Event: Spanish Civil War
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The title is taken from Federica García Lorca’s poem Canción de Jinete and the poet’s work permeates the novel as a motif and it is his unsolved murder which sparks off the plot of this thriller.
Sat, 18 May, 2019
A group of Scottish pensioners have picked up spray cans for the first time to create a piece of street art.
Fri, 19 Apr, 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
On September 29, 1938, Czechoslovakia was sacrificed to Nazi Germany by the UK and France, in their catastrophic hurry to appease Hitler. That lesson is still relevant today, writes
Wed, 26 Sep, 2018
The Manic Street Preachers are looking forward to headlining Indiependence in Co Cork next weekend, writes
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
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
The City in Darkness begins not in the city or even in darkness, but with an early morning swim in Co Wicklow lake.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2017
looks at the complexities of the conflict in Syria and says that while blaming Vladimir Putin is easy, the US and the UK must also take responsibility.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2016
A talented student from Ballintemple had a respectable academic career ahead of her, but as
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
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Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
selects an eclectic mix of summer reading options
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016
IT’S NO surprise that Jessie Burton’s second novel, The Muse, is one of the most anticipated books of 2016.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2016
From unknown actor to best-selling novelist, Jessie Burton is still coming to terms with fame, she tells
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
The ashes of a War of Independence leader have been returned from the US and interred in the Republican Plot in Cork’s landmark St Finbarr’s Cemetery almost 40 years after his death.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016
A deal over Syria may be the most positive sign the world could overcome its many growing challenges, writes
Wed, 09 Mar, 2016
Barcelona and Lionel Messi are again the centre of admiration in the football world and rightly so.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
Former Irish football player and manager Patrick O’Connell was last night officially honoured by Barcelona before the La Liga giants’ home clash with Real Betis.
Thu, 31 Dec, 2015
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
looks at the early 20th Century industrial action on Leeside’s docks that helped reboot the Irish trade union movement under Big Jim Larkin
Tue, 15 Dec, 2015
SOMETIME around 1982 or maybe 1983, just after Felipe Gonzalez Marquez became Spain’s first socialist prime minister after Franco’s dictatorship ended, two of the venerable picadors of old Cork met on St Patrick’s Street.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
A former Manchester United captain credited with saving FC Barcelona from extinction has been honoured in a mural painted as part of a campaign for a memorial at his unmarked grave.
Sun, 09 Aug, 2015
ANTONIO Muñoz Molina is one of Spain’s leading contemporary novelists.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Ukraine’s citizens are fighting bravely against a ruthless aggressor and have been betrayed by the West who has abandoned them to their fate, write .
Mon, 16 Mar, 2015
The leader of the Irish who fought against fascism in Spain sent 25 men home fearing more loss of life, records from Russia revealed.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
Pope Francis has decreed that Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero was killed in 1980 out of hatred for his Catholic faith, approving a martyrdom declaration that sets the stage for his beatification.
Tue, 03 Feb, 2015
Paul Howard’s new project is about a British playboy, but his D4 classic still has appeal for those outside the Pale, says
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
Hillwalking in Ireland is a joy but there is something particularly special about the south of Spain with its year-round clear skies and its easy access from Irish airports, writes
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
A first-hand account of the league final
Fri, 09 May, 2014
The 62nd Opera Festival, in Wexford, was true to form in unearthing rarely heard works.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2013
Thu, 26 Sep, 2013
I MOVED to Barcelona three years ago. There is something very atmospheric about the city.
Sun, 25 Aug, 2013
This letter is in reply to the article (Irish Examiner, Aug 12) on the consecration of Ireland on Aug 15.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013
Waterford City Council is planning to develop the so-called Viking Triangle at the Mall, Waterford by erecting monuments to Strongbow and Aoife, and John Condon (the youngest soldier in the British army to die in World War I).
Sat, 03 Aug, 2013
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
The Government of 1936 was warned not to make martyrs out of the Irishmen and women who fought and died in the Spanish civil war, State papers show.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2012