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Ray O’Callaghan: Field of Dreams is giving hope to adults with Down Syndrome and their parents Ray O’Callaghan is the store manager at M&S Cork, chairman of Down Syndrome Cork and the brains behind Field of Dreams. He lives with his wife, Brenda, and their three children – David (18), Harry (15) and Grace (11)… Read more »

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PLEASE SUPPORT – My name is Shane Lawless, I live in Carnmore, I am in transition year student in Colaiste Bhaile Chlair,I am going to Gorodische Orphanage with the Burren Chernobyl project to do voluntary work from the 28th of May to the 11th of June. These projects are set up to help children and… Read more »

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FOR several decades, Malachy Qualter has entertained generations of people around the county, singing at all kinds of functions and events. Now after many years the Loughgeorge man has at last entered the recording studios and produced a wonderful recording. Recorded at Sounds Technical Studios in Kiltrogue, under the direction of Gerry Fahy, Malachy simply… Read more »

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Weekly Column – May 13th 2017 chaaaarrrrrd… All around us nature is in the process of a remarkable transition from brown to green.  The potting shed is resplendent with emerging green seedlings; green leaves have emerged on the trees in our garden; brown soil is bringing forth rapidly growing green weeds.  The decay and stasis… Read more »

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Paddy and the Beanstalk by thereluctantemigrant buying a house in ireland Well, what do you know, it seems the Irish property market has come full circle. Ten years ago the advice was buy, buy, buy, why?, because the prices were going up. The quicker you bought, the quicker you could flip it and buy two more… Read more »

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Free lunchtime screenings of international, award-winning films that reflect the lives of older people, children and families, and persons with disabilities, will be shown from Wednesday 17th – Friday 19th May in the 250-seater auditorium of NUIG’s ILAS (Institute for Lifecourse and Society) building, Corrib Village. The movie venue has wheelchair access, a theatre-size screen,… Read more »

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The Summer Football camp is on Monday the 14th August to Friday the 18th August in Knockdoemore Park, for 5 days. For application forms these will be available in June: [email protected] The Senior Ladies took on Annaghdown in Round 3 of the Division 1 league in Annaghdown on Sunday morning. Played in brilliant sunshine the… Read more »

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Retail sales increase, but continually falling prices a concern Retailers in Ireland saw an upturn in performance in the first quarter of 2017, but other key industry metrics are a cause for concern, according to a new report from Retail Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the sector. In its latest Retail Monitor, published today,… Read more »

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Paraic’s Tips for April in your Garden I love April for those early Spring days when the sun is shining, you can listen to the birds singing and you can get out into your garden and enjoy the clean air.Paraic Horkan April is finally here and now the clocks have gone forward we have an… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Patricia O’SHAUGHNESSY (née Kearney) Mirah, Turloughmore, Galway Patricia O’Shaughnessy, (nee Kearney) (Mirah, Turloughmore, Co. Galway) April 27th 2017, (Peacefully); Predeceased by her brother Seamus, Sadly missed by her loving husband John, daughters Elaine and Joanne, sons Fergal, James and Patrick, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, cherished grandchildren, sisters Maura, Joan, Catherine, Brid, Monica,… Read more »

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The Summer Football camp is on Monday the 14th August to Friday the 18th August in Knockdoemore Park, for 5 days. For application forms these will be available in June: [email protected] The weather was very good to us this week. A little on the cold side on Tuesday, two small showers yesterday and a lovely… Read more »