The Killarney St Patrick’s Day parade promises to be ‘The Greatest Show’ with a showstopping circus theme. The parade, which starts at 2pm, is part of a now week-long festival. Landmarks such as Ross Castle glimpsed from Flesk Bridge and St Mary’s Cathedral will turn green for several days.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
In 2015 The Guardian named Cork's Mary Harris, or “Mother Jones”, among the world's all-time top ten revolutionaries – alongside the likes of Che Guevara, Robespierre, Trotsky and Gandhi. But who was Mother Jones, asks, and what made her such a threat?
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018
The newly-ordained Bishop of Ossory has weighed into the debate on abortion on his first day in office, describing as “paradoxical and in some ways the ultimate delusion” the proposal to “extinguish” the right to life of a child.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
The developer behind the transformation of King’s Cross — the biggest such project in a European capital at the time — into one of the most desirable locations in London has said engagement with the public every step of the way is key to enhancing Irish cities like Limerick.
Sat, 21 Oct, 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
The scheduling of controversial columnist Kevin Myers as a moderator at a talk on censorship in Limerick strikes as a “provocative, calculated” move by the organisers, a professor at the University of Limerick has said.
Wed, 16 Aug, 2017
Thousands of people yesterday showed their veneration in St Mary’s Cathedral in Killarney, Co Kerry, for the relics of St Anthony of Padua, the 13th century saint revered as the finder of lost things.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016
NEXT week, The Irish Chamber Orchestra will present ‘Joyeaux Noël’, a programme of French festive music, at two of the country’s most historic cathedrals, St Fin Barre’s in Cork, and St Mary’s in Limerick.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2014
There was a cheerful buzz at University Concert Hall, Limerick, recently, as pupils of the ‘Sing Out With Strings’ programme tuned up for their interval, foyer performance at the Irish Chamber Orchestra concert.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2014
Having announced on Twitter that his arm, which he broke on the Summer Lions rugby tour was “all good”, Munster legend Paul O’Connell’s bride-to-be can rest assured her giant hubby will be able to carry her over the threshold after they tie the knot today.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2013