If you picked up this column a few weeks ago, you might remember that I was in the middle of a lengthy tooth implant process and bragging about how sexy I thought having no front tooth made me. Since then, I have been punished by the gods for my vanity. That’s right, Narcissus has stared into the reflecting pool too long.
Ella Martin suffered nothing more than routine minor childhood illness until her sudden death, aged 3. Her distraught family is hoping an inquest this week can clarify what happened on that fateful day in 2015, writes Health Correspondent.
A High Court action brought by a 12-year-old girl has been adjourned to allow a body that governs Irish dancing consider her application for an exemption to allow her dance in a forthcoming world championship qualifier.
A 12-year-old girl has launched High Court proceedings against a body that governs Irish dancing aimed at allowing her participate in a world championship qualifier due to take place next month.
By the time Ella Fitzgerald came to perform at the Cork Jazz Festival in October 1980, she was the well-established and undisputed singing queen of the world jazz scene. Fitzgerald’s stint at Cork Opera House was a welcome boost for the then burgeoning festival, whose organisers shelled out a reported £16,000 for the star.
The campaign, which aims to try to prevent future tragedies, may be dashed as a government-appointed expert group advise against a change in the law in relation to family involvement and the doctor-patient relationship, writes
LAST Sunday, in an event that in so many ways transcended sport, Cork camogie captain Ashling Thompson captained her county team to win the All Ireland title decisively. Even though Galway supporters — and even some neutrals — might have preferred a different conclusion anyone who knows the personal journey successfully negotiated by Thompson will recognise that her sport was a just a conduit to redemption.
A woman whose husband killed their two daughters before taking his own life has expressed disappointment that a HSE review of his psychiatric care has failed to take on board her calls for greater family involvement in the care of people with mental illness.