We take a trip down memory lane and check out what happened on this day in years gone by by looking back at some Irish Examiner front pages and highlighting other events which went down in history across the world.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
BEAUTY, or at least your version of it, may be priceless but the New York sale of Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, a long-lost painting of Jesus Christ commissioned by King Louis XII more than 500 years ago, for $450m suggests that even our highest ideals can be, and are being, commodified. In reality, it was ever thus.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Thu, 09 Feb, 2017
Sat, 24 Dec, 2016
JOHN Caplis once a had a former teacher come up to him. “A nun, and she said to me, ‘I was so surprised when I saw your poster,’ and I said, ‘Oh, right, you didn’t know I did comedy?’ and she said, ‘Oh no, I was shocked that you did teaching; didn’t you stay back?’”
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016