I am writing this from the Metropole Hotel in Cork, where I was invited to be their writer-in-residence for January, writes
Sat, 02 Feb, 2019
A petition launched by two mothers who are seeking the legalisation of medicinal cannabis has gained 2,500 signatures in less than a week.
Thu, 03 May, 2018
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
Waterford’s hurlers may have come up slightly short at Croke Park last September but the county’s recently-opened Greenway has a chance of coming away from the venue with an All-Ireland title next month.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
The oldest yacht club in the world has been voted as having the best marina in the world.
Sat, 13 Jan, 2018
Cork City manager John Caulfield has been named as Personality of the Year at SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Awards.
Fri, 12 Jan, 2018
Horse sports received plenty of recognition at the RTÉ Sports Awards on Saturday night, but it was James McClean who collected the top award.
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
In the final week of a four-part series looking at finalists for the Cork Company of the Year Awards 2017, casts an eye over those in the non-profit category.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2017
Robbie Keane is determined to play on for at least another 18 months and is considering options in England and further afield.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
Wed, 31 Aug, 2016
Dare is raising funds for a portable wind turbine that can generate power when a ship is stationary, writes
Mon, 29 Aug, 2016
Serious questions have arisen around transactions between the suicide bereavement charity Console and its UK-based sister organisation as more properties and bank accounts have come to light, the High Court has heard.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2016
Former Irish international Tony Cascarino believes Sweden are there for the taking in the Republic of Ireland‘s opening Euro 2016 fixture.
Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
Fisheries officers Martin Dennehy and David McCarthy, from Cork, were among 42 remarkable rescuers honoured yesterday at a ceremony in Dublin Castle for their brave life-saving acts.
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
Thu, 12 Nov, 2015
Sat, 10 Oct, 2015
has set a new record, winning 12 prizes at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
Diversifying to cheese production has proved a great success for a Co Offally farmer, writes
Mon, 17 Aug, 2015
The new Citroën C4 Cactus has been recognised by Car Design News, which has named it their ‘production car of the year.’
Sat, 14 Mar, 2015
Kieran Donaghy was one of the winners today at the AIB GAA Club Awards, winning the provincial footballer award for Munster after another successful campaign with Austin Stacks.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2015
Kingman was crowned Cartier Horse of the Year at the 24th annual Cartier Racing Awards in London last night.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014
Tánaiste Joan Burton was named 'Woman of the Year 2014' at a ceremony in Dublin last night, with Philomena Lee and Panti also honoured.
Sun, 09 Nov, 2014
TWO weeks ago 62-year-old Co Wicklow grandfather David Lowen took out the Beatles’ debut album, Please Please Me, placed it on his turntable and listened to the sweet crackly sound of vinyl, revolving beneath an immaculately kept stylus.
Sun, 28 Sep, 2014
Kim Kardashian West is considering moving to London. She likes the rain, apparently.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
Printing company boss Terry Fox picked up a throwaway idea in 2007 and began making disposable paper cups. This year his quick turnaround products will be available on the US market, writes
Mon, 16 Jun, 2014
Hugh Jackman has shaved his head to play Blackbeard in the new 'Peter Pan' remake.
Wed, 11 Jun, 2014
Public advertisements appear in the media in Ireland and Britain today for a new chief executive for the Rehab group.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2014
'Coronation Street' stars David Neilson and Julie Hesmondhalgh dominated the British Soap Awards 2014 last night with a total of six wins between them.
Sun, 25 May, 2014
Ireland’s largest exporter of multilingual business process outsourcing is now hiring, writes
Sat, 03 May, 2014
WHEN visitors come to Ireland there are some things I feel it’s my duty to share. Taytos, obviously, Barry’s Tea and Clonakilty black pudding.
Sun, 20 Apr, 2014
Idris Elba's girlfriend has given birth to a baby boy.
Fri, 18 Apr, 2014
Thirty-six years old and in the form of his life, Rob Heffernan has very few complaints at present.
Fri, 18 Apr, 2014
The Johnston Press media group has sold its fourteen regional newspaper titles to Iconic Newspapers Limited, a company run by British advertising executive Malcolm Denmark.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2014
You could say he walked it! The man who won Ireland’s first gold medal at the World Athletics Championships in 18 years has been crowned Cork Person of the Year.
Sat, 18 Jan, 2014
Grown Ups 2 Leads Razzies Nominees
Thu, 16 Jan, 2014
The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport confirmed €2 million of the monies cut from the sports budget earlier this year has been returned to the sector for use at grass roots and elite levels.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2013
Environmental groups protested outside the Good Food Ireland awards and called on the food and tourism sector to boycott farmed salmon this Christmas.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2013
There was a flamboyant pop star, a veteran singer, a TV star, some supermodels, and one of the world’s most powerful philanthropists. Even a former secretary of state who may soon be running for president.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
Eminem was crowned Artist of the Year at the YouTube awards.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2013
It is with great distress The Menu learns of the difficulties facing the magnificent Co Clare-based Irish Seed Savers, in very real danger of perishing due to severe Dept of Agriculture funding cuts.
Sun, 27 Oct, 2013
Robbie Williams was declared a pop idol at the Q Awards with other winners including Ellie Goulding, Pet Shop Boys and Jake Bugg.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013