Check out the action from today's Corn Uí Mhuirí quarter-finals in this slideshow

Some great action shots from today's Corn Uí Mhuirí quarter-finals.

St Brendan's College 1-14  Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne 0-4, pictures by Eamonn Keogh 


St Francis College Rochestown 1-6 Clonakilty CC 0-7, pictures by Des Barry 

CBS HS Clonmel 1-11 Coláiste Choilm Ballincollig 1-8, pictures by Patrick Browne  


Frank Keogh did not want to get a hearing aid. He was afraid that it would make him look old. But now, just several weeks after having one fitted, he says that he can’t do without it.Hearing tests: A word in your ear

I see that a website describes the call of Canarian cory’s shearwaters as ‘waca waca’. It’s a mad, hysterical call, uttered when the parent birds arrive to feed their nestlings.Cory’s shearwaters show long-distance qualities

Is it too much to hope that an important public health matter, such as Lyme disease, will be an issue in the general election? There’s been a worrying reluctance by the authorities to face up to the extent of the disease here.Facing up to Lyme disease

A paper published in Current Biology examines the extinction of a colourful little bird which, until recently, thrived in the eastern US. With the appalling environmental catastrophe enveloping Australia, home to 56 of the world’s 370 parrot species, this account of the Carolina parakeet’s demise is timely.Trying to save the parrot is not all talk

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