Thu, 04 Jun, 2020
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
WHEN Ireland’s golden couple, Brian O’Driscoll and Amy Huberman, announced the birth of their daughter, Sadie, in February 2013, they started a trend — Sadie became one of the most popular girls’ names in Ireland for the first time. Why are Irish parents, like Brian and Amy, opting for shorter versions for their children and do these and other trends have any long term impact, asks
Mon, 01 Dec, 2014
I SPENT a good deal of last weekend at the Special Olympic Games in Limerick. And a glorious weekend it was. A wonderful, intimate, family-focused opening ceremony on Thursday night was followed by three days of intense competition in the variety of sports in which Special Olympic athletes compete. A lot of the Games was centred on the University of Limerick campus, and the place couldn’t have been more welcoming.
Tue, 17 Jun, 2014
The judge who imposed three-year suspended sentences on the four young people involved in the chain of supply of drugs to two young Dungarvan men found dead in Kinsale said the case was an eloquent expression of the tragedy that drugs destroy lives.
Sat, 01 Mar, 2014