A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Generations humbled by the grand cancellation of modern sporting life — something, we will claim that could never have been predicted, writes
Mon, 16 Mar, 2020
A day after their Junior Cup team was eliminated by a St Munchin's second-half comeback, Pres's senior squad inflicted the same fate on the Limerick school
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020
The extraordinary spat between Micheál Martin and Mary Lou McDonald in the Dáil on Thursday night was highly significant in the context of a new government being formed.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2020
Keith Ricken was at an U7 football blitz a while back, chatting to a pal on the sideline, when he heard one of the coaches roar out an order.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2020
I refer to the criticism levelled at The Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, Alphonsus Cullinan concerning the practice of yoga in Catholic schools. A Roman Catholic bishop is a successor of the apostles; he is indeed shepherd of his flock, and carries a staff as a visible symbol of this role. As bishop, he has a sacred duty of pastoral care.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2019
I refer to the Irish Examiner article of Friday October 18, 2019, re: Bishop Cullinan.
Sat, 26 Oct, 2019
We all have a healthy curiosity about how others live. It’s just one of the reasons we love to pore over property and interiors spreads — that peek behind someone else’s front door is just irresistible.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
In Bishop Cullinane’s letter to schools in his parish, the Christian methods of prayer and meditation on Christ are offered as paths to freedom, but all others are dismissed, by referencing a homily by the Pope.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
pays tribute to his late friend — poet and journalist Seán Dunne
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
The Bishop of Waterford has written to Catholic schools in his diocese to say yoga isn't suitable for a parish school setting.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
Last year, his sum total of misplaced jumpers amounted to four.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2019
The National Women’s Council of Ireland is calling for the urgent introduction of safety zone legislation ahead of a planned 40-day prayer vigil outside the National Maternity Hospital by campaigners opposed to abortion.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2019
The Japanese kamikaze pilots of World War 2 crashed into targets, but the modern use of suicide-bombing began when a boy of 13 sacrificed himself during the Iran-Iraq war in 1980, says
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
Incarcerated in Auschwitz and other Nazi death camps Zuzana Ruzickova somehow survived and went on to create the complete recordings of her beloved Bach, writes
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
We recently began watching a new sitcom called, ‘The Kids Are Alright’. It follows an American family in the early seventies as they raise eight sons.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2019
Today is the Feast of the Assumption all over the Christian world, a feast day first instituted by Emperor Maurice in 600 AD and bigged up by Pope Nicholas 1 around 850 AD to rival Christmas and Easter.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
Drawings made by Leonardo da Vinci underneath one of his most popular paintings have been revealed.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
The State paid €2m for a majority stake-holding in the Great Blasket a decade ago, which then-environment minister, John Gormley, considered good value, given the island’s cultural importance and its potential as a tourist attraction.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
The new Bishop of Clonfert has said people of faith must prepare for a much changed world and become navigators of a new and ever deeper evangelisation.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019
It’s the home of the pizza of course but this gorgeous Italian city has a grandeur that can nourish your soul as well, writes.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
Ronan McCarthy has likened the honour and spirit shown by Cork in going down to Kerry yesterday as that which Kerry themselves demonstrated in losing to Dublin in the epic 2016 All-Ireland semi-final.
Sun, 23 Jun, 2019
An ‘animal lover’ today escaped criminal sanction after admitting harassing a man he suspected of cruelty to a horse.
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019
Archbishop Eamon Martin has paid tribute to journalist Lyra McKee "whose life was so cruelly and pointlessly ended by violence" in Derry on Friday.
Sat, 20 Apr, 2019
This year is the 40th anniversary of the release of Monty Python’s Life of Brian. The film met with instant controversy in 1979 and was banned in Ireland, Norway and parts of Britain. In the US, protesters gathered outside cinemas where it aired.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019
His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Fr Fintan Gavin, Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Dublin, as the new Bishop of Cork and Ross.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
Things didn’t finish up for Darran O’Sullivan as he would have liked, either with Kerry or when he last played against their opponents tonight, Mayo.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
IS IT unreasonable to have hoped to get through the first week of 2019 without two women being brutally murdered? We are so regularly exposed to the killing of, and violence against women, it’s a concern that it becomes a part of background noise — something that is undeniably tragic, but also a fact of life, writes
Fri, 11 Jan, 2019
IN recent years, it has become ever more difficult to find holly if you go looking for it in the countryside. Yet, in national parks and woodlands, you can see where trees have been savaged and almost cut down in a cavalier way, obviously for sale later.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2018
President Michael D Higgins has used his annual Christmas and New Year message to urge Ireland to "ensure there is room at the inn" for migrants "in search of safety and hope" and for Irish people "missing the necessary securities of home".
Fri, 21 Dec, 2018
As Silent Night turns 200,unwraps the story behind the Christmas carol in Austria.
Sat, 08 Dec, 2018
Now is the time to get organised if you want to make your own mincemeat, Christmas cake and pudding. You need to give them at least the next few weeks to allow the flavours to blend. Stir-up Sunday is traditionally the last Sunday before Advent, which this year is tomorrow, Sunday November 25.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2018
gives us a unique insight into the incredible highs and bone-chilling lows of his latest travel adventure from Siberia to Saigon, airing on TG4 tonight.
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018
A Catholic bishop has said he is establishing a "delivery ministry" of people who will be attempting to rid people of the devil and warned against the possibility of users of Reiki and other healing methods being exposed to evil spirits
Tue, 09 Oct, 2018
Audrey has been sorting out Cork people for ages...
Fri, 14 Sep, 2018
Pope Francis has said he hopes the World Meeting of Families will bring "renewed encouragement to families everywhere".
Tue, 21 Aug, 2018
We think we should struggle in life. But really, all we have to do is let go and ask a higher power for help, writes
Sat, 11 Aug, 2018
‘Humanae Vitae’ is the defended gateway that has held the ground against further ideological incursions into the ecclesial sheepfold, writes
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
The declining numbers of clergy and of church-goers, and our new, multicultural society pose challenges to our Catholic-identity communities, says Fr Éamonn Fitzgibbon.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2018
Audrey has been sorting out Cork people for ages
Fri, 20 Jul, 2018
Made famous by the Healy-Rae’s, it’s a lit like no other and similar to other counties.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
“Dad, I’m cheering for England in the World Cup!”
Thu, 05 Jul, 2018
THERE’S an awful lot of strangeness when you reach your first Champions League final in 11 years.
Sat, 26 May, 2018
The great Tom Wolfe passed away last week. Master of the masters of the universe, he was 88, and if his last book was an oddity — The Kingdom Of Speech, really? — some of its predecessors are well known to you, gentle reader, writes
Mon, 21 May, 2018