Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

March 30th - April 5th, 1917Mr Coroner Rice, Solr., held an inquest at the Courthouse, Fermoy into the cause of death of Nellie Norris,...

Walking through Fermoy, the past is far away and yet very...

“Emily Helena (indecipherable) Daughter. But O for the touch of a vanish’d hand.”Another small gravestone still reads “Sacred to the memory of Jane, daughter...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

March 23rd-29th, 1917At Fermoy Courthouse, Mr Edmond A. Rice, Deputy Coroner, held an inquiry into the death of Mr James Dinan, farmer, Chimney Field,...

But first we pause for the new-look Angelus

By Donal O’Keeffe“It’s six o’clock on RTÉ1 and we go shortly to Bryan Dobson and Sharon Ní Bheoláin for the Six One News, but...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

March 16th - 22nd, 1917At Fermoy Sessions, Inspector Farrell, N.S.P.C.C., summoned William Ryan, labourer, residing near Kilworth, for cruelty to his child, aged nine...

The very least we can do is remember Cork’s Magdalene women

Last week I did something I’ve never done before.I lodged a planning objection.The development to which I objected is proposed for a dangerously-derelict property,...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

March 9th - 15th 1917Mr Coroner R. Rice, solr., held an inquest at the Military Hospital, Fermoy, into the circumstances of the death of...

Bouncy Castle Catholics have questions to answer too

Irish society was completely warped by the Catholic Church, writes Donal O’Keeffe. It’s time for a-la-carte Catholics to think about what they condone.The Catholic...

The only way Tuam Babies will get justice – send in...

It was all true. Every word. 796 babies, dumped in a septic tank in Tuam.Last Friday, the Mother and Baby Home Commission of Investigation...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

February 23rd - March 1st, 1917It was announced that a very beautiful illuminated address (a beautifully written and decorated scroll or parchment relating to the...

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