“Two weeks earlier the same polling agency had Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael both on 27%, and for the last two years, Fine Gael has been in the high 20s/early 30s in terms of polls, so, of course we’re going to take note of this.”
Sun, 19 Jan, 2020
The school which has produced more Lords Mayor of Cork than any other is set to honour three iconic past-pupils - two of whom died in the struggle for Irish independence and the brave man who succeeded them.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2020
The family behind one of the country’s oldest independent bookshops, the iconic Liam Ruiséal’s in Cork City, has blamed increased competition and the recession for the decision to cease trading within months.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
Many people played a role in Henry Ford setting up the plant in his ancestral home in Cork, and one of the unsung heroes may well have been the Lord Mayor of Cork when the factory began production in 1919, William F. O’Connor.
Tue, 23 May, 2017
IF THE August 1915 funeral of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa was a portent of the Irish Volunteers’ military strength, British authorities were given an even clearer picture just five weeks before the Easter Rising began.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2016
Captain Bowen Colthurst’s home Oakgrove, near Carrigadrohid, Co Cork, was burnt down by the IRA in June 1920, mainly in response to fears it was to be occupied by British military amid heightening War of Independence violence locally.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016