A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Formerly conjoined twins from Cork who hit the headlines over the weekend when Hollywood actor, Tom Hanks, sent them a personalised Toy Story video are set to receive personalised toys from the actor.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
SAMANTHA Mumba’s Twitter handle reads like a cryptic story of her life: Mama; wife; Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist; actress; TV presenter.
Fri, 01 Feb, 2019
A father of two who has advocated for improved cancer screening after it emerged that his wife died arising out of deficiencies in CervicalCheck has received the Irish Tatler magazine man of the year award.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2018
Irene Teap wrote of how the joy on her two sons’ faces on a family trip to Disneyland was “the very best medicine” just two months before she died of cervical cancer.
Tue, 08 May, 2018
More than 300 stadiums, statues, museums and towers worldwide are set to go green to celebrate St Patrick’s Day next month.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018
An experimental ‘Yes Day’ can help us see how often we say ‘No’ on autopilot,
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
A judge is refusing to approve the release of €2,000 from a €10,000 compensation payment to send a six-year-old boy and his six siblings on a holiday to Disneyland.
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
Here's your morning news bulletin.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
talks to the dancer who’s adorning billboards for a campaign shouting Strong is Beautiful
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
Steven Van Zandt has been a star sidekick for Bruce Springsteen and Tony Soprano. But, for now, he’s happy to to do his own thing, writes
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
It’s a big week in the club career of Jonny Hayes, as he ponders his options, but the sight of a potential competitive Ireland debut against Austria is also occupying his thoughts.
Tue, 06 Jun, 2017
I am afraid to go the French capital, and certainly do not want to bring them [my children] there, writes .
Fri, 26 May, 2017
Here he is jumping off a balcony - as you do.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
The mystery of what happened to the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he waited for a flight in a Malaysian airport only deepens.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
This girl thought she would have a bit of fun with it.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Coming out to your family can be a daunting experience but this Californian teen thought that she should have some fun with it.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Gwen Stefani was hailed a hero at the Radio Disney Music Awards, where the biggest stars in pop were honoured for their work.
Mon, 02 May, 2016
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
They say you should never meet your heroes, but this dog looks pretty happy after meeting his.
Fri, 12 Feb, 2016
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016
A man who has brought smiles to the faces of countless sick and deserving children was given a standing ovation by more than 250 guests as he was pronounced Cork Person of the Year.
Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
Paris prosecutor Francois Molins has said three teams seem to have co-ordinated the attacks, and those that targeted the Bataclan concert hall, where 89 people died, mentioned Syria and Iraq.
Sat, 14 Nov, 2015
EVEN though the credibility of crime statistics, long massaged by gardaí to give a false impression of their efficiency, must still come with a health warning, yesterday’s figures showing a significant rise in assaults, burglaries, frauds and murder threats — up by 52% — puts the news that just €4,000 was saved by closing each of 139 Garda stations over recent years in a chilling but surreal, almost vaudeville, light.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2015
Hello, remember me? I’m the chap who used to write about Liverpool for thebefore some satellite TV flunky decided we’d make great Monday Night Heroes.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
The happiest place on earth may not live up to its name if you try to bring a selfie stick in from June 30th. Disney announced that selfie sticks will be banned from its theme parks, citing safety concerns.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015
Harare resident Alice Mhandara spent a US dollar to take the bus into town to answer the government call to trade in her old Zimbabwe dollars, but she left the bank in disgust when her 90 trillion in old currency wouldn’t even cover the bus ticket home.
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015
A blind man has told a French court it was he, not his guide dog, who bit a dope dealer selling him real grass rather than the stuff that gets you stoned.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
A Cork charity has given an all-expenses-paid trip to Disneyland to a teenage boy with autism who was the victim of a horrific assault.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015
California public health officials, grappling with a measles outbreak that has already sickened 113 people statewide, have urged residents to get vaccinations for themselves and their children before travelling internationally over spring school break.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
While nearly all health professionals deny a link between the MMR vaccine and autism, rates of measles are rising in the US and the author of the discredited study is unapolegitic, writes
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015
The homes of gladiators and country music are among the landmarks joining the global celebrations for St Patrick’s Day this year.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
A brave Irish girl, who captured hearts on both sides of the Atlantic as she battled a rare childhood cancer, has died.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
A big, wild cat eluding police near Disneyland Paris is not a tiger, French authorities said, but they do not know exactly what it is.
Sat, 15 Nov, 2014
A 33-year-old Blarney man accused of throwing a lighting petrol bomb into a house, assaulting a woman, and three counts of threatening to kill women had his bail varied yesterday so that he could holiday in Disneyland Paris.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2014
Yesterday, as asylum seekers protested over the very difficult conditions and the inordinate delays they face in direct provision centres right across the country, reports, as yet unconfirmed, that about 500 migrants fleeing from North Africa had been murdered by human traffickers who sank their boat following a dispute, emerged. Two survivors were the source of the story published by Maltese media.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2014
A fall from a bicycle has proved to be a blessing in disguise for a six-year-old who was brought to the doctor after the accident with a sore head and ended up being diagnosed with brain cancer.
Sat, 02 Aug, 2014
On this week’s Small Business Show, Kehlan talks to Martina Skelly from Yellow Schedule.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
Andrew Garfield treated Batkid to a day at Disneyland on Monday.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2014
Tourism Minister Leo Varadkar has defended Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s decision to march in the controversial St Patrick’s Day Parade in New York.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014
Combining the sunny Vendee with the joys of Disneyland Paris, Vickie Maye took the family on an ambitious 3,000km road trip through France.
Sun, 12 Jan, 2014
SHE has always wanted to meet a princess and last September, Mairéad Sparkes’s dream came true.
Sun, 29 Dec, 2013