Win an over-night stay at Clayton Hotel Cork City

Win an over-night stay at Clayton Hotel Cork City

This competition is now closed. Congratulations Brendan Cooney, Co Galway

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Win a pair of Six Nations tickets to Ireland V Wales

Win a pair of Six Nations tickets to Ireland V Wales

This competition is now closed. Congratulations John O'Sullivan, Co Limerick

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Win a two-night break away at Sneem Hotel, Co Kerry

Win a two-night break away at Sneem Hotel, Co Kerry

Sneem Hotel is nestled in Golden, Cove on the famous Ring of Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way. This quiet and unspoilt location will take your breath away and make you feel right at home from the moment you arrive at this beautiful hotel.

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Win a break away at Vienna Woods Hotel with Glow

Win a break away at Vienna Woods Hotel with Glow

This competition is now closed, congratulations Sandra Farrell, Dublin 16.

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Win a course at Ballymaloe Cookery School

Win a course at Ballymaloe Cookery School

Congratulation Majella Coakley, Bandon Co Cork

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WIN A TWO-NIGHT BREAK AWAY AT THE KENMARE BAY HOTEL

WIN A TWO-NIGHT BREAK AWAY AT THE KENMARE BAY HOTEL

The Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, located on the Wild Atlantic Way, is the ideal retreat for discovering the gems of Kerry. With self-catering and hotel accommodation and a full leisure centre, you are assured of exceptional comfort and friendly service. Kenmare has some of the best walking, hiking and cycling routes for those who love the great outdoors.

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WIN A FAMILY CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE AT FOTA ISLAND RESORT

WIN A FAMILY CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE AT FOTA ISLAND RESORT

This competition is now closed. Congratulations Clare Duggan, Newmarket, Co Cork

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WIN A COCOA BROWN HAMPER

WIN A COCOA BROWN HAMPER

This competition is now closed. Congratulations Emma Whelan, Cork

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WIN A BREAK AWAY WITH CORK CITY BALLET

WIN A BREAK AWAY WITH CORK CITY BALLET

This competition is now closed. Margaret Cunningham

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WIN A BREAK AWAY TO THE CORK FILM FESTIVAL

WIN A BREAK AWAY TO THE CORK FILM FESTIVAL

This competition is now closed. Congratulations to Fergus Murphy

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Win a break away for the Cork Podcast Festival

This competition is now closed. Congratulations Joanne Ryan, Cork

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Win a break away at Kinsale Hotel & Spa

This competition is now closed. Congratulations Joan Connolly, Skibbereen, Co Cork 

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Win premium level tickets for Ireland V Switzerland

This competition is now closed. Congratulations Michael O''Halloran, Michelle Archdeacon, Mark O''Donovan, Tom, Dyer and Kevin Orde. 

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Win a two-night family break at the Oriel House Hotel

This competition is now closed. Congratulations James Hedderman, Co Dublin 

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Win a luxury two-night break at Kinsale Hotel and Spa

This competition is now closed. Congratulations Michelle Archdeacon, Banteer, Co Cork

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Win a break away at the Lyrath Estate Hotel

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. 

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Win a break away at the Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown

This competition is now closed. Congratulations Ger Byrne, Co Wexford 

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Win a stunning staycation for two at the newly refurbished four-start Carrigaline Hotel

This competition is now closed. Congratulations to Geraldine Delaney, Co Kilkenny

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WIN A BREAK AWAY FOR THE CORK LGBT+ PRIDE FESTIVAL

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Congratulations Sarah Connolly, Co Galway

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Win a Cocoa Brown Hamper

Win a Cocoa Brown Hamper

This competition is now closed. Congratulations Maryellen O''Driscoll, Dripsey, Co Cork

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Lindsay Woods: That high horse parked over by the barrel marked, ‘My last shred of dignity,’ is in fact mine

Lindsay Woods: That high horse parked over by the barrel marked, ‘My last shred of dignity,’ is in fact mine

THERE is a scene in the film Mean Girls in which one of the lead characters, Regina George, invites her nemesis and our burgeoning heroine, Cady, to her house along with her group of friends.

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Brendan Grace's illness 'just a little setback', family member says

Brendan Grace's illness 'just a little setback', family member says

Brendan Grace's son-in-law has spoken of the comedian's illness and his willingness to return to the limelight.

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Connolly's Red Mills pulls sponsorship of greyhound racing

Connolly's Red Mills pulls sponsorship of greyhound racing

Connolly's Red Mills is the latest company to cease its sponsorship of greyhound racing.

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ASAP Rocky's Longitude appearance in doubt as rapper is detained by Swedish authorities

ASAP Rocky's Longitude appearance in doubt as rapper is detained by Swedish authorities

ASAP Rocky is due to appear in court in Sweden this morning in relation to an alleged assault.

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In Pictures: US celebrates Independence Day

In Pictures: US celebrates Independence Day

Fireworks, parades and even a hot dog eating competition marked the Fourth of July in America.

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Restaurant review: Franks on Camden Street

Restaurant review: Franks on Camden Street

AS YOU may have gathered by now the Dublin restaurant scene is as vibrant as it has ever been and the great news is that the standards are staying high. If you want to experience it you could start at the bottom of South Great Georges Street and walk towards Rathmines and you will pass several excellent restaurants at all price ranges on this route alone.

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Titanic survivor’s light-up cane to be sold at auction

Titanic survivor’s light-up cane to be sold at auction

Auctioneers described Ella White’s cane as one of the most extraordinary items to have survived the sinking.

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New departure: Landmark JFK terminal transformed into a retro-style hotel

New departure: Landmark JFK terminal transformed into a retro-style hotel

Eero Saarinen’s landmark JFK terminal has been transformed into the new retro-styled TWA Hotel, writes Kya deLongchamps

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Ireland's love affair with Spain continues as the country remains holidaymakers firm favourite

Ireland's love affair with Spain continues as the country remains holidaymakers firm favourite

Our love affair with sunny Spain continues as it remains the most popular destination for Irish people this summer.

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Zapping invaders? We’ll show you how

Zapping invaders? We’ll show you how

Getting rid of three of the worst weeds in your patch can be quite a chore, says Hannah Stephenson

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Robinson denies any friendship with leaders of United Arab Emirates

Robinson denies any friendship with leaders of United Arab Emirates

Former president Mary Robinson has denied that she has any friendship with the leaders of the United Arab Emirates as controversy surrounds the ruling family of Dubai.

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Government accused  of ‘dangerously fudging’ data on migration report

Government accused of ‘dangerously fudging’ data on migration report

The Migration Integration Strategy is a three-year project to support migrants in participating fully in life in Ireland.

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River Liffey kayaking clean-up initiative launched

River Liffey kayaking clean-up initiative launched

GreenKayak operates a free service where volunteers sign up to kayak along the river in exchange for picking up litter.

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Mercosur trade bloc ‘death knell’ for Irish beef sector

Mercosur trade bloc ‘death knell’ for Irish beef sector

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin led critics of the deal.

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Nike ‘pulls flag-themed trainers after complaint from ex-quarterback Kaepernick’

Nike ‘pulls flag-themed trainers after complaint from ex-quarterback Kaepernick’

Many Americans find the Betsy Ross flag symbol offensive because of its connection to slavery.

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BBC salaries: Who’s up and who’s down?

BBC salaries: Who’s up and who’s down?

Today presenters Mishal Husain and John Humphrys have both seen changes in their rate of pay.

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Airbnb estimated to be worth over €700m to the Irish economy last year

Airbnb estimated to be worth over €700m to the Irish economy last year

Airbnb host income and guest spending were estimated to be worth over €700m to the Irish economy in 2018 and globally exceeded €86 bn across 30 countries, according to data released by the company today.

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New girl threatens Amber and Michael’s Love Island romance

New girl threatens Amber and Michael’s Love Island romance

Michael likes the look of newcomer Joanna.

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Over 1 in 6 involved in collision while learning to drive, survey finds

Over 1 in 6 involved in collision while learning to drive, survey finds

A new survey says one in six motorists were involved in at least once collision when they were learning to drive.

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New perjury law may stymie compo culture

New perjury law may stymie compo culture

A defining requirement in a mature, reliable, and honest

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So proud GAA has showed how inclusive it is

So proud GAA has showed how inclusive it is

How fitting it is that just two months after launching its Where We All Belong manifesto, the GAA, living up to and acting upon that assertion, will today walk in the Pride parade for the first time.

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INMO blames understaffing as figures show nurses are victims of nearly 90% of hospital assaults this year

INMO blames understaffing as figures show nurses are victims of nearly 90% of hospital assaults this year

There have been 279 assaults in HSE hospitals in 2019 so far, according to new figures released to Sinn Féin TD Louise O’Reilly in a parliamentary question.

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WIN A BREAK AWAY FOR THE WEST CORK LITERARY FESTIVAL

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Congratulations Emma Deasy

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Tree surgeon believed to have gone over cliffs

Tree surgeon believed to have gone over cliffs

Over the last 23 years, around eight or nine bodies have never been recovered from the seas around the Cliffs of Moher, a garda told an inquest.

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Ivan Cooper 1944-2019: We need more of his type

Ivan Cooper 1944-2019: We need more of his type

Social injustice is injustice no matter from which side of a political or religious divide your opinions are formed.

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Simply off the wall: Your go-to guide to shelving

Simply off the wall: Your go-to guide to shelving

Kya deLongchamps finds 20th-century designed and inspired shelving is still an impressive support act in terms of style and quality

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Mercedes owner Daimler slumps on diesel costs

Mercedes owner Daimler slumps on diesel costs

Daimler shares fell as much as 5% after the German automaker cut its profit forecast for the third time in 12 months, saying it was setting aside hundreds of millions of euros to cover a regulatory crackdown on diesel emissions.

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Monday's Evening Round-up: Tinder rapist Patrick Nevin jailed; Health staff to strike; Trump places sanctions on Iran

Monday's Evening Round-up: Tinder rapist Patrick Nevin jailed; Health staff to strike; Trump places sanctions on Iran

So that’s Monday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

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Ireland shoot to highest finish yet at 2019 European Games

Ireland shoot to highest finish yet at 2019 European Games

Their total tally of 133 points was only two off the mark that earned the Italian pair a spot in the bronze-medal play-off.

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Capturing the castle: Johnstown Castle in County Wexford is well worth checking out

Capturing the castle: Johnstown Castle in County Wexford is well worth checking out

Kya deLongchamps reports on the work on Johnstown Castle in County Wexford

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Caroline Flack: Love Island couples will be tested

Caroline Flack: Love Island couples will be tested

The presenter said she ‘felt love, like steam, coming off’ Amber and Michael.

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Danny Boyle backs Robert Pattinson as the next James Bond

Danny Boyle backs Robert Pattinson as the next James Bond

Boyle quit the upcoming Bond film over “creative differences”.

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KPMG primed and ready to play its part in a thriving Cork City on the Rise

KPMG primed and ready to play its part in a thriving Cork City on the Rise

“It’s an exciting time for Cork,” says Barrie O’Connell, partner in charge, KPMG Cork.

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Petrel Resources confident of finding development partner for Irish offshore exploration licences

Petrel Resources confident of finding development partner for Irish offshore exploration licences

Irish exploration company Petrel Resources has expressed confidence in attracting a major oil and gas company to buy into part of its licence portfolio off the west coast.

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