A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A series of heart-warming videos, in which a five-year-old girl interviews elderly West Cork residents — some of them in their mid-90s — will be launched on YouTube, and other social media platforms, later this month.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
Diarmuid Ó Dálaigh, proprietor, Oaklodge Nursing Home, Cloyne, Co Cork
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
spends a couple of days in Mallorca, to see if the latest Google technology can convert him to the joys of travelling with tech.
Mon, 01 Apr, 2019
THE tree is up, Santa letters are in the post and the kinder-spawn fret endlessly as to whether the man himself will pony up on their extensive list of demands, but it is only on hitting Dublin that I begin to feel the first stirrings of Christmas spirit. The town is delightfully en fete: enough lights to humble the milky way, pine forests in every window and streets packed with grimly determined shoppers.
Sat, 22 Dec, 2018
Former Ireland and Munster star Tomás O’Leary can still count on the support of the rugby fraternity now that he’s ventured into the world of business.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018
Dawn raids and doggedness lifted Listowel to the top of this year’s Tidy Towns competition after 25 years of trying.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018
A man whose wife died in April 2017 after a cancer misdiagnosis has recalled her last days and outlined how difficult he found being told she was wrongly given the all-clear from a smear test.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
Picture the scene: in sparkling sunshine out of doors, a young couple are joined together in matrimony. The celebrant inclines her head to fasten their hands together, the bright red plumage of her hat matching the bride’s shimmering lipstick.
Sun, 01 Jul, 2018
Paul Dingivan and Paul Reck, two men who lost their wives to cervical cancer, are the latest people to go public with their grief in order to get to the truth about the smear test scandal.
Tue, 15 May, 2018
A Fermoy man has revealed that his late wife is one of the 17 women identified by the HSE as having died after a review found they were mistakenly given the all-clear for cancer.
Mon, 14 May, 2018
Senior health officials are to be grilled to establish who knew what and when about damning CervicalCheck memos.
Mon, 14 May, 2018
The French police officer who swapped himself for a female supermarket employee being held hostage had already received a lifetime of accolades by the time he walked unarmed into the store under attack by an extremist gunman.
Sun, 25 Mar, 2018
Ulster's director of rugby Les Kiss is leaving his post by "mutual consent, effective immediately".
Wed, 31 Jan, 2018
A witness has shared a photograph of the moment an engine fire started in an old Land Rover that destroyed around 1,400 vehicles in a car park near Liverpool's Echo Arena yesterday.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
Owen Mc Loughlin, one half of Jando Design, speaks to
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
A Belarusian-born survivor of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been appointed to the board of directors of Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International charity.
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
This week I’m sharing my favourite Irish online companies for Christmas shopping. Recipe wise, I’ve got my smoked mackerel pate and posh nuts, the perfect nibbles for any Christmas party.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017
Brave transplant patient Isabel Terry is said to be in “great form” after being transferred from intensive care to a special ward.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
Dylan Quinn is a dancer and choreographer from Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, and is about to tour with the Firkin Crane’s Dx2, a double bill of contemporary dance duets. Venues include Firkin Crane, Cork, on November 18; and Siamsa Tíre, Tralee, on November 22. Details at www.firkincrane.ie
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
A husband who murdered a popular primary school teacher after she confronted him about making indecent images has been jailed for life in England with a minimum term of 23 years.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
Here’s what’s going on in the world of Irish food.
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
Warm tributes have been paid to theatre giant Michael Twomey — one half of the legendary comedy duo Cha and Miah — who died yesterday aged 84.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
A heartbroken mum says her son could still be alive if a cross-border driving ban scheme had come in earlier.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
Tomás O’Leary yesterday announced his retirement from professional rugby “happy and content that it is time to move on”.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017
Julie Parsons has been a trailblazer in the crime genre, and her long-awaited seventh novel is thought provoking and clever, writes
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
A man who claims he was indecently assaulted as a 14-year-old boy by two former BBC radio presenters has told a court in England he recognised them instantly from a photograph after hearing news of their arrest.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
Jancee Dunn’s new book, How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids, could be the practical relationship and parenting bible we’ve been missing, writes
Thu, 18 May, 2017
A women's football team in England that took three seasons to score a goal when they started as juniors is on the verge of scoring a famous league championship.
Sat, 08 Apr, 2017
Add a little spring to your indoors with these colourful hanging flower pots, I like the leather cord detail.
Sat, 25 Mar, 2017
The heartbroken mother of a teenager killed by a man with almost 500 convictions says she will never be able to forgive him.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
The head of the Irish Innocence Project has criticised the Greek justice system after a Carlow woman’s husband who is fighting to clear his name of crimes independent evidence shows he did not commit was prevented from attending his own appeal hearing in that country.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2017
Ten days since Tomás O’Leary first landed in the Languedoc region for a four-month tour of duty with Montpellier and the 33-year-old scrum-half must feel as if his feet are yet to really find terra firma.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
UCC’s new-look women’s outfit will be given the sternest of early tests as they reacquaint themselves with Munster hockey.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2016
Tue, 27 Sep, 2016
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016
Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
Fri, 12 Aug, 2016
Tue, 02 Aug, 2016
We all know cats can go off on a wander for a few days at a time, but this Belfast cat takes the biscuit by disappearing for 18 months and turning up in Liverpool.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2016
Humblebrag. Noun. An ostensibly modest or self-deprecating statement whose actual purpose is to draw attention to something of which one is proud.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
On Wednesday Dublin Zoo will open a brand new orang-tan enclosure, a new €3m forest home that will replicate their natural habitat in Borneo. Still a construction site, wears her hard hat and goes behind the scenes to take a look.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016