The underlying narrative behind the decision to stage the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan is that it is an opportunity to give a huge impetus to the game in a country where it is — relatively speaking — a marginal presence.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
More than 30 Heads of State, UN representatives and ambassadors are to attend a special summit in Cork to highlight challenges small island nations face from climate change and to galvanise efforts to protect the world’s seas.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
Like many Pacific Islanders in his native Auckland, Edgar’s parents moved there in search of a better life for themselves and their families. This is the case for many players of Pacific heritage who now ply their trade in Europe. While I had played alongside Casey Laulala and Francis Saili at Munster, I was largely ignorant of “Islander” culture and what it entailed.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
In this week’s Q&A, Kehlan talks with Maushmi Arun co-founder of Twisted restaurant in Kinsale, Co. Cork. Working alongside her co-founder Christoph Moreau, Twisted has quickly gained a reputation as one of Ireland’s finest restaurants.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2016
eirdre O’Reilly first began to notice the pain in her hip two years ago. Having made her senior championship debut as a 15-year-old, 14 seasons in the Cork shirt had finally caught up with the St Mary’s defender.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
Irish troops deployed with the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights, Syria (UNDOF) have been involved in a number of missions to rescue UN colleagues under fire from rebel forces, a Defence Forces spokesperson has confirmed.
Sat, 30 Aug, 2014