Cork is a great place to live if you enjoy visiting great golf courses. Within 20 miles of Cork City we have Little Island (Cork Golf Club) where I play, Fota Island (the venue for The Irish Open this year) and the world famous and spectacular Old Head of Kinsale. Within a two and a
During January and February of this year Ireland was hit by some savage storms. In January some really high tides with strong wave surges and in February some really strong gales. Both caused much damage. In the January storm there was destructive damage to beaches and the delicate sand grass structures that have developed over
Two weeks ago I headed to hospital to have a cataract removed from my right eye. Well I didn’t know which eye at the time and when Deirdre the nurse in the day ward asked me which eye was being done I couldn’t tell her. Dr Gerry O Connor on arrival was able to sort
It is exactly 50 years since I saw my first Cheltenham Gold Cup on television and from an Irish prospective it was one of the most memorable races of all times as Arkle trained in Ireland by Tom Dreaper and owned by Anne the Duchess of Westminster beat the great English trained hope Mill House.
The timing of our flight for a week’s holiday in The Canaries starting last Saturday week was unfortunate as we were in the air for the Irish Welch rugby match and it wasn’t until the plane landed that we heard the result a resounding win for Ireland by 26 points to 3 over the champions
I listened with interest this morning to a podcast of an interview by Peter Day of the BBC Radio 4 which was broadcast on 26th of January. Thanks Josephine for the link. I thought it was a splendid overview on how the crisis affected Cork in particular and in some short snappy interviews with some