It’s a long way, geographically, from the small south Kerry village of Cromane to the gilded acres of California’s Stanford University. And an even greater cultural distance when one’s origins derived from deep poverty and forced emigration, only to transform in a single generation to the highest echelons of American academia.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2020
Swimming at Ballybunion in Co. Kerry, one of the south-west's foremost seaside resorts, has been placed off-limits after high levels of e.coli associated with animal and human faeces, or a combination, showed up on Monday.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
It’s a chilly St Patrick’s weekend in Kilkenny, and the medieval city is throbbing to the sound of uileann pipes, concertinas, tin whistles, bodhráns, and enough jigs’n’reels to whirl you to the end of time and back again.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
The mother of Oscar nominee Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly has two things going for her: She keeps her daughter on the rails amidst the madness of Hollywood and — most importantly — she brought a packet of Barry’s Tea from her home in Cromane, South Kerry, all the way to LA.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2013