The subject of what constitutes an island cropped on this page a few week’s ago in reference to the minute Flea Island in West Cork.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
As part of the upcoming Words by Water literary festival, Alannah Hopkin has edited a collection of poems, stories and memories from the Co Cork town, writes Marjorie Brennan.
Mon, 01 Oct, 2018
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
After the great storm, the big clean up. As crews start to work around Co Cork, much of the fallout from Storm Ophelia will centre on the Cobh area.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017
The Boathouse has a storied past and a very bright future, writes
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
is blown away by this spectacularly set, architect-designed, no-expense spared home.
Sat, 03 Jun, 2017
A fund is seeking judgment for €2.6m against the developer of two luxury Liffeyside homes in Dublin.
Tue, 30 May, 2017
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017
Tue, 01 Nov, 2016
More of a trading-down, or trading-in, option is the mid-terraced Summercove house called Quebec, with the Bulman bar and restaurant on its doorstep, as is the pier at Summercove, plus a shingle beach at low tide.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
suggests you might enjoy a look the around (and from) this upgraded bungalow above Kinsale.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2016
Houses at Kinsale’s Ardbrack may go for ‘Scilly -money’, but buyers take their own view, says
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Set in an area awash with sweeping views and nautical lore, there’s plenty to explore near this spacious family home, says Tommy Barker.
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Tommy Barker visits an Ardbrack home with all-season, Kinsale town, harbour and Bandon River views.
Sat, 21 Nov, 2015
Some 32 Irish pubs spread across 15 counties, north and south, have secured listings in the 2016 Michelin Eating Out In Pubs Guide which has just been published.
Sun, 01 Nov, 2015
An Carraig in Kinsale has spectacular views, and dramatic plans to enhance the house, writes
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
THE waitress in Kinsale’s cosy cafe, Poet’s Corner, confides: “if you were to listen to all the chat and gossip in here, you would have enough material for ten novels.”
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
Set in almost a courtyard setting, the period era Revatto Lodge and Studio in Kinsale harbour’s Summercove is a manageable buy - for the location.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
hears about a property in Kinsale that has it all —superb location, stunning views and great size.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
A year ago, one of the worst storms on record wreaked havoc in tourist destinations. Twelve months on, our reporters returned to see how residents have coped and what measures, if any, have been taken to lessen future damage
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
The customers of a well-known pub/restaurant were hoping for a lock-in as the storm raged, but as its owner surveyed the massive damage being inflicted outside his premises there was only one option: evacuation.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
With sweeping harbour views, Rincurran is top drawer, says Tommy Barker.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2013
Toddies at the Bulman, Summercove, Kinsale, Co Cork; 021-4772131, thebulman.ie
Sun, 13 Jan, 2013
The former Kinsale home of runaway property developer Greg Coughlan, of Howard Holdings, is being sold by his wife Anne with a €3.5m-plus price tag.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2012
A KINSALE island linked to property developer Gerry Gannon is to be sold by tender next month, likely to make a quarter of the sum it last sold for in the mid-2000s.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
SOME of Munster’s best houses are set along and above the Scilly Walk, in Kinsale harbour — and when they routinely changed hands for millions of euros, they prompted the rather obvious quip about Scilly money.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2012
FARMERS, the self-employed, nurses who’ve just finished a night shift, retired and off-duty gardaí are all to be found in the midst of the search for the missing fishermen at Glandore Bay.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2012
BEFORE the Ireland v Russia rugby world cup match over the weekend, it was announced that the national anthem of Ireland was about to be played.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2011
Tommy Barker suggests you lodge an interest in former purpose-built 10-bed Kinsale B&B.
Sat, 28 May, 2011
SINCE it is, now, apparent that neither the Government, the county councils nor the NRA have any idea how to deal with the recent weather conditions, a fact-finding trip to one of the Scandinavian countries would be an idea, just to see how it should be done.
Thu, 30 Dec, 2010
IF you want to know about the lasting legacy of Mad magazine, the comic brand that’s laughing all the way to its 60th year, just look on the internet.
Sat, 17 Jul, 2010
THE owners of 35 Ringcurran Rise near Kinsale in Cork got in at ground or planning level, got to put their own input in the house design — and the individuality still shows in spades.
Sat, 20 Mar, 2010
A BOIL water notice was lifted from several parts of Co Cork after test results on water samples from the Innishannon Water Supply Scheme were clear.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2009
THE arts festival might now have wrapped up in Kinsale, but there’s still some viewing pleasures to savour – such as the harbour views from Rossnakilly.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2009
CHEERS! Two Munster pubs have scooped best bar awards at the industry’s Oscars.
Thu, 03 Jul, 2008
THERE’S a rare enough view of Kinsale from this farmhouse eyerie, and it even takes in a great outline perspective of the landmark Charles Fort as well.
Sat, 24 May, 2008
THE fact the estate agent doesn’t include a photo of the house on the €1.8 million property he is selling says a lot. It means the bungalow is condemned to be knocked, and replaced by a 3,500 sq ft new build.
Sat, 17 May, 2008
AMID all the hullabaloo about Aer Lingus, why does anybody expect it to start acting decently now?
Tue, 14 Aug, 2007
YOU won’t get too many houses right down at the waterfront in Kinsale Harbour, it is sort of the elite setting of an elite town, and that’s why this Lower Cove home is guided at €1.75 million.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2007
IN response to the letter from Dr Hazlett Lynch of the West Tyrone Voice (Irish Examiner, January 15), I’m surprised at his selective use of the word ‘fascist’ in the context of Northern Ireland.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2007