The voice of an angel, soul of a poet, heart of a lion — our friend Hugh

An award winning musical will be performed next month, writes LINDA KENNY, in memory of a very special Cork singer and actor READING over the lyrics of the classic Impossible Dream, the best-known song from the award-winning musical Man Of...

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Fighting Words project in Cork

  Free story-telling workshops are to take place in Cork for primary schoolchildren, writes MARY ROSE MCCARTHY, as Graffiti Theatre bring the successful Fighting Words programme, set up by Roddy Doyle and Sean Love, to Blackpool THIS month, Fighting Words...

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Trim back inter county ‘weed’ to halt GAA’s step on slippery slope

By John Arnold I AM genuinely worried about the future of the GAA. When I first got involved in the...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 2:53pm Read More

Board game cafe makes the right move in Cork… and seeks out a permanent home

Board game cafes are popping up all over the world — now Cork’s got one. ELLIE O’BYRNE went along to...

Wednesday, 18/01/17 - 4:01pm Read More

My six week vegan challenge

When JANE MCNAMARA told people she was going vegan she was met with gasps of horror. Here she talks about...

Tuesday, 17/01/17 - 3:40pm Read More

What a real Gem! He’s always by Dylan’s side

Life has changed for nine-year-old Dylan O’Sullivan since a very special dog entered his life, writes ELLIE O’BYRNE THERE are...

Tuesday, 17/01/17 - 3:36pm Read More

Cork: Ready for brain hacking?

As hypnotist and mentalist Keith Barry prepares to return to the Everyman this month, COLETTE SHERIDAN talks to him about working...

Monday, 16/01/17 - 2:19pm Read More

Cervical cancer: Screening saves lives

An average of 300 women are diagnosed every year in Ireland with cervical cancer — one tenth of these are in...

Monday, 16/01/17 - 2:14pm Read More

I wouldn’t watch Trump in Mamma Mia, why should I heed an actress’s political sermon?

By John Dolan HE’S gone and torn it now — and he hasn’t even parked his ample backside in the...

Saturday, 14/01/17 - 2:46pm Read More

Don’t delay, don’t be afraid… get checked!

It’s 10 years since Kate McNamara was diagnosed with the ‘silent killer‘, ovarian cancer. She tells CHRIS DUNNE about her...

Saturday, 14/01/17 - 2:39pm Read More

I’d sing away to myself in hospital, or in prison, or on on the streets, music is my life

This week, Claddagh Rogues will launch a new album as part of a festival to raise discussion around mental health....

Thursday, 12/01/17 - 2:27pm Read More

I’m alive… but not living as I wait for transplant

She has spent 14 years on the waiting list for a double lung and heart transplant. Bishopstown woman Isabel Terry,...

Thursday, 12/01/17 - 2:08pm Read More

Project on secret life of teens raises alarms

Ahead of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition this week, ELLIE O’BYRNE talks to Cork students about their projects...

Tuesday, 10/01/17 - 4:42pm Read More

Teens battling their addictions

More than 170 young people were referred to the Matt Talbot Adolescent Services in Cork last year. AEDIN JOHNSTON talks...

Monday, 09/01/17 - 3:58pm Read More

And the winner of this year’s Diffney Quiz is…

Diffney Quiz Holly Bough answers THE winner of the €500 prize for the 2016 Holly Bough Diffney Quiz was Marian...

Friday, 06/01/17 - 11:12am Read More

Offering a gentle touch to other cancer patients

Having battled cancer and leukaemia, Bandon woman Caroline Warren has retrained as a therapist, specialising in oncology massage, writes CHRIS...

Friday, 06/01/17 - 10:58am Read More

How you can parent the internet for kids

With huge numbers of children receiving internetconnected gadgets for Christmas, the experts give advice about keeping them safe online TODAY’S tech-savvy...

Friday, 06/01/17 - 10:53am Read More

Resolve to fix those finances in 2017!

Need advice on how to get a grip on your finances in 2017? CAROL BRICK of CWM Wealth Management, who...

Friday, 06/01/17 - 10:47am Read More

More than 8000 visitors in three days… let’s see what Litfest 2017 will bring

The programme for Ballymaloe LitFest 2017 was announced this week, with tickets on sale from January 9. ELLIE O’BYRNE finds...

Thursday, 05/01/17 - 3:46pm Read More

Building a future for our lion-hearted little Fionn

Ahead of a fundraising event this weekend, CHRIS DUNNE talks to the parents of an ill two-year-old boy, Fionn Barry,...

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