A seven-year-old who died of leukaemia on New Year's Eve just months after he received 10,000 birthday cards from well-wishers from all over the world has been described at his requiem mass as a "miracle child" and a "gorgeous, happy chatty little man."
Thu, 03 Jan, 2019
Lauren Ferris had a rib and a disc removed and three rods inserted, held in place by 19 screws, to correct the curve in her spine that suddenly appeared last year, putting an end her twin loves of dancing and karate.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
Iarla Ó Lionáird is from Cúil Aodha, Co Cork, and is vocalist with The Gloaming. He is currently preparing for a performance at Masters of Tradition festival in Bantry next Friday, where he will appear with Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin and others. See westcorkmusic.ie
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
Chloe Ryan, 23, from Limerick’s South Circular Road, won the Irish, Ulster, and Munster girls’ golf titles in her teens and first played for Munster Ladies when she was just 15. She plays off a +3.5 handicap for Castletroy Golf Club and Ireland. This week, she is playing in the Irish Women’s Close Championships in Mullingar GC.
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
The stand and temporary seating were packed and the star attractions didn’t disappoint as Skibbereen’s O’Donovan brothers lit up the 2017 Indoor Rowing Championships at the University of Limerick on Saturday.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
EIMEAR NOONE isn’t inclined to blow her own trumpet — but at least she has four to choose from. “Blizzard finally gave me a fourth trumpet for Overwatch — that’s what Overwatch means to me. I’ve a one-track mind.”
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Monaghan manager Paula Cunningham couldn’t but be impressed with her side’s 16-point win over Kerry in Saturday’s All-Ireland Ladies SFC quarter-final in Birr, but knows that a bigger test awaits in the semi-final against Cork.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
Fiona Doyle probably wouldn’t have taken kindly to the suggestion at the time but the Limerick swimmer knows now that failure to make the Olympics four years ago may be one of the best things to have happened to her.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Tue, 22 Dec, 2015