UCD manager John Divilly praised his side’s composure as last year’s beaten finalists saw off an erratic NUI Maynooth to open their Sigerson Cup campaign with a win.
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018
Former taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out any possibility of running for the presidency and said it is entirely a matter for Michael D Higgins if he wants to remain at Áras an Uachtaráin.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
talks to Neil Kelders about using photography to raise awareness of mental health and the groups’ upcoming exhibition.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
The founding president of the University of Limerick is sending his honorary doctorate in the post back to the National University of Ireland, after failing to receive a formal response from it.
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
Next Tuesday, August 9, will be the 10th anniversary of one of the events that toppled the Ponzi scheme we had disastrously regarded as an exemplary way of ordering society.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
The founding president of the University of Limerick Professor Edward Walsh is handing back the honorary doctorate awarded to him by the NUI because he objects to former Taoiseach Brian Cowen receiving the honor.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
They decided to devote it all - all of the resources they inherited - to buying every election they possibly could, writes
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
Former taoiseach Brian Cowen has said he regrets that a quarter of a million people lost their jobs during the recession.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
Ford have announced a five-year scholarship with UCC to commemorate 100 years in Ireland.
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017
Ford have announced a new five-year scholarship with UCC to commemorate 100 years in Ireland.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
Tue, 14 Feb, 2017
The uncle of 18-year-old Kym Owens has described how her family’s life “has come to a standstill” following the vicious assault, which has left her in an induced coma since November.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2017
Mayo boss Stephen Rochford says the spirit within his squad is “second to none” ahead of the start of the new season.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
Wed, 04 Jan, 2017
The stress of looking after a loved one with dementia can negatively impact on both the memory and concentration of the carer, new research shows.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
Mon, 05 Sep, 2016
A new national advisory committee of people with disabilities has been recommended as the best way of ensuring disability rights are safeguarded.
Mon, 09 May, 2016
In ancient Rome there was a political office called the Censor.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2016
Several of Enda Kenny’s loyal senators lost their seats or were last night fighting for their survival.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Fine Gael has been dealt a further blow after high- profile candidates failed to get elected to the Seanad.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
A former president of NUI Galway has been accused of “inappropriately” supporting Aer Arann boss Pádraig Ó Céidigh in the Seanad elections by a leading member of the college’s governing authority.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
It is my opinion that our undemocratic Seanad is no more than an elitist crèche. If anyone is asked to name a senator, they will probably name David Norris. The majority of the electorate have no idea who our senators are or how they get elected.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
From opposite ends of the idealogical spectrum, the two powerful figures would bring a wealth of experience to the Seanad,
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Padraig MacLochlainn, Jerry Buttimer, and Michael McNamara are among the failed Dáil candidates putting their names forward for the Seanad.
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
Although the outcome of the general election has yet to be decided with counts beginning today, another group are now looking to a different election.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
Sun, 14 Feb, 2016
University of Limerick’s Fitzgibbon Cup title defence remains on track despite a narrow defeat to NUIG at Rhebogue in Limerick.
Wed, 10 Feb, 2016
Former trade union leader David Begg has defended his appointment as chairman of a State board, saying his €20,500-a year pay for the role is “not a crock of gold”.
Fri, 15 Jan, 2016
Late frees from goalkeeper Rob Hennelly and Kevin McLoughlin helped new Mayo manager Stephen Rochford get off to a winning start against the students of NUI Galway in Castlebar.
Mon, 04 Jan, 2016
New Mayo manager Stephen Rochford says his team will be “looking to write their own history, game by game, performance by performance” next year.
Fri, 04 Dec, 2015
Fashion designer Don O’Neill; Cork-based Irish furniture designer Joseph Walsh; and art historian and author Nicholas Fox Weber were conferred with honorary doctorates at a ceremony in the Aula Maxima at UCC yesterday.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
Tue, 07 Apr, 2015
While the arguments for wind power seem straightforward and compelling, Wind power would reduce our dependency on foreign oil, wind power is clean and would allow for the shut down of dirty fossil fuel fired power plants.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2015
While taoiseach in 1982 Charles Haughey fulfilled the invitation to the White House for St Patrick’s Day that had been extended to his predecessor Garret Fitz-Gerald. Mr Haughey then invited the president to Ireland on a state visit.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
Further to the comment, in the Irish Examiner, Friday, August 7, that the Government is under pressure to revisit the nuclear option.
Wed, 13 Aug, 2014
The Irish High Court has gone to Europe over a privacy law ruling that could have major repercussions, writes Maria Helen Murphy
Fri, 20 Jun, 2014
A former mother superior at Bessborough Mother and Baby Home has said its adoptions were not forced, that mothers were well-fed, and that its high historic death rates could be explained by lack of access to antibiotics.
Tue, 10 Jun, 2014
It will not just be Fota Island Resort inviting Irish golf to party in two weeks’ time, the Irish Open hosts’ fellow Corkonians are also getting in on the act as a nation of golfers descends on the county for the prestigious European Tour event.
Tue, 03 Jun, 2014
Wed, 26 Feb, 2014
The GAA’s Higher Education Committee have been forced to put in place stand-by venues for three of the Sigerson Cup quarter-finals scheduled for today.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014
Strong emotions can sometime tip over into violence towards parents, who need to stand firm and stay calm, says Helen O’Callaghan.
Sun, 26 Jan, 2014
Having worked as an environmental consultant for nearly 40 years and in as many countries, and from time to time involved with the development and implementation of community drinking water systems, I am appalled at the lack of accountability as regards what Irish Water received by way of consultancy fees.
Fri, 17 Jan, 2014