HAVING last sold for the equivalent of ‘small potatoes,’ and after a costly €1.5m plus rolling refurb, Youghal’s beach-fronting Walter Raleigh Hotel — named for Youghal’s most famous resident Walter Raleigh, of tobacco and potato popularising renown — is back for sale, it is increasingly profitable and now carries a €2.5 million price tag.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
A judge has told man who tried to rob a pensioner on her way home from bingo that he "should have gone to Specsavers" after he paid a back-handed compliment to the woman by saying he thought she was 36 years old and not in her 80s.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2014
A study of first-time TDs has found that despite huge initial enthusiasm for their role, the 84 new deputies that entered the Dáil in 2011 believe their talents aren’t being used and are frustrated by their inability to exercise influence on policy.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2013