Many people are sleeping rough and were it not for the Cork Simon Community and St Vincent de Paul many more would be left on our streets. Exorbitant rents for private accommodation and planning regulations are putting many more families on the poverty line.
Thu, 26 Dec, 2019
I estimate that this is the fourth Christmas column I’ve written for the Irish Examiner, and while I haven’t looked back at the others, I have a sneaking suspicion there are certain similarities between them all.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
A dairy farmer has told the trial of a former psychic charged with money laundering that it “would be easier to get through to Donald Trump” than to contact the man he thought was managing his loan.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
That’s nice…the runaway global success of Brendan O’Carroll’s foul mouthed mammy, Agnes Browne resulted in Brendan O’Carroll and his wife, Jennifer Gibney sharing a dividend windfall of €1.3m last year.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
With the housing crisis in Ireland and elsewhere across western society set to remain one of the major social issues of the early 21st century, the time to redefine the meaning of ‘home’ is clearly at hand.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016