One of the indulgences we embrace is how quickly we take the novel for granted.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
One in six people are planning to spend more money on Christmas presents this year.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
Unified lightweight champion Katie Taylor has described her dad and former coach Pete Taylor as her hero and told CNN she wants another shot at Belgium's Delfine Persoon.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
A new arts anthology edited by Kevin Barry and his wife Olivia Smith is a treat to warm the heart of book-lovers everywhere, writes Marjorie Brennan
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
A young drug addict who was desperate to get some money to buy Christmas presents pulled a knife on shop assistants in two shops in Cork city on the same morning but got away with nothing.
Sun, 01 Nov, 2015
It turns out that many of us spend more on our boyfriends or girlfriends at Christmas than our mammies.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
No, it’s not a scientific question we are posing.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
Fear of flooding remains in Limerick’s King’s Island following last February’s disaster, says Mid-West Correspondent Jimmy Woulfe
Mon, 18 Aug, 2014
Large sums of cash, Christmas presents, and a live kitten are just some of the strange items found in Irish bins, according to Greyhound Recycling.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
Sharon Ní Chonchúir talks to the experts about managing the purse strings, balancing the bills and extricating ourselves from debt where possible.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2014
A 25-year-old mother of one who had been married just four months has passed away from a rare tongue cancer.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2014
Almost half of all Irish people have let a gift voucher expire, the National Consumer Agency cllaims, as it reminds the public to spend Christmas presents before they go out of date.
Sun, 29 Dec, 2013
Shops across Dublin are experiencing serious shortages in the county’s new GAA jersey due to unprecedented demands.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2013
THERE’S a bit of a glow about traditional wooden toys, a sort of inner warmth which makes them that extra bit special.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2013
A massive manhunt was under way in Paris, a day after a gunman shot and critically wounded a photographer at the offices of a major newspaper before opening fire outside a bank headquarters and hijacking a car.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2013
Modern technology has fuelled hopes of finding the ‘real’ Paul Fronczak, writes Carol Channing
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013
HMV shares have been suspended from trading on the London Stock Exchange, with the news that the company has appointed administrators.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013
A man has been arrested for trespassing at Taylor Swift's home.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
MY visit to the National Aquarium of Ireland, the Galway Atlantaquaria, in October was enlightening and memorable.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2011
BEWARE of that iPod.
Tue, 07 Dec, 2010
More than half of people on the dole expect to borrow money to pay for Christmas, according to a survey today.
Thu, 02 Dec, 2010
* Shh! Irish designer Eilis Boyle has opened The Silent Gallery, a pop-up online cabinet of curiosities.
Fri, 19 Nov, 2010
A young Irishman shot dead by Bolivian police over an alleged plot to assassinate the country's president was a good-natured, loving son and brother, his Funeral Mass heard today.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2009
I HAVE come to realise the recession may not be such a bad thing after all.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2008
INVESTIGATORS yesterday resumed the search for a child missing in the wreckage of a residential area where a military fighter jet crashed, killing three people.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2008
A record £5.6bn (€7.84bn) is expected to be spend online in the UK during December as increasing numbers of people buy their Christmas presents over the internet, it was predicted today.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2007
PLANES, trains and automobiles and even the odd sleigh will be pressed into action over the next 48 hours as thousands of people travel home for the Christmas holidays.
Sat, 23 Dec, 2006
A MAJOR craft fair opened in Cork yesterday and attracted hundreds of people with bargain prices.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2006
Soaring internet sales took their toll on Waterstone’s owner HMV today as more shoppers in the UK opted to buy Christmas presents online rather than on the high street.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2006
Irish people spend an average of €573 on Christmas presents, according to a survey published today by a company that sells adventure activities online.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2005
The home of Belfast Republican Eddie Copeland was searched today by police involved in the hunt to recover the stolen Northern Bank cash.
Fri, 24 Dec, 2004
Parents have been warned about buying pets as Christmas presents after figures released today showed almost 18,000 unwanted dogs were put down by local authorities last year.
Tue, 21 Dec, 2004
Sat, 04 Dec, 2004
One of the UK’s largest jewellery chains today provided the first evidence that shoppers across the water left it later than ever to snap up Christmas presents.
Fri, 26 Dec, 2003
Justin Timberlake has reportedly spent £1m (€1.4m) in a late-night shopping spree in Harrods.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2003
CHRISTMAS cheer is cheaper in Northern Ireland, according to a price survey carried out by a consumer watchdog body.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2003
The Beatles have unveiled the cover of their back-to-basics version of hit album Let It Be as figures showed a new generation had been turned on to the band.
Mon, 06 Oct, 2003
Airports-operating company Aer Rianta tonight confirmed it had found no evidence that €5,000 of whiskey, brandy and cigars was delivered to Transport Minister Seamus Brennan.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2002
TRANSPORT Minister Seamus Brennan launched two internal investigations last night into claims that a senior politician failed to pay a 5,000 bill for whiskey and cigars with Aer Rianta.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2002
Manchester United have hit back at claims they are exploiting fans by changing their away kit again next season.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2001
Manchester United has defended the launch of a new strip after a Dublin TD criticised the club’s decision.
Fri, 28 Dec, 2001
Manchester United came under political fire today in Dublin, where Taoiseach Bertie Ahern is a high-profile fan.
Consumers are reluctant to return unwanted Christmas gifts to shops for fear of offending the friends and relatives who bought them, according to a survey published today.
Thu, 27 Dec, 2001
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