Swimming at Ballybunion in Co. Kerry, one of the south-west's foremost seaside resorts, has been placed off-limits after high levels of e.coli associated with animal and human faeces, or a combination, showed up on Monday.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
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
Willie Maher did the official Croke Park tour once and, among the assorted tidbits he took from the experience, was the fact that there are 34 steps from the bottom of the Hogan Stand up to the spot where silverware is raised to the heavens.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
A fast-fingered accordion player was so exhausted after two performances in different counties on the same day — he struck a ditch, crashed his van, destroyed his instruments and his equipment. And his band did not play on, a court was told.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015