visits Lismore Castle and meets Darren Topps, to hear about his vision for the historic garden.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
Sat, 11 Mar, 2017
reports on the sale of a former mill manager’s house on one third of an woodland acre.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
Two large 19th century ice-houses that once served both the Blackwater salmon trade and a royal household are to be preserved thanks to a collaboration between a local authority and a tidy towns group in the south east.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
Slow Food West Cork host a delightful ‘Pick and Plant’ event (March 20) at Nick’s permaculture smallholding in Rossbrin, near Ballydehob.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
The Mind, Body, Spirit and Yoga Festival in the RDS runs this weekend and offers the chance to discover the latest techniques in self-development and life-enhancing positive psychology with 75 talks by top Irish and international experts.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
As Cork gears up for a feast of music over the next few days, spent the weekend in Lismore with some of the stars to get a taste of what’s in store for Leeside
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
A valuable Wedgwood bowl, part of a dinner service specially commissioned by Queen Victoria, is at the centre of a High Court row.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
says this six-bedroomed, four bathroom period house in the west Cork town is deceiving.
Sat, 04 Jul, 2015
The Prince of Wales has landed in Ireland for a four-day visit and a historic meeting with Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams.
Tue, 19 May, 2015
Britain’s Prince of Wales begins an emotional trip to the west of Ireland today where his great-uncle Louis Mountbatten was assassinated by the IRA.
Tue, 19 May, 2015
A shellfish harvesting company is warning it will seek millions of euro in compensation if Irish Water proceeds with the construction of a new water treatment plant in east Cork.
Mon, 11 May, 2015
THE intricate makings of the modelling world are a looking glass that very few get to be a part of.
Sat, 15 Nov, 2014
Fitzgerald Park on Cork’s Mardyke is once again open fully to the public in all its floral and artistic glory, flanked by Diarmuid Gavin’s controversial Sky Garden and the restored Fr Mathew Fountain.
Sat, 17 May, 2014
I was reading Damien Enright’s feature (March 17, Irish Examiner) on walking in Timoleague.
Thu, 20 Mar, 2014
IT is not necessarily true that familiarity dulls the perception of excellence.
Sun, 17 Mar, 2013
Mary Leland enjoys a talk by Peregrine Cavendish — the Duke of Devonshire — on his family’s extensive collection
Tue, 19 Feb, 2013
A WEIR on one of the country’s finest salmon fisheries is to be removed after a long-running legal battle was settled.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2011
THE Book of Lismore might not have been envisioned as an e-book or a handy little iPad app, yet the rare 15th century manuscript has much in common with 21st century communications, according to UCC president Michael Murphy.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2011
THE Chatsworth Settlement Trust in Derbyshire is “loaning” the Leabhar Mac Cártaigh Riabhach for exhibition at the Glucksman Gallery in UCC.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2011
A DINOSAUR in the garden is just one of the surprises at the Old Presbytery, a ‘gentleman’s residence’ in the heart of the heritage town of Lismore.
Sat, 25 Jun, 2011
A FORMER New York policeman is set to launch a legal battle to reclaim some of Ireland’s greatest estates from their owners.
Tue, 07 Sep, 2010
BUILT several decades ago, for a local west Waterford bank manager, is the large brick-facaded family home Avalon, a mile from Lismore on the way out towards Cappoquin.
Sat, 14 Aug, 2010
HE WAS in posh surroundings recently, was Waterford’s Dan Shanahan, in the lap of luxury as the Munster senior hurling championship was given an impressive and formal lift-off.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2009
Seventeen-year-old social butterfly Georgiana Spencer (Keira Knightley) must marry into money to ensure the social standing of her family in mid-18th century high society.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2009
Johnny Weatherby has been appointed chairman of Ascot racecourse, succeeding the Duke of Devonshire.
Mon, 04 Aug, 2008
THE Galway Races wouldn’t be the same without a few dodgy displays of badly fake-tanned thighs or bottoms, as hordes of women cling to their skimpy dresses blowing in the Atlantic wind.
Thu, 17 Jan, 2008
MYSTERY surrounding a macabre discovery deepened yesterday as it emerged that a skull hidden in a so-called haunted house could belong to a disappeared doctor.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2008
Tommy Barker says you’ll need lots of cash for Ileclash, but it’s worth it.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2007
Deer hunting is one of the rights of the new owner, says Tommy Barker
Sat, 12 May, 2007
CCM have a tidy farm on offer at Careysville, Clondulane, through their newly opened offices in Mitchelstown.
Thu, 31 Aug, 2006
DUNGARVAN’S most historic central landmark, Grattan Square, is set for a €3 million revamp.
Tue, 02 May, 2006
THERE were fears yesterday that the original, hand-written words and music of Ireland's national anthem could leave the country after an auction in April with a guide price of €1.2 million.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2006
THE historic Book of Lismore was compiled at the Franciscan Monastery in Timoleague, and not in Waterford, as its title might indicate.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2006
Thu, 04 Nov, 2004
Brian Meehan has dismissed suggestions that it is asking the impossible for a filly to follow up a maiden-race victory by landing a Classic as he prepares Crystal for Friday’s Vodafone Oaks.
Wed, 02 Jun, 2004
Bachelor Duke may get the chance to add a Group One success over a mile and a quarter later in the season to his victory in the Boylesports 2000 Guineas.
Mon, 24 May, 2004
LISMORE paid tribute yesterday to the Duke of Devonshire who has died aged 84.
Wed, 05 May, 2004
A remarkable collection of art and historical objects dating to Elizabethan England has begun a tour of the United States.
Fri, 09 Apr, 2004
WHEN he announced this week in the Dáil that he was contemplating a referendum to cap the price of housing land, it seemed that our revered Taoiseach had finally qualified for a grant to retire to a home for the bewildered.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2003