John Fogarty: Honour Dillon Quirke like Brendan McAnallen did Cormac

John Fogarty: Honour Dillon Quirke like Brendan McAnallen did Cormac

Two days before Dillon Quirke’s sudden and tragic passing on the field of play, Brendan McAnallen, father of former Tyrone captain, Cormac, died at the age of 77.A quiet man of dignity and decency, McAnallen and his family saved countless number of lives because of the work they did honouring Cormac who died of sudden

EirGrid warns of limited electricity supply

EirGrid warns of limited electricity supply

EirGrid warned of limited electricity supply due to low wind, limited electricity imports, and forced outages at a number of generators.Wed, 10 Aug, 2022 – 00:00A system alert was issued by EirGrid on Tuesday, warning of limited electricity supply due to low wind, limited electricity imports, and forced outages at a number of generators.Although a

Podcast Corner: Book Exploder and three other shows to check out this week 

Podcast Corner: Book Exploder and three other shows to check out this week 

Resident  Resident is a documentary series produced by Dublin-based production company Bear Print Media that’s four episodes into a 10-part run. It seeks to tell individual stories on identity, culture, and the immigrant experience in Ireland, each episode focusing on one person’s unique story – theirs is the only voice we hear across the 25

Man, 37, dies following collision in Kerry

Man, 37, dies following collision in Kerry

A man has died following a collision between his motorcycle and a car in Co Kerry.Gardaí are currently at the scene in the townland of Strands End, Cahersiveen where the incident occurred at approximately 4.45pm on Monday evening.The male motorcyclist, 37, was fatally injured and was pronounced dead at the scene. His body will be

Warning of ‘onslaught of evictions’ leading to mass homelessness

Warning of ‘onslaught of evictions’ leading to mass homelessness

The rental sector is facing “an onslaught of evictions” with smaller landlords saying they are being driven from the market.New figures from the Rental Tenancies Board showed on Monday that between April and June, 1,781 renters were given notice to quit, compared to 841 during the same period last year when the temporary eviction ban

Cobh urged to declare ‘hedgehog safe zones’ after spike in roadkill

Cobh urged to declare ‘hedgehog safe zones’ after spike in roadkill

Hedgehog crossing may be introduced in certain areas of Cobh.Mon, 08 Aug, 2022 – 20:45A Cork harbour town has been urged to declare itself a safe haven for hedgehogs after an apparent spike in the number of hog-related roadkills in recent months.Cobh Tidy Towns group says it is now considering a request to install signs

Cork complete the worst kind of three-peat

Cork complete the worst kind of three-peat

Cork didn’t just lose this final by a point in gut-wrenching circumstances, it was also their third big final loss in-a-row.Last year’s All-Ireland final was lost to Galway by two points, prompting Paudie Murray to step down and be replaced by his regular lieutenant Matthew Twomey.Getting to this year’s Littlewoods Division One final was a

Colombia’s first leftist president declares ‘the war on drugs has failed’

Colombia’s first leftist president declares ‘the war on drugs has failed’

Colombia’s first leftist president declared “the war on drugs has failed” as he was sworn into office on Sunday.Gustavo Petro, a former member of Colombia’s M-19 guerrilla group, promised to fight inequality and bring peace to a country long-haunted by bloody feuds between the government, drug traffickers and rebels.Mr Petro won the presidential election in

Sex File: He has the radio on when we’re making love 

Sex File: He has the radio on when we’re making love 

My boyfriend hates having sex without the radio on – sometimes pop music, sometimes the news, it doesn’t seem to matter as long as there’s noise. He says he feels self-conscious making love when it’s too quiet. What’s difficult for me is that I find it really distracting – I’d rather it was peaceful. I

Minister may issue direction to Cork City Council over planning failures

Minister may issue direction to Cork City Council over planning failures

The planning regulator has told the Government that the Cork City Development Plan, which is due to kick in today, “fails out to set out an overall strategy” for the proper planning and sustainable development of the city.The Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR) wrote to the Minister of State with responsibility for Local Government