Financial regulator Matthew Elderfield warned last week that more crippling mortgage rate rises are in the pipe line for the hard-pressed mortgage holder. The financial regulator told an Oireachtas committee recently that higher mortgage rates were an “unfortunate but inevitable consequence” of the current banking crisis and a survey by the Irish [...]
We do not always mean what we say or indeed always say what we mean. The following, well meaning evidence of this, has actually appeared in the past on Church bulletin boards, in magazines and newspapers or has been announced from the Alters in various churches.
The Parish Council have unveiled the church’s new tithing [...]
GAA President Christy Cooney
Croke Park remains strongly committed to ending the practice of the invading of pitches by supporters after major games, GAA President Christy Cooney informed delegates at last night’s opening session of Congress held in Newcastle, Co. Down.
A strong presentation from former Tipperary chairman Mr.Con Hogan, GAA trustee and Chairman [...]
Attending the gathering of four hundred Irish, American and Australian Girl Guides, which included their Leaders, here in ‘The Dome’, Semple Stadium, on Saturday last, set me to thinking.
My thoughts, (a very dangerous practice many would forecast) were focused on the major event in progress.
Four hundred young people were all lodged in less [...]
Forty year old, Thurles born, Fianna Fail, Senator John Hanafin has been appointed to the permanent delegation of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). Current Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, Mr Pat Carey recently announced the nomination of the Senator who replaces the former permanent delegate, Senator Deirdre de Burca [...]