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River Weir was a death trap for canoeists
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River Weir was a death trap for canoeists
A river weir in which two men drowned on a canoeing trip is impassable, accident investigators have found. Experts reviewing the deaths of Philip K...
Irish cycle team will cross America in Emer's memory
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Irish cycle team will cross America in Emer's memory
The Team Youghal cycling team has launched its planned "Race Across America Cycle" in the County Cork town, famous as the setting for the classic 1...
Glengarriff hosting Maureen O'Hara classic film festival
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Glengarriff hosting Maureen O'Hara classic film festival
The Maureen O'Hara Classic Film Festival is set to roll next week and will run from June 17 to 26. The festival will open on Friday June 17 in The ...
McCourt Limerick chair to aid memoir writers
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McCourt Limerick chair to aid memoir writers
A $1 million campaign honoring the name of the late Frank McCourt is aiming to underpin the Frank McCourt Chair in Creative Writing at the Universi...
Just another Face(book) in the crowd
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Just another Face(book) in the crowd
He may be one of the wealthiest and most powerful men in the world, but the founder of a major social networking site managed to recently travel ar...
Famine monument dedicated in Jersey City
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Famine monument dedicated in Jersey City
The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Hudson County in New Jersey have erected and have dedicated a Famine Memorial Monument in the city's Lincoln Pa...
Fox secures CIIC post
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Fox secures CIIC post
The Coalition of Irish Immigration Centers in the U.S. has appointed Katie Fox as its new national coordinator. "We are looking forward to using Ka...
Move to honor Flynn
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Move to honor Flynn
A group of Massachusetts legislators, led by new state representative Nick Collins from South Boston, are forming a committee to recommend a suitab...
Tommy came closer than United
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Tommy came closer than United
Tommy Smyth came closer than his beloved Manchester United to laying claim to the European Cup. The ESPN soccer commentator and former New York Cit...
Apple show's ripples reach Sugar Loaf
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Apple show's ripples reach Sugar Loaf
Sometimes a chain of seemingly unrelated and accidental events culminate in the most remarkable of coincidences. Some call it serendipity. In recen...
Barry salute
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Barry salute
If they didn’t let him it might have been necessary for form a raiding party. But the United States Navy has years of good sense on its side - in l...
100th anniversary of Titanic launch marked
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100th anniversary of Titanic launch marked
Belfast has marked the hundredth anniversary of the launch of the Titanic at the spot were the ship was built. On Tuesday, members of the public tu...

 

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