The tragedy of ’42

On the 6th September, 1942 battalions of the Irish Army were carrying out manoeuvres in Fermoy as part of major preparations for World War.  The...

Ballingarry Ringfort – A medieval settlement in County Limerick

Excavations by John Hunt 1949 -51 John Hunt, of Hunt Museum fame, had developed a keen interest in archaeology, participating on different excavations including the...

As my mam says …

By Oliver Stack A cheerless sort of a morning, I was thinking to myself. It was, in my opinion, everything a morning shouldn’t be. Grey...

REVIEW: 2018 – ‘A Season of Sundays’

On the back of an emotional roller-coaster of a GAA season, Sportsfile recently launched their twenty-second annual ‘A Season of Sundays’ book. In a...

Yum – Some Christmas Pudding Truffles

With the entertaining season fast approaching on the horizon, and festive treats on the mind of many, why not shake up your Christmas dessert...

Kilworth – Music Mecca – 1963

I have just been flipping through ‘From the Candy Store to the Galtymore’ - stories from Ireland’s showband era by Dr Joe Kearney and...

Ed Donley – The Presidents’ Advisor

The descendants of two men who emigrated from the tiny village of Ballyporeen within three years of one another after the famine remarkably went...

A real Christmas tale

- How Aer Lingus and some good people of Fermoy saved Christmas for a small village in Hungary - On the 18th of November, Brian...

2016 an unforgettable year at TO Park

Having done Cuba and China people said these trips could not be beaten. However, this year’s trips to far away exotic South Africa has...

John Moher – from Mitchelstown to Japan

John Moher became an elected member of Cork County Council in 1950. He went on to contest the general election in 1951 but was...

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