Person: Pat O’Donnell
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
THE OLD pagan festival of Bealtaine, marking the coming of summer and the season of fertility, is still celebrated at an ancient stone fort at the foot of the Paps mountains,
Mon, 09 May, 2016
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
Gardaí have refused to rule out further arrests in connection with an alleged human trafficking ring in Co Donegal.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
A major multi-agency investigation into slave labour is under way in Co Donegal.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2015
Gardaí have issued a direct appeal to more than 600 people who attended a nightclub in Donegal on the night a teenager passed away in unexplained circumstances.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
An investigation into the death of Letterkenny girl Tory Johnston has been unable to find a cause of death.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
Colm Collins’ appointment as Clare football manager last October garnered but a few inches of space in the national papers.
Sat, 01 Feb, 2014
The Limerick intermediate team is still without a manager, but, in a compromise that was backed unanimously at a meeting of the county board in Claughaun GAA club last night, the dispute that had threatened to throw the county back into the chaos it had witnessed only three years ago was finally resolved.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2013
The Army Bomb Disposal Unit is searching for more devices at the scene of a booby-trap car bombing in Co Donegal.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2013
He will go down in the All-Ireland hurling final annals alongside Joe Canning but, in all honesty, Domhnall O’Donovan didn’t know much about his point that was heard all around the hurling world.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2013
A sports-loving lad who had been planning his next trip to Old Trafford for a Manchester United game in September, was laid to rest near the Cork/Kerry border yesterday after succumbing to a two-and-a-half year battle with cancer.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013
From early morning they started to come — families, older people and, especially, the young. And the most striking thing about the place was the silence, broken only by birdsong and cars going by in the bright June sunshine.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2013
The section of river where 17-year-old Christopher O’Sullivan got into difficulties and later died has been used by local swimmers for generations.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2013
A 24-hour prayer vigil for fine weather has been held on the Kerry-Cork border.
Sat, 18 May, 2013
Aidan O’Brien won the Irish Stallion Farms 2-Y-0, the first juvenile event of the season over a mile, for the fifth consecutive season when King George River triumphed in Gowran Park last night, providing jockey Colm O’Donoghue with the second leg of a double.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2012
Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland has announced a $350m (€275m) investment at its Mayo plant which will create 200 new jobs over the next four years as well as 250 construction jobs.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2012
IRELAND’S economic recovery will continue to gather momentum next year while its attractiveness as a business environment has not changed.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2011
LEADING greyhound trainer Paul Hennessy made a dream start to his career as a racehorse handler when Cheers Buddy, his first runner, got up close home under a power-packed ride by Joseph O’Brien to land the i105-107FM Handicap at Dundalk last night.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2011
GARDAÍ have smashed a gang who were using an oil tanker to steal home heating oil from hundreds of houses.
Wed, 02 Mar, 2011
US firm Allergan is creating 20 new positions in Westport after the site was chosen for the manufacture of a new product.
Tue, 08 Feb, 2011
There are some, indeed plenty of, excellent documentaries hitting our cinema screens these days and this one, close to home, fits the bill to perfection with its classic David and Goliath story of a rural community pitted against the combined, ruthlessly uncaring, power of corporate clout and government compliance.
Fri, 03 Dec, 2010
THE Tom Mullins trained King’s Vintage ran away with the Corcorans’ Furniture and Carpets Handicap at Killarney last night.
Wed, 14 Jul, 2010
Four Shell to Sea campaigners have been arrested for public order offences after chaining themselves to the stairwells in the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.
Fri, 21 May, 2010
Four Shell to Sea campaigners have chained themselves to the stairwells inside the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources in Dublin.
Fri, 21 May, 2010
YOUR editorial (April 28) began well, but quickly deteriorated into the usual inaccurate and criminalising caricature of the protest by people against Shell in Co Mayo.
Wed, 05 May, 2010
Police chiefs tonight defended operations at the controversial Corrib gas project after a human rights body accused officers of acting unlawfully, failing to take protesters seriously and claimed a Superintendent misled the public.
Tue, 27 Apr, 2010
LOCAL opponents of the Corrib Gas project in Co Mayo have rejected a Shell Ireland offer to discuss changes to the route of a controversial onshore pipeline while a leading Shell-to-Sea activist remains in jail.
Tue, 13 Apr, 2010
YESTERDAY’S West Waterford Foxhounds point-to-point meeting at Lismore is one that will live long in the memory of teenager Jason Kiely for the 18-year-old amateur from Herbertstown partnered an initial career winner aboard the Patrick Farrell-trained Haile Deadly in the winners of one contest.
Mon, 22 Mar, 2010
Dublin bucked the economic trend this week with a €6m sponsorship deal with mobile phone giant Vodafone. But are companies still as keen to have their names and logos emblazoned across the front of county jerseys? Brendan O’Brien investigates
Sat, 23 Jan, 2010
The story of the controversial Corrib Gas project told through the eyes of locals is expected to reach a world audience thanks to a groundbreaking new documentary.
Sun, 27 Dec, 2009
AFTER a much-anticipated meeting of the county board last night in Ennis, the Clare hurling crisis looks set to continue, with senior hurling manager Mike McNamara still in place, despite the stated wishes of the overwhelming majority of the panel of 2009.
Wed, 11 Nov, 2009
ENERGY Minister Eamon Ryan has ruled out any chance of the Government renegotiating the Corrib gas deal with Shell and its partners after admitting any changes would damage Ireland’s reputation abroad.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2009
A massive security operation was under way in Co Mayo today as work on the final stages of energy giant Shell’s bitterly disputed gas refinery began.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2009
A small Irish coastal community was gripped in a massive security operation tonight to allow final offshore work to begin on energy giant Shell’s bitterly disputed gas refinery.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2009
Energy giant Shell today strongly denied any involvement in the alleged sinking of a trawler carrying protesters opposed to its controversial new gas terminal in Ireland.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2009
LINCOR Solutions, a privately-owned Cork-based hospital technology manufacturer, is strongly considering a stock market flotation within the next year, in order to accelerate growth.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2008
GARDAÍ have ordered drug tests on the body of a 30-year-old man who died yesterday. He was named locally as David Orr, from St Johnston, Co Donegal.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2008
CLARE hurling selector Tim Crowe last night claimed “an orchestrated and cunning attempt is being made by a small section with a huge vested interest” to force manager Tony Considine to resign.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2007
Fri, 17 Feb, 2006
A MOVE from Cusack Park to a greenfield site in Ennis could be forced on the Clare County Board, chairman Michael McDonagh warned the weekend convention in Ennis.
Mon, 12 Dec, 2005
CLARE County Board are to unveil a new sponsorship deal worth an estimated €1 million.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2005
LOCAL residents are welcoming the decision of Bord Pleanala to hold a full oral hearing into a controversial planning application for a 16.5-hectare quarry in Co Tipperary.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2005