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GAA plunged into mourning at sudden passing of Cork legend Teddy McCarthy

GAA plunged into mourning at sudden passing of Cork legend Teddy McCarthy

THE GAA in Cork, and beyond, has been plunged into shock and mourning by the sudden passing on Tuesday of legendary dual All-Ireland winner Teddy McCarthy. The Sarsfields and Glanmire club man was 57.McCarthy wrote himself into the storied pages of GAA history in 1990 by becoming the first and only player to win All-Ireland

Crawford art graduates in profile: Revolutionary women, queer identity, urban dereliction

Crawford art graduates in profile: Revolutionary women, queer identity, urban dereliction

The faces of the women of Ireland’s revolutionary period are burned into Jenny Fitzgerald’s brain.Women like Countess Markievicz, Ada English and the Cork-based Wallace sisters, who fought and supported the Irish Free State movement and whose stories Jenny researched for her final year artwork, ‘Cumann na mBan’, part of the Crawford Graduate Exhibitions.“I did a

Q&A: What’s going on with the French air traffic control strikes?

Q&A: What’s going on with the French air traffic control strikes?

Tuesday’s French air traffic controllers strike was part of a national day of action, the 14th in a campaign of resistance to the raising of the pension age. It caused the cancellation of seven flights to and from France from Cork and Dublin, and three flights to Spain and Italy that pass over France. So

Terry Prone: Is it over yet? The ITV saga that just keeps running

Terry Prone: Is it over yet? The ITV saga that just keeps running

Never mind that child-in-a-car question “Are we there, yet?” The ITV question has to be “Is it over, yet?” Many serious people who believe news and current affairs media should be, well, about news and current affairs, would wish the This Morning saga was certified as complete. It’s not, though. As long as ITV’s people continue

Number of over-65s living alone has jumped since last census

Number of over-65s living alone has jumped since last census

Nearly 190,000 people aged 65 or over in Ireland live alone, according to the latest data from Census 2022, of which more than 30,000 are over 85.It is no surprise that people are living longer, but the number of citizens over 65 living on their own has risen massively in the past decade, while the

EMA probing developmental risks to children of fathers taking epilepsy drug

EMA probing developmental risks to children of fathers taking epilepsy drug

The European Medicines Agency is evaluating a study that could point to an increase in the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders among children whose fathers were treated with an epilepsy drug.Patients in Ireland have been urged by health authorities and advocates not to stop taking valproate, sold in Ireland as Epilim, without consulting their doctors.Up to

An Post staff to get pay rises as company restructures

An Post staff to get pay rises as company restructures

An Post staff will get pay rises of up to 5% from any savings achieved through the restructuring of its mail network, the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) has said.General secretary of the CWU, Sean McDonagh, was speaking as the company embarks this week on a major review of the network which includes proposals to close