The wall of dense rhododendron on the spine of Torc Mountain in the Killarney National Park acted as a firebreak in the early hours of Saturday morning and prevented a major fire reaching the oak, beech and pine woodlands, it has emerged.
Mon, 01 Apr, 2019
The sun may be weak as the new year eases into existence, but the fire was still burning in the belly of Liam Ó Maonlaoí — so full of fuinneamh, energy-sapping fuinneamh — in Hothouse Flowers’ New Year’s Eve concert at Cork Opera House.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2019
, 81, was born in Birr, Co Offaly, and worked for Guinness for three years before becoming a fulltime actor and presenter in 1963. He’s currently touring in the The Quiet Land by Malachy McKenna, which will run at Cork Arts Theatre from Tuesday, April 11 to Thursday 13.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
Shannon Airport’s celebration of 70 years since the first commercial transatlantic flight into an Irish airport has been marked with a photographic exhibition featuring the many famous people who passed through — and the one who didn’t.
Wed, 02 Dec, 2015
With his family’s staunch republican background and his posh “West Brit” like tones that have proven a hit with BBC listeners, Ryan Tubridy is in many ways the perfect choice for chronicling the lives of Irish people who have made it big in Britain.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2013
SLIM and trim, actor Bryan Murray seems an unlikely poster boy for the Irish Heart Foundation’s Heart Month. Despite the 64-year-old Fair City star’s healthy lifestyle and regular medical check-ups, he was diagnosed with high cholesterol four years ago.
Thu, 12 Sep, 2013