Person: Paul Howard
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
If an average Six Nations fixture takes place on the day of the apocalypse, a Rugby World Cup is a declaration of war.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
Five things too look out for the week ahead with Des O'Driscoll
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
Take a peek at some of the slate here.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
Like a lot of podcast genres — and browsing a bookshop — when it comes to book shows, it’s about finding what suits you.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
It’s summer, so time for men venture out of their caves and remember their primal roots by throwing a slab of raw meat on the fire.speaks with five males who know their way around a blazing barbecue.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
For recent winners of the Cork Premier Intermediate Football Championship, consolidation at senior level wasn’t the priority it should have been.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
Supermacs owner Pat McDonagh is reportedly interested in buying famous Dublin nightclub Copper Face Jacks and the adjoining Jackson Court Hotel.
Sun, 17 Mar, 2019
It's legendary. It has had a musical made in its honour. It's been Dublin's 'dating site' and a near-certain place to pull, or be pulled.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
From old classics to modern literary fiction and meditation, ten celebs tell Richard Fitzpatrick their favourite read of 2018.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018
Jim X Comet has been involved in music in Cork for the past four decades. He played with such bands as Belsonic Sound and the Dancing Bastards From Hell, as well as managing the Comet Records shop.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
The High Court has continued an injunction against the owners of several Dublin properties who allegedly forcibly removed tenants from one of their premises.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
A financial fund-appointed receiver has secured a High Court injunction against the owners of several Dublin properties over reports last weekend that tenants had been forcibly removed from one of the premises.
Wed, 31 Jan, 2018
Cork was a big winner at last night’s Bord Gáis Energy Book Awards, as the critically acclaimed history tome Atlas of the Irish Revolution picked up the Best Irish Published Book of the Year.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
EVERY morning, Paul Howard and his dog set off from Dublin at 7am to drive to Avoca, where he spends the day writing.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
Marian Keyes, Roddy Doyle, and Cecelia Ahern have all been shortlisted for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
Sunday Times chief sports writer David Walsh repeatedly described paedophile Tom Humphries as “a fine man” in 2012, after the latter had been arrested on suspicion of child sex offences, but before he was charged.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017
Every Irish woman will identify with Aisling, the comic creation of friends, Sarah Breen and Emer McLysaght, says Ciara McDonnell.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
The last of the great Anglo-Irish writers, Molly Keane, who died 20 years ago today, has been the chief focus of the 13th Cork World Book Fest — a six-day literary jamboree currently packing out both the Central Library and Triskel Christchurch.
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
Listening to Allison Wagner last week speak about the torment she suffered for many years after finishing second to Michelle Smith, we couldn’t help but think how there was more than one swimmer in that Atlanta pool 20 years ago who sadly lost perspective on what sport is supposed to be all about.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
A homeless man, who shares a €1.5m trust fund with his sister, is to ask a judge to make him a part payment of €4,500 to “keep a roof over his head” pending a trial to determine his full entitlement.
Tue, 09 Feb, 2016
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
IS Paul Howard an evil genius who manufactured the siege of Vico Road for his own ends? Howard is the prolific author of the Ross O’Carroll Kelly columns and novels.
Sat, 07 Mar, 2015
Here's our weekly guide to 'arts and cultural' events that will help you escape the box AND keep you out of the pub
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
It opened with a sigh, continued with a groan, and quickly it became apparent that RTÉ Radio 1’s new — or at least reconditioned — signing was in the soup.
Tue, 03 Feb, 2015
Paul Howard’s new project is about a British playboy, but his D4 classic still has appeal for those outside the Pale, says
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
Des O’Driscoll reveals what he expects will be the arts and entertainment highlights of spring 2015.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
For a guy whose skills you can only admire, doesn’t Cristiano Ronaldo make himself so hard to like?
Tue, 27 May, 2014
He said he preferred tinned salmon to fresh salmon because he came from an impoverished widow’s family in pre-war Leeds, where the height of posh tastiness was tinned salmon.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2014
It is reported a stage show is to be written about one of the country's most famous night clubs.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
The literary stars came out last night for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards in Dublin.
Wed, 27 Nov, 2013
There are a couple of distinguishing aspects to Dublin’s largest book festival.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2013
Ireland suffered a disappointing start to the Home International Championship at Ganton, suffering a narrow 8-7 defeat at the hands of a below strength England side.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2013
Having an ‘online presence’, like a website, a blog, or being on Facebook or Twitter, is now a must for authors, says, to keep publishers keen
Fri, 07 Jun, 2013
Audrey McGrath and Deric Hartigan at the Anglo the Musical in Dublin.
Sun, 18 Nov, 2012
With disgraced banker Seán FitzPatrick’s puppet banished to the storeroom of the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre for legal reasons, Anglo: The Musical could easily have been a case of Hamlet without the prince.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2012
Despite Gabriel Byrne’s scathing comments the Irish film star joined a gathering at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre last night for one of the most eagerly awaited musicals of recent years.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2012
Legal action has not diluted Anglo: The Musical’s fierce caricatures of the players in our economic crash, says Padraic Killeen
Tue, 13 Nov, 2012
SMALL but perfectly formed was the verdict on the Liss Ard arts and music festival in West Cork over the weekend.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2012
Maeve was an inspiration both personally and professionally because she was such a glorious writer who understood people — and because she wanted Irish women writers to realise they were wonderful and stick together.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
The new-look Liss Ard Festival was launched yesterday outside Skibbereen in West Cork.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2012
ENCOMPASSING all the art forms, as well as food-themed events and debate, Kinsale Arts Festival (Jul 7 to 15) really has something for everyone.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2012