Cork just about did enough to record a deserved victory over Kerry in this John Kerins Cup opener in Tralee this afternoon as the hosts very nearly salvaged an unlikely draw from a deficit of five points entering injury time. 1-1 from substitute Darragh Hayes appeared to be enough to ensure Cork’s win but a penalty from Paul Walsh followed by a Killian Falvey point nearly ensured the match ended on parity.
Sat, 04 Jan, 2020
Leaning against the wall outside a bouncing Cork dressing-room, happiness and contentment radiating from the broad smile he’s wearing, Cork U20 captain Peter O’Driscoll conveys his hope that this sensational come-from-behind final victory “will be the start of something”.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
The extradition of a Cork man who acted as the “controlling mind” in a “multimillion-euro fraud” perpetrated against the UK is of very significant public interest, the High Court has heard.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019
Even the presence of an upgraded marina has not stopped “the continuous decline of Caherciveen” and now the town’s Main Street is full of derelict buildings, its pavements broken and footpaths cracked, a delegation of business leaders has told a council meeting.
Sat, 01 Dec, 2018
Cynics tend to dismiss the practice of holding Cabinet meetings outside Dublin as a “Cabinet Roadshow” yet there is little doubt that conducting government business in different locations across the country is welcomed by local communities and provides an opportunity to meet regional organisations and groups.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018
It wasn’t quite on the same scale as Brexiteers puffing out their chests and quoting Winston Churchill’s “we will fight them on the beaches” speech, but, in an Irish context, there was no avoiding the point being made by the Cabinet yesterday.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018
Any suggestion that the election of Donald Trump or that the 52/48 Brexit, vote could not have been achieved without the support of a cohort of ignorant, poorly educated voters would be dismissed as the kind of patronising arrogance that means Hilary Clinton can spend more time with her granddaughter Charlotte than she had anticipated and that David Cameron, at just 51, is free to write his autobiography, to give a “frank” account of his premiership.
Wed, 02 May, 2018
The My Lai massacre — the worst American atrocity of the Vietnam War — took place 50 years ago next month on March 16, 1968, although US citizens did not become aware of it until 20 months later when freelance journalist Seymour Hersh provided the first substantial account.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
IN Brian Friel’s visionary play, Translations, he interrogates the challenges of communication across generations and cultures and he laments the incremental decline, and loss, of original language and metaphor and subtlety of meaning.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017