Tuam Babies: Stay With Me

A new Dublin exhibition honours the 796 Tuam Babies, and their families and survivors. Donal O’Keeffe attended last week’s launch. Mary’s Child And they brought Jesus...

OUR NEW IRISH HOME – a series profiling those living in...

By Graham Clifford Tim’s father posted the decorations over from China and they hang proudly in the window of his riverfront restaurant. “It will be the...

Happy 85th Birthday Tom Baker, the definitive Doctor Who

As Doctor Who actor Tom Baker turns 85, Donal O’Keeffe salutes the man who was probably – with apologies to all the others -...

How becoming a cleaner town made Fermoy a kinder, friendlier place...

The project 'Fermoy Becoming A Cleaner Town' has transformed the town into a tidier, cleaner, and friendlier place, writes Donal O’Keeffe. I had a cup...

Fermoy volunteers making a real difference for Cork’s homeless

“I have found that it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folks that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and...

OUR NEW IRISH HOME – a series profiling those living in...

By Graham Clifford The Lithuanian and Cork accents intermingle, dancing along to the sound of the click-clacking scissors. “Some of my friends say they can really...

Our New Irish Home – A series profiling those living in...

By Graham Clifford Eugenija Belokova - from Latvia “You’re going to do what?” asked Gina’s GP in Mitchelstown with genuine puzzlement when she first heard of...

My favourite comic-book

It’s a funny thing for a man of my age to admit to having a favourite comic-book, but at this stage there’s little point...

Old England is dying: The Disunited Kingdom of Brexit

Still he sings an empire song Still he keeps his navy strong And he sticks his flag where it ill belongs Old England is dying Hothouse Flowers played...

OUR NEW IRISH HOME – a series profiling those living in...

By Graham Clifford Piet’s back is bent, his eyes focussed. With one hand he slowly tips the jug of warm milk into the orange cup....

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