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Novelist Colm Tóibín leaves IMMRAMA audience in stitches in Lismore

The 15th annual IMMRAMA Festival of Travel Writing in Lismore burst into life last Thursday night with a captivating talk by renowned novelist Colm Tóibín in...

Kildorrery Cycle Club raise over €4,000 for Marymount Hospice

Through their inaugural ‘Kildorrery Cycle Challenge’ last month, Kildorrery Cycling Club raised more than €4,000 for Marymount University Hospice in Cork. Last Thursday members of...

Male fertility awareness ‘on the rise’

Male fertility awareness is on the rise with a 26% increase in men accessing semen analysis services according to Waterstone Clinic, Ireland’s largest independent...

Obesity Seminar examines role of images and language in weight stigma

The use of negative imagery and language in communications contributes to weight-related stigma, an expert seminar in Belfast heard today (Tuesday 20th). Delegates at...

James Joyce’s paternal links to Fermoy and Cork

More than 95 years since it was published in Paris and 88 years since the first major celebration of the novel, Bloomsday is an...

What’s so different about Men’s skin?

Did you know that male skin is 25% thicker and more elastic than women’s? It also produces more perspiration and sebum meaning that it...

Expert’s call for health-related homework to be made compulsory in Irish...

On foot of the findings of a major research study observing the health behaviours of 1,280 school children, parents and teachers across Ireland, leading...

New educational resource to help teach primary schoolchildren about media, advertising...

A new free educational resource to help teach primary schoolchildren about the media, advertising and fake news has been launched by safefood, with the Minister...

Fermoy to Mallow Greenway? Why not?

In last week’s issue, we recalled a suggestion made by former UDC councillor John Dunlea (all of 23 years ago now), that the Fermoy to...

How to protect yourself online from pirates

By S.J. Robinson I often think of using the internet as similar to navigating the high seas. Each time we turn on our computer/phone, we...

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