In the final article in her series on fertility Dr Rosari Kingston talks about implantation and how issues relating to this may be resolved. The final stage of the journey for the fertilised egg is to implant itself in the lining of the womb, the endometrium. This is the layer […]

Clíona is a supernatural lady in literary and oral tradition.  Her name probably meant ‘the territorial one’ and represented a function of the patron goddess. She is associated mostly with Glandore Harbour, but also Rosscarbery Bay and with Mallow. According to legend, she was the daughter of Mannanán Mac Lir, […]

‘The great appear great, because we are on our knees: Let us rise.’ – Jim Larkin, Union leader, and Founder of the Irish Labour Party.  When any union goes on strike, be they nurses, rail workers, teachers, retail employees, the media usually likes to take to the streets to get a […]