In his weekly column, John Arnold recalls a few fascinating hours in the apiary, learning the basics of beekeeping and honey production.
One of the most depressing things about the recent bus strike was how it highlighted the fact that hitchhiking was almost extinct, so says Ailin Quinlan
Young offenders research in Ireland throws up some interesting debates, writes Psychologist Laura Blowick, in the ‘Garda Review’
At a time when so many are questioning faith and faith matters in general, it is marvellous to see people's generosity, warmth and kindness, so says John Arnold
Good Friday may never be the same again... in her weekly column COLETTE SHERIDAN reflects on the alcohol ban which could be lifted by next year
In her weekly column Ailin Quinlan looks at a story that hit headlines all over the world this week, regarding Ireland's women's soccer team
THAT the investment in supporting the Irish language is short-sighted, is one of the most shocking discussion points that has arisen from the release of the Census 2017 preliminary figures.
In his weekly column John Arnold talks about the basket of mixed emotions at 'giving away' his only daughter
The 14th Cork Lifelong Learning Festival is underway this week, and features more than 600 events. Festival Co-ordinator TINA NEYLON talks about its success at home and abroad
In his weekly column, retired garda Trevor Laffan has penned a poignant piece, recalling a missing person's case in the 70s
Much of the time, modern parents have little or no idea what’s going on with their kids or who their kids are talking to or listening to, writes Ailin Quinlan in her weekly column
What worries me about the generations growing up is their dependence, maybe even over-dependence on all kinds of electronic media, so says John Arnold in his weekly column
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with a Disability — Ireland still hasn’t ratified it. Padraig Hannafin says this is an affront to those with disabilities
Recently returned to Cork, Joe O’Shea, a journalist and broadcaster with a strong interest in Brand Storytelling, passionately believes it’s time to define ourselves once more
In her weekly column COLETTE SHERIDAN says the stigma of illegitimacy is gone but it’s time negligent fathers were called out.
Ever heard of a 'Hauling Home' ceremony for newlyweds? John Arnold recalls the tradition
A total of 358,000 people left Ireland to build a new future for themselves between 2008 and 2012 — among those emigrating were members of my family, writes ELAINE DUGGAN
Ireland has no right to talk about any other country's role in the refugee crisis while still we maintain our cruel and shameful direct provision system.
In her weekly column COLETTE SHERIDAN talks about the demise of letter writing
In her weekly column Ailin Quinlan outlines why we must never hesitate to help lone parent families or begrudge the support given to them by the Irish State
As Ned Hartnett celebrates his 100th birthday, John Arnold says he's honoured to know such an amazing man and to listen to his storytelling and dispensing of wisdom
In his weekly column John Arnold looks at our love for amateur drama festivals
In her weekly column Ailin Quinlan says it was a mind-set that helped to publicly crucify Maurice McCabe.
“It’s not a life, it’s an existence,” said thirty-seven year old Cork woman, Patricia Connolly, speaking after the screening last week of RTE’s shocking programme, ‘Living on the List.’ It told the harrowing story of the hell that people, including children, are experiencing as they languish on the public hospital waiting list which, at over 632,000, is the highest ever. There is nothing quite as debilitating as physical pain. Patricia’s pain is “like having a heavy period every day of the week.” It’s relentless. You could see the pain in her face. She said her pain feels like her i
Days after US President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order sharply curtailing immigration and the rights of refugees; concerns about America’s relationship with the Muslim world continue to grow.
Oliver Stone’s film ‘Snowden’ may change US public opinion and garner support to pardon the whistleblower, who performed a public service in the public interest, says James Bamford.