclear blast and ended up with a Samurai sword given to him by a Japanese officer.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
TELEVISION was central in the American home after President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, a national trauma that unfolded in real time and was suited to the emerging medium.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2013
Comedian Graham Norton is to present an award at the Institute of Technology Tralee tomorrow to the duo whose Kerry-style parody of a scene from Pulp Fiction became a YouTube sensation.
Wed, 18 Sep, 2013
A family’s quest to solve a Second World War mystery of why a Japanese officer presented a samurai word to an Irish doctor after a nuclear bomb was dropped on Nagasaki could be solved in the next few days.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2013
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