Fundraising for good causes has come a long way since the days of the charity walk. It is now a more adventurous undertaking, as round-Ireland swimmer Alan Corcoran and global cyclists Paddy Flynn and Daithí Harrison are proving.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019
There is a deep irony in the fact that, as we become ever more fascinated by food, by cookery, and as we reach deeper understandings of the impact diet has on life-long health, basic cookery skills are not as universal as they once were.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
The Irish Heart Foundation tells us that 10,000 people die each year from cardiovascular disease — mainly stroke and heart attacks — caused by a build-up of fatty deposits in our arteries. They tell those of us already diagnosed with the disease that standard treatment is an effective way of preventing a heart attack or stroke.
Tue, 25 Jul, 2017
Locals in a Cork village who recently attended a charity coffee morning for a woman who was going to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania could never have anticipated she would become ill and lose her life on the trip, her funeral Mass heard.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
Alan Corcoran is two weeks into his attempt to swim the length of Ireland, from the Giant’s Causeway to his native Dunmore East. He is undertaking the swim in memory of his father, former FAI President, Milo Corcoran.
Sun, 28 May, 2017