One Horse Pony at the Franciscan Well

If you venture through the archway to Cork’s Franciscan Well of a Monday evening, you’ll likely hear One Horse Pony as you enter the...

Every opportunity to save Fermoy weir squandered

Every chance local officials and representatives had to repair Fermoy Weir, the buck was passed and the can was kicked. Spare us the hand-wringing...

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

By Graham Clifford Music and song possess unique powers to unite. For centuries they have enabled those from different backgrounds to come together carried along...

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...

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