The saying ‘a dog’s for life, not just for Christmas’ may be well worn, but it is still failing to resonate with people, meaning there are hundreds of dogs and cats out there looking to be rehomed. Pet loverspoke to a number of rescue shelters to find out exactly what’s involved in rehoming and that would-be pet owners need to keep in mind
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
The High Court has approved a lump sum payment of €2.5m along with annual rest-of-life payments for a 13-year-old girl with cerebral palsy in final settlement of her action over the circumstances of her birth in Dublin's Coombe Hospital.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
How do you know when it’s over? In sport, every sportsperson has to keep trying to improve. Someone sets a standard - for me that was AP McCoy - and that was the level you had to try to achieve. When he retired, all of a sudden you realise you had to try to stay ahead of the younger jockeys coming up behind you.
Sat, 04 May, 2019
Everybody is talking about ‘West Cork’, the podcast delving into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.spoke to the couple behind it, and the backlash they had feared as they return to the area this summer for the literary festival.
Sat, 12 May, 2018
A right-wing extremist suspected in the shooting rampage that wounded six Africans in central Italy was "lucid and determined, aware of what he had done" and exhibited no remorse for his actions, an official said.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
A mother of five found dead in a hotel room in Galway earlier this week was the “very essence of life” and a much-loved parent, grandmother, and childminder, says the priest in her parish of Donoughmore, Co Cork.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017