Plastic Paddies are authentic Irishman – and they have a cert to prove it

So Tom Cruise is officially an Oirishman – begorrah and bejaysus but don’t that just bate Banagher; we can finally lay claim to a real Irish Hollywood leprechaun in our midst. ...

Maybe the Poll Tax was a good idea after all!

When I was a kid I used to leave the tap running while I brushed my teeth. Living in London in the 1960s, ecology was mere frogspawn struggling to hatch in the raging river...

Versatile Black Fern helping to get Galway into shape

Talking Sport SOME may know this lady as Connacht forward George Naoupu’s wife. However, that creates a false impression of 29-year-old fitness instructor Sene Naoupu as she is very much her own woman. ...

After twenty years Sarah lands dream role in Druid

City Lives - Denise McNamara meets Sarah Lynch, the general manager of Druid Theatre Sarah Lynch has been living and breathing Druid Theatre since she wangled a job as a runner fresh out of...

Labour’s by-election disaster is a sign of tough times still to come

Political World with Harry McGee - There are lies, damn lies and by-elections – and in many ways, by- elections tell you very little about things that are to come. But conversely, they...

The pathway to perfect happiness – turn off your phone

We’ve all seen it – two people sitting across from each other in a restaurant, utterly engaged in conversation…..only not with each other, but on their phones. They won’t necessarily be...


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