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Declan McBennett, RTE’s head of sport, spoke earlier this week about the national station’s coverage of last year’s Women World Cup and his sense that the tournament had proven to be a Rubicon moment for female sport around the globe.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2020
“The plan presented by US president Trump and further fleshed out by Israel prime minister Netanyahu is nothing less than a recipe for endless oppression and injustice,” according to the a joint statement from inter-denominational bishops who recently visited Palestine.
Sat, 01 Feb, 2020
We are confronted by a US presidential second-term election cycle. We all must contend too with various interests. Do we have in play a version of ‘operation boot’? The 1952 US/UK regime-change operation in Iran. And do people regionally also view the late, recently murdered Major General Qasem Soleimani as an Iranian Che Quevara? Would Iran’s supreme Ayatollah be viewed as an Iranian Fidel Castro? How annoying for a rightist US administration: a Cuba in the Middle East. How much more death and devastation will flow out of our fossil-fuel dependency and the military powers of the main players, the chief one being the US?
Tue, 21 Jan, 2020
The Kildare farmer who has unsuccessfully opposed plans by Intel for a new $4 billion (€3.63bn) facility at the chip giant’s Leixlip plant has lodged a fresh objection against another Intel planning application for the site.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories (the West bank and the Gaza Strip) since 1967 is the subject of frequent debate in your newspaper, but much of that input is driven by emotion rather than detailed, factual knowledge. May I, therefore, be permitted to explain the status of the territory issue under international law.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
We must never forget. Four simple words, yet they have breath-stopping resonance when they are spoken by Charlotte Berger-Greneche, one of the children saved by the Cork woman who was memorialised yesterday at the official opening of the Mary Elmes bridge.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2019
The son of the remarkable woman known as Ireland's Oskar Schindler, who is crediting with saving the lives hundreds of Jewish children from Nazi death camps, said it is better to build bridges than walls.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
He has led Israel for 13 years, but his desperation to be re-elected was not just about continuing his project of hardcore religious nationalism, but about securing immunity from indictment on charges of fraud. It remains to be seen whether the prime minister really will be politically sidelined, writes Shlomo Ben-Ami
Mon, 23 Sep, 2019
The IRFU has said it asks employees not to express their personal beliefs in a way that will be associated with the rugby body, after a former Munster player claimed he was told to stop tweeting his opinion on the Middle East.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019