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
IT’S A beautiful day and we look out on a bay full of ferries coming and going and honking and hooting and waking us up earlier than we usually wake: they are going to Barcelona, to Valencia, to the next door small island of Formentera and to Talamanca, a beach across Ibiza Bay, writes
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018
IN the 1950s, new hotels sprang up along the Costa Brava, the “wild coast”. Sleepy little fishing towns became household names overnight, as hordes of package holiday-makers descended on them. The beaches still draw the crowds but visitors nowadays want more than sea and sand.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
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Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Tomorrow, Dubliner Patrick O’Connell is to be honoured by football giants FC Barcelona by being inducted into their hall of fame. He managed the Catalan side in the 1930s and is credited with saving the club from bankruptcy. Here,recounts the highlights of his amazing career.
Tue, 29 Dec, 2015
Mon, 21 Dec, 2015
There is an extraordinary contrast in the state papers just released between the paucity of investigative material in relation the various gubus (grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, unprecedented events) of 1982 and the wealth of interesting material that the Department of Justice has released dealing with events in the 1930s and 1940s.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2012