Sunday Mar 9
1100 years in Waterford, Ireland
Waterford is Ireland 's oldest city, founded in 914 A.D. That makes it older than all of Northern Europe's capitals, except London and Paris.
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Center on the Common hosts 'a national treasure,' Irish singer Robbie O'Connell
An Evening of Celtic and traditional songs with Robbie O'Connell will be presented on Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Center on the Common, 7 Fairbanks St. A social hour will begin at 7 p.m. with the concert at 8 p.m. "A National Treasure" is how Ireland's top music magazine, "Hot Press," describes O'Connell, "... a man blessed with an enviable turn of ... (more)
Trail of destruction sweeps country
Clockwise from main: three generations of one family had a miraculous escape when this tree crushed their car in Portlaoise; a child is helped to her mum's car by a teacher in Tralee; a roof is blown off a hotel in Tralee, Co Kerry; a wall fell on top of this BMW in Limerick Hurricane-strength gales tore roofs from buildings; forced schools and ... (more)
Bleak forecast for anyone still mopping up
RESIDENTS living in areas hit by raging Atlantic storms will get no protection from floods until 2015 at the earliest, the Sunday Independent has learned.
After eight weeks of rain, here come the Atlantic storms
Coastal counties of Munster, Wexford and Galway are the areas most at risk of flooding today as gusty winds and heavy showers sweep across the country.