The GAA is not only about identity of course, but the first Ulster Club title for the hardest of hardcore GAA clubs in Kilcoo Eoghan Rúa will forever sustain this miniscule community of shepherds in a hollow of the Mourne mountains.
Sun, 01 Dec, 2019
These days, Niall Gilligan and Eamonn Corcoran find themselves in similar social circles - Gilligan is an auctioneer in his native Sixmilebridge while Corcoran is Head of Bank of Ireland for Clare.
Fri, 31 May, 2019
When Donna Gilligan tried to track down surviving objects and images from the Irish suffrage movement, there was little to be found. It’s another example of women’s history being excluded from the national narrative, she tells
Fri, 02 Nov, 2018
The Department of Health says it is working closely with the HSE to ensure the most effective response to the “winter challenges” after it was claimed the country’s already-stretched hospitals face another chaotic winter.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2018
Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone has opened up about her grief since the death of her wife, Ann Louise Gilligan, last summer, saying she has sought “sanctuary” in counselling to cope with the trauma and encouraging others in mourning to take similar steps.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018
An outspoken former Limerick mayor claims the people of St Mary’s Park — named in a Pobal deprivation index as the most disadvantaged area of the country — were “abandoned” by state development agencies over decades.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
Twelve minutes into the second half of yesterday’s Clare senior hurling final, Clooney-Quin’s James Corry popped over what seemed a tidy but unremarkable point out — only there was something remarkable about it.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
A former world champion Irish dancer has strongly rejected claims she attempted to coerce an adjudicator into awarding unfavourable marks to certain competitors at a competition they were judging.
Wed, 21 Jun, 2017
Twenty people who had been staying at a Dublin City centre premises described as a potential fire safety danger are to leave the property over the coming days and weeks the High Court has heard.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
Dublin City University has suspended the email account of a retired staff member who sent an ‘offensive’ message in response to the death of Ann Louise Gilligan, wife of Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Jackie Lavin's High Court action against her partner Bill Cullen and one of his companies, over an alleged failure to complete a €1m deal for the sale of Killegy House in Co Kerry to the businesswoman, will be heard in October.
Thu, 27 Apr, 2017