As the newly elected President of the FAI, Gerry McAnaney has a six-month term of office in which to play his part in taking the Association from what he calls ‘a very dark place’. In this exclusive interview, the former League of Ireland goalkeeper and Army commandant takes us through his colourful life and times in football.
Former Ireland U21 goalkeeper Liam Bossin has completed a move to Cork City — and he is set to make his debut at home to Shelbourne on St Valentine’s Day, after the 2020 Premier Division fixture list was revealed today.
One of the other big deaths this week was Clive James, and while we haven’t been able to find any Leeside branches in his family tree, some might remember his visit to the Everyman in 2006 as part of a tour around his memoir, North Face of Soho.
A CORK city house that has been a life-saving, holistic home-from-home for many hundreds of persons given cancer diagnoses now looks set to return to private, family accommodation and ‘domestic service’ once more.
The role of Cork city and county in the fight for Irish independence should be marked with a State commemoration next year, according to Senator Colm Burke, who is to put pressure on the Taoiseach to hold a special event on Leeside next year.
Though the Killarney tourism sector has been at it for the bones of 150 years or more, operating with an innate skill and efficiency that is compelling to observe, its food offering has tended to play it safe in the teeth of a largely conservative visiting clientele, top-heavy with ageing Americans.
The development and design team for a proposed 34-storey hotel tower at Leeside’s Port of Cork site is to host a public information event tomorrow on the €150m scheme, prior to lodging an application for planning permission for what would be Ireland’s tallest tower, by a margin of nearly 10 storeys.
Bishop-elect in the Diocese of Cork and Ross, Fr Fintan Gavin, has addressed concerns about a la carte Catholicism by stressing that you have to build on where people are at with their faith with the hope of opening their minds to God.
Inspections of disability centres have found that in one facility master keys used by staff were repeatedly taken, and some residents were threatened and intimidated; in another, high levels of adverse incidents continued to occur despite reviews.
Almost half of all the rooms in Cork city’s largest student apartment complex, where €10,000-a-year penthouse units boast “seriously Instagramable views” of the city, have been snapped up ahead of the new academic term.
THE arrival of Monkstown’s oft-coveted Castle House for sale on a weekend when Cork celebrates all things ocean and harbour related is an irony that would not have been lost on this home’s long-time owner, the late, great and erudite Cork gentleman Charlie Hennessy.