Person: Seamus Murphy
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Colm Murphy, of a renowned Cork arts family, used to travel the world as bodhrán player with Dé Dannan, but these days he’s happiest fishing and observing bird life, writes.
Sun, 17 Nov, 2019
If St Mullins were looking for some inspiration ahead of tomorrow’s Leinster semi-final, it was provided on Thursday when selector Micheál Ryan was discharged from hospital.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2019
Newsreels from the independence era, and various short films, give a glimpse of earlier eras on Leeside, writes
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
St Mullin's produced the shock of the club championship weekend as the Carlow representatives stunned former All-Ireland champions, Cuala, at Netwatch Cullen Park.
Sun, 03 Nov, 2019
It is down to the last four in the Kerry football championship this weekend.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2019
The annual showcase event for Irish cinema again offered some real gems, writes
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
The property supplement to a recent issue of the Irish Examiner contained a piece by Tommy Barker about the sale of Monkstown Castle House — ‘House of the week’ (June 8) — home of the late Charlie Hennessey and Abby Scott.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
THE arrival of Monkstown’s oft-coveted Castle House for sale on a weekend when Cork celebrates all things ocean and harbour related is an irony that would not have been lost on this home’s long-time owner, the late, great and erudite Cork gentleman Charlie Hennessy.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
Martin Kavanagh fired 11 points for Carlow, but he was unable to get them over the line for victory as Galway claimed the win in their Leinster SHC opener at Pearse Stadium.
Sun, 12 May, 2019
I don’t know whether it was shock or despair or whether he was hoping something light would lighten the shock and despair, but Damian Martin was somehow trying to introduce a sense of hope after yesterday’s game in Tullamore.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019
Carlow recorded their first ever away win in Division One hurling today, and they couldn’t have done it in more dramatic circumstances as they came from 11 points down to outfight Offaly in Bord na Móna O’Connor Park, condemning the Faithful County to relegation to Division Two next year.
Sun, 10 Mar, 2019
Carlow hurlers Seamus Murphy and Richard Coady are hopeful Sunday’s league stalemate with 2018 All-Ireland finalists Galway will help grow the game in the county.
Tue, 05 Feb, 2019
The theft of a historic sculpture from St Patrick’s Street has reignited a long-running conversation in Cork City about the handling of historic artefacts.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2019
Nigel Baxter was surprised to see little representation of Seamus Murphy in his home town. The British carver decided to take matters into his own hands. Literally, writes.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018
The walls outside Mr Murphy’s classroom are postered with newspaper cuttings.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
It’s a pub with a counter almost as long as its history, a meeting place that has become as synonymous with the festive season as carol singing, traffic congestion, and mince pies.
Tue, 26 Dec, 2017
Sat, 26 Aug, 2017
There’s always been an arty, academic, and literary vibe to the St Luke’s Cross hillside, within a steep uphill stride of Cork city centre. Auburn Villas atop of Gardiner’s Hill personifies that mix.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
Almost as old as the state whose history he helped to write, John A Murphy’s work received permanent acknowledgment as University College Cork helped him mark his 90th birthday last night.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
discusses the inspiration behind her new book of poems and songs about Cork City, On the Banks.
Sat, 24 Dec, 2016
goes hill walking in Dingle, and brushes up on her Irish language skills while she’s there.
Sat, 19 Nov, 2016
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
As city living goes, it’s hard to find fault with heritage home Wellington Road’s No 4 Wellesley Terrace — so, put up your Dukes, and throw in your bids.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2016
previews the upcoming Woodward’s auction next week.
Sat, 14 May, 2016
Mon, 09 May, 2016
Crisis-hit Offaly restored some pride with a battling, if uninspiring win over Carlow in the Leinster SHC Round Robin series at Tullamore.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Mon, 02 May, 2016
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016
Westmeath and Carlow, the only two Liam McCarthy Cup counties operating outside the top flight of the Allianz hurling league, will contest the Division 2A final next weekend after Carlow’s two point victory over the Lake County at Netwatch Cullen Park yesterday.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
New uses, or even owners, for what was once Cork city’s largest employment base, the Dwyer family’s Sunbeam Wolsey textile plant are being sought.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2016
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
A museum dedicated to the memory of Michael Collins and other revolutionary icons from West Cork will open in Clonakilty on Easter Saturday, March 26.
Wed, 03 Feb, 2016
A "chaotic scene" greeted gardaí who were called to a Killarney hotel in which guests "ostensibly celebrating" a Confirmation, the Circuit Criminal Court in Tralee heard yesterday.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
Carlow 2-18 Antrim 1-11: Carlow’s 10-point victory over visitors Antrim at Netwatch Cullen Park yesterday in this final round robin Leinster SHC tie saw the Barrowsiders retain their Liam MacCarthy Cup status while condemning the Saffrons to the Christy Ring Cup for 2016.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
Carlow carved out a deserved success in this controversial Leinster SHC round robin clash which saw both sides end with 13 men.
Sun, 24 May, 2015
Laois 1-17 Carlow 1-14: Laois half-time substitute Ben Conroy made an instant impact at Netwatch Cullen Park yesterday, scoring 1-2 in the opening minutes of the second half as Seamus ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett’s side stormed into an eight-point lead which Carlow were unable to claw back, despite a brave late rally in this Leinster SHC Round Robin tie.
Mon, 11 May, 2015
There’s a touch of the exotic to this 1850 sunny property in St Luke’s Cross, writes
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
NHL Divisional round-up: Carlow remain the front runners in Division 2A after they burst out of the blocks in Ruislip on Saturday, putting London to the sword.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015
JOHN CREEDON presents a music show on RTÉ Radio 1 weeknights from the RTÉ Cork studios, and also the Fleadh Cheoil series on RTÉ One television on Fridays at 7.30pm.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2015
Galway 2-18 Carlow 0-15: Walsh Cup: Helped by goals late in each half from Padraig Brehony and Jonathan Glynn Galway hurlers advanced to a Walsh Cup final after being given a decent challenge from a plucky Carlow side at Network Cullen Park yesterday.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015