A Leading Light in Science Education

A KERRY man is leading national efforts to encourage the study of scientific subjects among the young – in an effort to get more brains focused on cracking some of our greatest climate problems. Listowel native Dr John O’Donoghue, RSC Co-ordinator at Trinity College, Dublin, has been appointed the lead on a new project called […]

Major General Chris Donahue is last US soldier to leave Afghanistan

The commander of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, XVIII Airborne Corps, Major General Chris Donahue, was the last US soldier to exit Afghanistan on the day the United States ended its 20-year war. He led the evacuation mission on the ground as one of the commanders. US Central Command commander General Kenneth F McKenzie […]

Spirituality on Sydney’s streets

Spirituality on Sydney’s streets Not just a chaplain but a sign of hope amid evil March 22, 2021 From https://www.catholicweekly.com.au/spirituality-on-sydneys-streets/ Fr Paul O’Donoghue refers to his NSW Police Bible. PHOTO: Alphonsus Fok When police head out on the beat each day they carry an extra layer of protection in addition to their bullet-proof vest … […]

The Reluctant Rogue Cop

I have been busy writing novels or novellas. I just had the first one published on Amazon. UK (The Reluctant Rogue Cop) I have the second one ready to go and hope to publish it in about a month. I haven’t time for much else because of the writing and still must finish the third […]

In the News blog: O’Donoghue’s Opera

Back in 1965, when the notion of an indigenous Irish film industry seemed like a flight of pure fantasy, a bunch of brave souls set out to make the first truly Irish musical, a bawdy, boisterous comedy with overtones of The Threepenny Opera, based on some of the country’s favourite ballads, and featuring some of […]

New Emma Donoghue novel The Pull of the Stars

Set in Dublin in 1918 in a hospital ward where expectant mothers who have flu are quarantining together, this is a wonderfully written story of women who cross paths there and change each other's lives in unexpected ways.

Brian Donohoe honoured as Knight Bachelor

Brian Harold Donohoe was honoured as a Knight Bachelor for parliamentary and political service in the UK's mid term awards Per Wikipedia: Sir Brian Harold Donohoe (born 10 September 1948) is a former Scottish Labour Party politician and former trade union official, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Ayrshire from 2005 until […]

New French beer brewed by a Donohue

Contributed by Kieran McNamara   Something of mild interest for you: a new French beer, brewed by a Donohue: http://deck-donohue.com/   I haven't tried it but I shall do my very best to do so soon. From their web site   Nous existons pour creer des experiences gustatives et encourager des relations profondes et durables. We […]