BEARING a proud, local link to Clonakilty’s past are the former artisan dwelling homes on the West Cork town’s Casement Street, part of what’s now the main bypass route along the N71, and on the doorstep of all of Clon’s long-established, and also newly provided, services.
Pixar’s long-awaited sequel will reintroduce audiences to the Parr family, who, in line with the original animation — which has grossed $633m since 2004 — continue to grapple with their super-powers, while maintaining a quiet suburban life, writes.
Corkman Finbarr Kirwan, formerly of the Irish Sports Council, is now senior director of performance with the US Olympic Committee. His job is putting US athletes on an Olympic podium, the currency he deals in is medals. Billy Walsh has already been tempted Stateside to drive standards in American boxing and Kirwan sees more Irish coaches moving to the US.
US president Donald Trump's criticism of American football players who kneel during the national anthem has sparked a mass increase in such protests around the NFL, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance.