The first time I met furniture designer John Lee was some years ago when I was prowling around London’s 100% Design show, says
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015
Jane Smiley returns to the agrarian American mid-west setting of her 1992 Pulitzer Prize-winning A Thousand Acres for Some Luck, the first book in a proposed ‘Hundred Years Trilogy’.
Sat, 24 Jan, 2015
The Taoiseach has led tributes to the country’s longest serving councillor who attended his last local authority meeting last night ahead of his retirement from politics.
Tue, 13 May, 2014
What do our soldiers serving abroad long for at Christmas time? Their spouses know best, as Helen O’Callaghan discovered, when she spoke to army wives busy wrapping their present-filled giftboxes
Thu, 19 Dec, 2013
Thu, 12 Sep, 2013
Glowing tributes were paid last night to the only public representative to have served 40 consecutive years in Cork’s City Hall.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2013
There are skeletons aplenty cluttering up one family’s closet in Alex Kurtzman’s semi-autobiographical drama.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
A British man serving a life sentence in the US for shooting his wife and baby daughter dead will launch an appeal against his conviction today.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2012
IT HAS been hailed as The Hangover for women, but Bridesmaids (16s) deserves to be judged on its own merits.
Sat, 25 Jun, 2011
For those of you who have in recent years come to regard "chick flick" as a purely pejorative term, 'Bridesmaids', directed by Paul Feig ('Unaccompanied Minors') and starring Kristen Wiig ('MacGruber'), is nothing less than miraculous.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2011
At 7.25am the alarm went off, before 7.30 he was out in the kennel, checking on Glanmore Susan; she was fine, even better than fine – “Hopping off the ground!”
Tue, 01 Feb, 2011
A 103-year-old British great-grandmother is thought to have become the world's oldest Facebook user.
Tue, 21 Dec, 2010
Nadine Coyle and her family almost died from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Mon, 15 Nov, 2010
The future of a Cork town may depend on a link to the M20, writes Sean O’Riordan
Fri, 02 Jul, 2010
BRITON Neil Entwistle was jailed for life without release yesterday for the murder of his wife and baby daughter.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2008
Jurors trying Englishman Neil Entwistle over the murders of his American wife and baby are to hear closing arguments.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2008
THE jury trying Briton Neil Entwistle for the murder of his wife and baby will to hear evidence that he trawled internet sex sites in the days before the killings, the judge ruled yesterday.
Wed, 18 Jun, 2008
A British man accused of killing his wife and infant daughter lost two legal challenges this week when a judge ruled he must submit to a DNA test and denied a defence motion to dismiss the murder indictment against him.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2006
A CORKMAN has been appointed the chief engineer of the world’s largest charitable hospital ship.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2006
DEFENCE Minister Willie O’Dea, mourning the loss of a nephew in a drowning tragedy, said his family’s grief was being compounded by the delay in the release of the body by the Spanish authorities.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2006
A DUBLIN councillor and his girlfriend were killed in a Beijing road accident yesterday as they travelled to see the Great Wall of China.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2006
British man Neil Entwistle is due to appear in a US court today accused of murdering his American wife and baby.
Tue, 11 Apr, 2006
Just out from Tartan, Union City (€21.99) is probably best remembered as singer Debbie Harry’s first film, but she hardly registers in Mark Reichert’s thriller.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2006
A British man accused of murdering his American wife and baby searched the internet for information on how to kill and commit suicide days before their deaths, newly-released court papers have alleged.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2006
THE British man arrested over the murder of his American wife and baby daughter told police he did not kill them but found them shot dead when he returned from an errand, according to a police affidavit yesterday.
Sat, 11 Feb, 2006
A British man was remanded in custody tonight on charges of killing his American wife and baby daughter in what detectives say may have been a failed murder-suicide bid.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2006
A British man killed his American wife and baby daughter in what was believed to be a failed murder-suicide bid, US authorities said today.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2006
Neil Entwistle, whose wife and infant daughter were found shot to death in their home, has been arrested for their murders, Emily LaGrassa, spokesman for the Middlesex District Attorney’s office in Massachusetts said today.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2006
THE family of murdered Irishman Michael ‘Danser’ Ahern is expected to bring his body home from Portugal in the coming week.
Sat, 24 Sep, 2005
MICHAEL “Danser” Ahern was an infrequent visitors to his family home on the Northside of Cork city.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2005
IT TOOK 20 minutes for the Tackle Heard Round The World to be resurrected on RTÉ last night.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2005
Neans McSweeney, Barntown, Co Wexford
Thu, 21 Apr, 2005
THE tiny white coffins containing the remains of four-year-old Michaela Grace and her three year-old sister, Abbi, will be placed side by side in the same grave at around noon today in a cemetery a mile from their home.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2005
A YOUNG mother who drowned her two daughters before killing herself had been reported to social services in the last few weeks by a relative.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2005
APPREHENSIVE coastal residents from Florida’s Panhandle to Louisiana started boarding up windows, packing and hitting the road as powerful Hurricane Ivan headed for the Gulf Coast after ploughing across Cuba.
Wed, 15 Sep, 2004
Apprehensive coastal residents from Florida’s Panhandle to Louisiana started boarding up windows, packing and hitting the road today as powerful Hurricane Ivan headed for the Gulf Coast after ploughing across Cuba.
Tue, 14 Sep, 2004