Last Monday, Adare, Co Limerick, remembered Jerry McCabe on the 20th anniversary of the IRA attack which claimed his life near the village post office. Yesterday, his own people and hundreds of others gathered in Ballylongford, Co Kerry, where he was brought up to pay their tribute.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
Certain things tend to run in families — particularly names. Williams Rossa Cole is a great grandson of O’Donovan Rossa. His brother is Ross Williams Cole, and their father was William Rossa Cole. The brothers have four children between them — all have a Rossa in their name.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
Life in Listowel conjures images of Synge’s words, ‘the springtime of the local life has not been forgotten’. With cuts to arts budgets around the country, it is more imperative than ever that the likes of Writers’ Week see resources renewed and replenished, writes
Wed, 27 May, 2015
MARGARET McLOUGHLIN was born with three things. Down syndrome; a serious untreatable heart condition; and a huge, infectious, and empathetic personality. She wasn’t expected to live. But live she did, to the fullest extent that was possible.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2014