Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

February 16th-22nd, 1917Considerable disappointment was manifested at Fermoy when it was found that there were no potatoes in the Saturday market for sale although...

An Open Letter to Ryan Tubridy

An open letter to Ryan Tubridy from Donal O'KeeffeDear Ryan,I watched the Late Late Show the other night and was struck by your...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

February 9th - 15th, 1917The position of principal teacher was advertised for the National School, Kilmagner (mixed), Castlelyons, Fermoy. A thorough knowledge of Irish...

False abuse claims against Maurice McCabe make life even worse for...

False sex abuse allegations against Sergeant Maurice McCabe destroyed his life and the lives of his family, and the apparent weaponisation of those false...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

February 2nd-8th, 1917A sensational occurrence happened at Kilballyboy near Clogheen when James Greelye, a small farmer, was found dead on the road by his...

Enda: either stand up to the bully or stay home

Trump is a vain, thin-skinned bully who will take offence if Enda gives him anything less than the full Leprechaun plámás. If we offer...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

January 26th - February 1st, 1917John O'Donnell, Castlegrace, Clogheen, sued Cornelius Walsh, also of Castlegrace, to recover £50 damage for the alleged cutting down...

New Politics – radical or redundant

Irish politics doesn't really do radical, but New Politics has picked a dangerous time to make politics seem so utterly redundant, writes Donal O'Keeffe.Last...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

January 19th-25th, 1917The annual report of the School Attendance Committee came before the members of Fermoy Urban Council for consideration. It showed that the...

‘It seems to me a miracle we don’t have people begging...

It was snowing on Paul Street two Thursday nights ago. Not dry, fluffy Hollywood snow, but Irish snow. Cold, white rain, basically.I was...

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