This year is the 40th anniversary of the release of Monty Python’s Life of Brian. The film met with instant controversy in 1979 and was banned in Ireland, Norway and parts of Britain. In the US, protesters gathered outside cinemas where it aired.
A ‘tech corridor’ is emerging on Cork City’s venerable South Mall — the historic commercial boulevard is now to be bookended at the iconic 97 South Mall by fast-growing company Eventbrite, who may employ up to 100 employees there over the next few years.
Concerns that up to 1,000 children may have been “trafficked” to the US from the Tuam were raised in 2012, a college student who got seven A1s in the Leaving Certificate believes the system is stacked against the students and O' Connell leaves Munster with IRFU blessing.