Tadhg Crowley

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‘Middle age is a time when many people may have put on weight and this adds to the whole issue of not feeling good about themselves’

While the pandemic continues to dominate our lives, I have been fortunate (am touching wood as I write) not to have contracted the virus. I am also in(...)

Bernard Montgomery: the future field marshal served as a brigade major tasked with subduing Cork, a place that had become the crucible of the War of Independence

In January 1921, an ambitious British army officer arrived in Cork with a view to subduing a place that had become the crucible of the War of Independ(...)

Helen O’Brien and her brother Joe Cronin of Cork city, grand nephew and grand niece of the late Rev Canon T.J. Magner with Crowley family in the background.

The murders of a Catholic priest and a young civilian by the Auxiliaries in west Cork just days after the burning of Cork city bankrupted the force of(...)

The Burning of Cork on December 11th, 1920. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland.

With the benefit of hindsight at 100 years remove, and taken in the context of escalating violence and tension throughout that year, it was hardly sur(...)

HSE head Tony O’Brien: “If we do nothing ... we face ... an existential crisis in our capacity to provide the healthcare that our population needs.” File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Without reforms, the country will face an existential crisis in its capacity to provide healthcare for the population in the years ahead, the head of (...)

St Luke’s General Hospital had been one of the better-performing hospitals in terms of alleviating overcrowding in recent times. Photograph: Eric Luke

A “triple whammy” of bed cuts, GP cuts and restricted access has been blamed for high numbers of patients waiting on trolleys at St Luke’s Hospital in(...)

Arriving into View: all of the teenage artists have lived in direct-provision centres. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

“Take a moment and put yourself in our shoes, because it’s not that easy being in a completely different country and culture,” says Eva Begum, a 17-ye(...)

Derek McGrath celebrates with the De La Salle team after winning the Waterford senior hurling title in 2012. Photograph: Inpho.

Derek McGrath is expected to become the new Waterford senior hurling manager. Last night he won the endorsement of the selection sub-committee a(...)

Guitarist Rory Gallagher (1948-1995) performing in 1972 at the Rainbow Theatre, London, on his trademark well worn sunburst Fender Stratocaster. Photograph: Debi Doss/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The Cork music shop that sold Rory Gallagher his first guitar has closed after 87 years in business, with the closure being blamed on the increasing (...)