Eirgrid could face stiff opposition to aspects of its €1bn project to import electricity from France, after announcing its preferred site in Co Cork for a major electrical converter station.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
Twelve minutes into the second half of yesterday’s Clare senior hurling final, Clooney-Quin’s James Corry popped over what seemed a tidy but unremarkable point out — only there was something remarkable about it.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
It was not without reason that when shocked observers reached for the words to express what Anthony Foley had meant for their sport they settled upon the phrase ‘rugby great’. Rugby correspondentsets out the reasons why
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
Eyebrows were raised when five TDs expressed ‘deep concern’ that jailed dissident republican Michael McKevitt was not allowed on extended temporary release last year — but the political intervention is not an isolated case, writes
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
Considering that I appeared only briefly in last Monday night’s documentary, In the Name of the Republic, about the War of Independence in Cork, I was surprised to find that John Borgonovo had so much to say about me in his response to the programme (Examiner, 27/3/2013).
Thu, 04 Apr, 2013
LEO CULLEN won a Premiership title and EDF Energy Cup and also played in a Heineken Cup final with Leicester Tigers but some of the Leinster captain’s fondest memories of his time in the East Midlands are reserved for his days on the club’s training pitches.
Fri, 08 Apr, 2011
MY GRANDFATHER, Pat Harris, spoke proudly of marching to Macroom on Easter Monday, 1916, and of being arrested with Terence MacSwiney on August 12, 1920, at a meeting of the officers of Cork No 1 Brigade in Cork’s City Hall. But he never spoke about what the First Cork Brigade did in the two years that followed.
Fri, 05 Nov, 2010
IT is amazing how exercised some people are about John O’Donoghue’s expenses when he was Minister for Arts, Sports and Tourism. He provided an abject apology during the week to those who were paying the bills — the taxpayer.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2009
MURRAYFIELD isn’t where they would have chosen to meet their destiny – they’ve had too many unnerving moments at Scottish headquarters for their liking – but it’s the stadium in which Leinster intend to put their many demons to rest in this evening’s Heineken Cup final against Leicester.
Sat, 23 May, 2009