Bestselling author Isabel Allende talks to Rowena Walsh about life, grief, and why it’s never too late to fall in love
Sat, 25 Jan, 2020
Clare Meade knows all about cats — so much so that she’s founded a hospital that tailored exactly around their needs. It’s the subject of a new RTÉ series, writes Helen O’Callaghan.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2019
Throughout his visit to Ireland, many females rallied to help former slave Frederick Douglass in his campaign for abolition, writes Robert Hume.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2018
A woman who got a new heart and new lungs six months ago has welcomed record-breaking transplant figures, and urged people to talk to their loved ones about organ donation.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
Well-wishers have been sending their thoughts across the Atlantic for cystic fibrosis campaigner Orla Tinsley who had a long-awaited double lung transplant in New York on Wednesday night.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
Three months ago, she underwent a high-risk double lung and heart transplant after a record 15-year wait.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017
Brave transplant patient Isabel Terry is said to be in “great form” after being transferred from intensive care to a special ward.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
Running isn’t just good for physical fitness, it also helps to combat the ill effects of anxiety and depression, says Clodagh Finn
Fri, 22 Sep, 2017
Courageous Isabel Terry has been described as a “warrior” focused on recovery following her double lung and heart transplant operation.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
She’s been waiting 15-years for the phone call that could transform her life.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
From the very start, this was about more than money. It was about public education, writes Terry Prone.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
Ailbhe Keane began creating stylish spoke guards for her wheelchair-using sister Isabel. They now have a proper business, writes Ruth O’Connor
Mon, 27 Feb, 2017
A Cork father-of-nine who brutally raped his teenage daughter on a weekly basis when she was aged between 16 and 17 has been jailed for nine years, writes Isabel Hayes.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
Pet O’Connell goes hill walking in Dingle, and brushes up on her Irish language skills while she’s there.
Sat, 19 Nov, 2016
What started out as a final-year college project has developed into a fully-fledged business.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016
Scarred by the horrors of World War One, army veteran Tom Sherbourne (Michael Fassbender) opts for self-exile as a lighthouse keeper as The Light Between Oceans (12A) begins.
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016
Tue, 01 Nov, 2016
Helen O’Callaghan looks at problems that may irritate tots.
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
Crowds jeered the French prime minister as he joined other officials in Nice to remember victims killed during the lorry rampage on the city’s promenade.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016
Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
Isabel’s treatment lacked even the most basic level of human decency and was shocking in its lack of compassion, writes Alison O’Connor
A politician who lost his business and came through the “difficult and chaotic” personal insolvency process was celebrating last night after being elected the Lord Mayor of Cork.
Sun, 26 Jun, 2016
A Donegal coroner has described the deaths of two elderly sisters — whose lives had been turned upside down after an aggravated burglary almost three years ago — as a terrible tragedy.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
Police in England have arrested a 37-year-old woman after a Staffordshire bull terrier bit 11 children in a park.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
A Cork woman, who has been waiting for a double lung and heart transplant for 13 years, has launched a campaign to increase the number of organ donors in Ireland, reports Sarah Horgan.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
THE history of the Norman conquest is threaded through the forthcoming New Ross Piano Festival. The Ros Tapestry shows how the Normans were invited by Dermot MacMurrough, whose daughter Aoife married Strongbow.
Thu, 24 Sep, 2015
Your guide to today's television.
Sun, 12 Jul, 2015
A spoiler-free guide to the tellybox tonight.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2014
A nine-year-old girl has died after a sand hole collapsed on her at an Oregon beach.
Sun, 31 Aug, 2014
His daughter’s illness prompted Michael Lawlor to change his career and in the process, to improve her health.
Sun, 23 Mar, 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
When Cian and Polly McCourt moved from Ireland to the US, little did they suspect that the arrival of the newest Big Apple of their eye would get more views than a hit Broadway performance.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2014
This week's book reviews in brief
Sat, 21 Sep, 2013
The last time Derbyshire-born hard man Jason Statham shed a tear on camera, he was probably recoiling from a swift kick to his expendables in one of the testosterone-fuelled action thrillers that have become his trademark.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2013
A 12-year-old Dublin girl has developed an app with over two million downloads.
Mon, 20 May, 2013
A calculator developed by a 12-year-old girl and her Irish father has become the number one-rated app worldwide on Amazon’s Android App Store.
Sun, 19 May, 2013
Dr Harvey Karp’s calming techniques have made him America’s most influential expert on children. Rhys Blakely (and daughters) meet him.
Sun, 09 Dec, 2012
The Kingmaker’s Daughter
Sat, 01 Sep, 2012
The Light Between Oceans
Sat, 05 May, 2012
For most of us, skiing constitutes a leisure activity more than a sport, but for Cork sisters Claire (15) and Isabel (13) O’Leary it could be the ticket to representing Ireland at the Winter Olympics.
Tue, 20 Mar, 2012
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012
NTERVIEWING Joanna Trollope is always a pleasure.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2012
A TAIWANESE woman allegedly sold into slavery as a child has returned from the US to the island for a family reunion.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2012
AN auction of actress Elizabeth Taylor’s world-renowned jewels took in $116 million (€89.4m), more than double the record for a single collection and setting new marks for pearls, colourless diamonds and Indian jewels.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2011
THREE 16-year-old girls have gone missing in Cork city, raising concerns for their welfare.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2011
Gardaí in Cork are today seeking the public's assistance in locating 16-year-old Isabel Tache.
Tue, 18 Oct, 2011
Isabel Tompsett continues to make steady progress from the serious injuries she received in a fall at Fakenham in May.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2011
Isabel Tompsett is reported to be making good progress as she continues to recover from a bad fall at Fakenham last month.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2011
We Are Besieged
Sat, 28 May, 2011
NO OFFENCE intended to that silly old bear Winnie the Pooh (G), but it’s a telling indictment of the week’s releases that an animated movie for a young audience is the most accomplished film of the week.
Sat, 16 Apr, 2011
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