Event: World War II.
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Sat, 07 Mar, 2020
Nasa’s effort to resume flying American astronauts on American spacecraft — something that hasn’t happened since the Space Shuttle programme ended in 2011 — faces a major test this weekend.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
It cannot be easy to play at the top level of English soccer for more than six decades. But the great Roy Race is still going strong.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
When you walk around the National Football Museum in Manchester, you see many of the things you would expect to see in any museum.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
Born on October 16, 1913, Nancy Stewart (nee Bird) from Clonard is older than the State and still lives mostly independently in her own home with the help of family who stay with her.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
A book lent to me before the 80th anniversary of the start of WWII on September 1 was Dark Times, Decent Men: Stories of Irishmen in World War II. They from the North and South of Ireland and were in the British army, navy and the RAF and armies and merchant navies of the USA, Canada, Australia etc.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
The Japanese kamikaze pilots of World War 2 crashed into targets, but the modern use of suicide-bombing began when a boy of 13 sacrificed himself during the Iran-Iraq war in 1980, says
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
Despite talk of missions to Mars and a renewed interest in returning to the moon, nothing can match the awesome feat of that first lunar landing 50 years ago today, writes
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
A southern border, a trail of desperate migrants and a wall. These are the central components of a story we have become familiar with, writes
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
On the walls of the contestants locker room at the 119th U.S. Open are a handful of quotes from past U.S. Open champions printed on sepia-toned poster board along with a black-and-white headshot of the winner and meant to inspire.
Sun, 16 Jun, 2019
‘It’s one of the great things the GAA came up with’
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
With the days getting longer, and the weather being as unpredictable as ever- we're looking at you, Storm Hannah- there's even more time to catch up with on your tv time.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
President Trump will be a guest of The Queen during the visit from June 3-5, and will also have discussions with the British Prime Minister in Downing Street.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
A pensioner with a "heart of gold" who has a special relationship with Malta after he donated a historic Naval crest to the country is fighting for his life after being knocked down while holidaying in the resort town of Sliema.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
An auction house has received thousands of phone calls and emails from around the world as a result of plans to sell a rare twenty pence piece which is now worth thousands of euro.
Sun, 24 Mar, 2019
It pays to keep old coins and cash as they could pocket you thousands of euro.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
The present 'debate' on Brexit in the parliament in Westminster is a continuation of the decades-long anti-EU propaganda campaign by the London media.
Sun, 17 Feb, 2019
The success of Offaly footballers in 1982 was rooted in the bogs of the county.
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018
If you pitch up here with any regularity the name Mark Leibovich will be familiar to you.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2018
Fake news has been a part of how humans try to dominate each other since well before the ancient Greeks used a hollow statue of a horse to smuggle troops into Troy to break a 10-year siege.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2018
A heated meeting of residents in Skibbereen on July 19 reflected their anxieties about the hazards they fear if a plastics factory manufacturing ‘nurdles’ — polymer pellets — is built in the town.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018
Greg Van Avermaet extended his lead in the yellow jersey with a superb ride as Julian Alaphilippe won stage 10 of the Tour de France.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018
An Irish photographer who captured the human cost of the battle for the city of Mosul in Iraq has spoken of his hope for the country and his time embedded with Iraqi forces during some of the bloodiest fighting against Islamic State (IS).
Wed, 09 May, 2018
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
Well, we know what we're doing for the new few weekends.
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
Playing the Octopus by Mary O’Malley (Carcanet Press, £9.99). Review:
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
Jordan Spieth needed an extra hole, a little bit of luck and an amazing final shot to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Travelers Championship.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
ANYONE on this island who reacted with outrage, frustration, incomprehension, or something pretty close to a numbing sadness to the murder of 22 young people at a concert in Manchester must temper that reaction.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
THE UN is in danger of becoming as irrelevant and ineffectual as the League of Nations that preceded it — able to condemn atrocities but not halt them. The chemical attack in Syria, most likely by government forces, is the most recent example.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
Pope Francis has urged Europe to rediscover its identity as it copes with waves of refugees, Britain's exit from the EU and the "homicidal madness" of religious-inspired violence.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
LINDA GRANT’s novels may be useful to future sociologists seeking to flesh out the details of life at particular times and places in British society.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016
Fri, 11 Nov, 2016
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016
THIS is such a boy’s own yarn about a seafaring adventure that it could be called Code of Honour or Men of Courage with that gusty and gutsy prose of ‘waves to the left of me, waves to the right’ but because this is a new Dermot Bolger novel it isn’t just guts and glory, there is an attentiveness to the emotional lives of all the men aboard.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
visits Wroclaw, the 2016 European Capital of Culture. The good news? Tourists have yet to really discover the city, so it’s a perfect time to visit.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
Sat, 02 Jul, 2016
Sat, 21 May, 2016
IN SPACE, no one can hear you spawn. The Call of Duty series, which has always seen stratospheric sales, is finally taking to the stars. Not content with shooting at enemy troops, the series will soon be shooting into space, too.
Wed, 04 May, 2016