Mon, 01 Jun, 2020
There’s always a Twitter wag who can cut to the quick of what a lot of us are thinking: Imagine a competition where men line up in their finery to be interviewed by Gráinne Seoige and to dance a jig while their dads weep in the audience and say how much they love their Irish granny. No? Too much to imagine?
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
The broadcasting watchdog has rejected a number of objections lodged against TV and radio debates ahead of May’s referendum on the Eighth Amendment - but upheld in part a complaint an interview in which the head of RTE was asked who she would like to kick in the testicles.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018
Wexford native Norah O’Leary is the cellist with period ensemble Ensemble Dagda who specialise in 17th century music. They will be performing as part of the East Cork Early Music Festival on Saturday in Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh. Full details on www.eastcorkearlymusic.ie
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
Dominic Moore is an actor and puppeteer from Cork. His one-man show Mr Punch is playing the White Horse in Ballincollig, Co Cork, tonight, and he also has a role in Jack, a new play by Declan Hasset about Jack Lynch, which plays at Ballymaloe Grainstore and the Everyman in March.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
Imagine a fishing trawler with nets bigger than Croke Park. Imagine that it can catch more in a day than many Irish trawlers can net in a month. Imagine the devastation that such a capacity may have, not alone for fish stocks, but for coastal communities and their livelihoods.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Martin Hayes is from Co Clare and his various musical projects include being a member of The Gloaming. He describes music as “my life, its my passion, my hobby and my career”. Hayes performs in concert with Paul Brady, Andy Irvine, Dónal Lunny, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Altan and dancer Colin Dunne at the Blas Summer School 20th anniversary concert at the University Concert Hall Limerick on Sunday.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
Our team here in the office will be providing regular updates and scouring social media for reaction to tonight's final #GE16 leaders debate so make sure and join the action by either commenting directly in the blog window below or including @irishexaminer in your #leadersdebate #GE16 tweets.
Tue, 23 Feb, 2016
Tue, 22 Dec, 2015