“It really is the highest form of respect to be given to any scientist,” says Madeline Hutchins of her great-great-grand-aunt Ellen Hutchins, who had a number of plants named after her.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2019
There was no doubting the satisfaction Joe Schmidt took from the heights Ireland scaled against France last Sunday, and yet the Kiwi coach wasn’t slow in pointing out how the collective performance fell off a cliff towards the end.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
A mother of five who lost her husband after a year long battle with cancer only to see her home badly damaged in a fire two weeks before Christmas was celebrating yesterday as the family moved back in to their newly refurbished family home following a fundraising drive.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018
A mother of five young children who lost her husband to cancer last month has been dealt another devastating blow after she saw all of her belongings go up in flames following a fire at the family home in Mallow, Co Cork.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017
A legend, a leader, a braveheart, a kind, loving and spiritual man were among the accolades used to describe Willie Duggan at his funeral Mass, when more than 1,000 people gathered to say farewell to a giant of Irish and international rugby.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
It is ironic that, on the day the Irish Hunger Memorial, which faces the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, reopened, the president of the United States, Donald Trump, introduced legislation sponsored by two Republican senators, which will “... favour applicants who can speak English, financially support themselves and their families, and demonstrate skills that will contribute to our economy.”
Tue, 08 Aug, 2017
‘To the Bone’, Netflix’s tale of anorexia, has stirred debate, but star Lily Collins says she has brought her own experiences to a film that raises awareness, writes
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017