Comedians, DJs, and other performers are online bringing activities to cooped-up families, says Ciara McDonnell.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020
As Cillian Murphy and co return for season five of Peaky Blinders, Georgia Humphreys takes a sneak peek at what’s in store for a series that moves the action up to 1929.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
Cork soprano Emma Nash returns to her hometown with a production of Orfeo ed Euridice featuring a new dance element, writes Cathy Desmond.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
Looking to invest in a new all-in-one palette? Rachel Marie Walsh has the best options on the market
Sat, 21 Apr, 2018
There has forever been a great clamour to hear from the referee. To let the referee explain his decisions. But are we ready for what he has to say? Or would it just confirm our worst fears? And maybe even all of Jose Mourinho’s suspicions.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017
Cillian Murphy and co return for the fourth instalment of the BBC cult series ‘Peaky Blinders’, writes Georgia Humphreys.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
James Joyce’s famous short works are filled with music. Alan O’Riordan meets two gallants who decided to make them into an opera.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
Ellie O’Byrne meets the people behind an end of life conference, including keynote speaker Jenny Kitzinger, the academic breaking the taboo around dying.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
Laura O’Mahony is from Glanmire, Co Cork, but currently lives in Ballycotton, with husband, Shane, and daughter, Polly. She is on tour with comedy group, Cccahoots. They play Whelan’s, in Dublin, tomorrow.
Thu, 11 May, 2017
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
This note is guaranteed to turn your Good Friday into a Great Friday.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
FRIDAY, 10pm, and I’m in Cork Airport, anticipating the moment of my sister’s arrival from London with the feeling that this wonderful moment cannot come quickly enough.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
Cormac O’Keeffe spends an adventure-filled weekend in the child-friendly, Newpark Hotel in Kilkenny.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015
Polly Samson’s novel The Kindness is built around a family secret — the suicide of a beloved uncle. She tells Sue Leonard about it and what it’s like to write songs for her husband David Gilmour’s band Pink Floyd.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
The ex-husband of a woman accused of murdering their eight-year-old daughter while under the spell of her lesbian lover choked back tears as he told a UK court how his wife had become “possessed”.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015
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Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
It was a special day for a special little boy yesterday as supermarket chain Tesco created 104 new jobs by opening its latest Irish store.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
Check out our spoiler-free guide to what to watch on TV tonight.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
Your daily, spoiler-free guide to what to look out for on the box.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
The good Samaritan who gave the coat, and more, off her back, to a baby born on a bustling New York street corner has been reunited with the child’s parents
Sat, 01 Mar, 2014
A woman gave birth in the street in New York city after a taxi she waved down to take her to hospital was swiped by a passer-by.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2014
GETTING children from birth to the school-gate is a major achievement, says psychologist David Coleman in the fourth series of his TV show, 21st Century Child, which begins on RTÉ One on Thursday.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2014
Theatre: The Threepenny Opera
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013
THE past 18 months have seen Mark O’Regan putting together some gallery of rogues on the Irish stage. In the Abbey Theatre’s Alice in Funderland he played an insidiously smug politician, the ‘Minister for All Your Needs’.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2013
Kevin Prendergast is anticipating a good performance from La Collina as she goes for glory in the Oxigen Enviromental Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh next Sunday.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2013
Don’t listen to the experts, says Andrew Clover. Sharing your ‘feelings’ with your partner could be the worst thing you ever do, he tells Sue Leonard
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013
The endless energy and determination of a mother who died suddenly two weeks after the birth of her seventh son was remembered at her funeral yesterday.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2012
Tributes have been paid to Clive Dunn, who died at the age of 92 on Tuesday.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2012
'Dad's Army' star Clive Dunn has died aged 92.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
I HATE to quote the Scottish play, but that line from Macbeth has never been so apposite.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2012
Jessie Wallace's new boyfriend says they are "in love".
Wed, 16 May, 2012
Sid Owen has split from his fiancee.
Sun, 22 Apr, 2012
Jennifer Johnston was anything but confident when writing her new novel she tells Caroline O’Doherty , despite having firm views on its subject matter
Sat, 24 Dec, 2011
Kym Marsh has returned to 'Coronation Street' five months after giving birth to her daughter Polly.
Wed, 07 Sep, 2011
Jamie Lomas has quit 'Hollyoaks'.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2011
GODOLPHIN’S dual Classic winner Blue Bunting is set to be the headline act in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York on Thursday.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2011
CLIVE Cox is fitting Polly’s Mark with a visor for the first time in today’s Bet 365 Lancashire Oaks at Haydock.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2011
Top-class fillies Midday and Snow Fairy feature among a field of eight declared for the Stobart Ireland Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh on Saturday.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2011
Inxile picked up another decent pot for ’sprint king’ Dandy Nicholls with a customary all-the-way success in the Galtee Midsummer Sprint Stakes at Cork.
Sun, 12 Jun, 2011
DUNDALK: 2.35 Danziger, 5.10 Amen, 5.40 Address Unknown
Sat, 30 Apr, 2011
Kym Marsh’s baby, who was born prematurely, will stay in hospital for a few weeks, but will see lots of her family in the meantime.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2011
Kym Marsh has given birth to a baby girl.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2011
SHE may be playing a dead pirate but her special talents have helped breathe life into a swashbuckling Christmas pantomime.
Wed, 01 Dec, 2010
WITH a maniacal manager, language-challenged waiter, hamster on the loose and racist Major in residence, it’s not the first place that springs to mind for a romantic weekend getaway.
Mon, 20 Sep, 2010
Clive Cox still has faith in Balthazaar’s Gift ahead of the Eddie Stobart Park Stakes at Doncaster on Saturday.
Sun, 05 Sep, 2010
BUSINESSMAN Asil Nadir has flown back to Britain, 17 years after he fled while awaiting trial on theft charges stemming from the collapse of his Polly Peck business empire.
Fri, 27 Aug, 2010
Polly’s Mark could take her chance in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks later this month.
Thu, 05 Aug, 2010
It was girl power all the way at Haydock as Hayley Turner gave Barshiba a brilliant ride to win back-to-back renewals of the Bet365 Lancashire Oaks.
Sat, 03 Jul, 2010
ANTE-POST favourite Twice Over heads a select field of six runners set to go to post in tomorrow’s Coral-Eclipse at Sandown.
Fri, 02 Jul, 2010
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