Shannon Airport is just an hour away from securing a new link with Cologne in Germany, after making it onto a shortlist for a world-first social media competition for an airline service
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
The family of a seriously ill woman, stranded in Bosnia because no intensive care bed could be found for her here, have spoken of their relief at getting her home.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
Killarney, Co Kerry, has been featured on a list of the world’s top 100 best-value destinations for tourists in 2016. Dublin has made the cut among the most affordable cities worldwide.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2015
A seriously ill grandmother who was rushed to hospital during a pilgrimage to Medjugorje has been stranded because there is no bed for her here.
Derry’s year as the UK’s City of Culture will reach its theatrical apogee on September 20 with The Conquest of Happiness, a large-scale open-air show in the city’s Ebrington Square, directed by Haris Pasovic.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2013
As firefighters tried to contain two wildfires near an ammunition factory in southern Bosnia today, one of the blazes began setting off explosions in a minefield left over from the country’s war in the 1990s.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2012
Eastern Europe has been hit by a near-record heatwave which has seen wildfires raging and people fainting in the streets.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2011
REGARDING your report headlined ‘Pope orders disciplinary measures on priest over sex scandal’ (September 9), I would like to make a number of points.
Mon, 06 Oct, 2008
I READ with bemusement Pat Corkery’s attack on Cork Socialist Party councillor Mick Barry (Letters, August 21) and with much greater alarm the letter by Desmond FitzGerald from Canary Wharf in London, no less.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2008
HUNTING clubs in the Medjugorje area of Bosnia-Herzegovina have been asked to assist in the search for missing Irish woman Winnie Brady.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2006
AN official from the Irish Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia, has been appointed to co-ordinate efforts to find an Irish woman who disappeared more than a week ago while on a pilgrimage to Medjugorje.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2006
Opera supremo Luciano Pavarotti hopes to wow fans in Sarajevo, Bosnia, if plans to extend his farewell tour to include the former war zone materialise.
Mon, 06 Feb, 2006
A former Bosnian Muslim army commander was acquitted of war crimes charges today relating to the massacres of Croat civilians during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2005
The VHI has said it has made contact with the Bosnian hospital criticised over its treatment of a Co Westmeath girl suffering from suspected meningitis.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2005
Four students from the Pontifical Irish College in Rome are to be ordained to the Catholic priesthood this year, it was confirmed today.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2005
FOR centuries, Mostar’s stone bridge was an icon of ethnic diversity. Then, when shelling destroyed it in 1993, the ancient span came to symbolize the senseless brutality of Bosnia’s war.
Sat, 24 Jul, 2004
An historic bridge reduced to rubble during the Bosnian war was being reopened today, nearly 11 years after it was destroyed by Croat forces.
Fri, 23 Jul, 2004
Errors by the flight crew caused the crash that killed Macedonia’s president Boris Trajkovski and eight of his associates two months ago, officials announced today.
Wed, 05 May, 2004
MACEDONIANS voted yesterday for a successor to president Boris Trajkovski, killed in a plane crash in February, with the incumbent prime minister tipped to win despite his poor economic record.
Thu, 15 Apr, 2004
A YOUNG Bosnian woman who was almost completely blind is having her sight restored by Irish doctors.
Wed, 07 Apr, 2004
Search parties today found the wreckage of the plane which crashed in Bosnia yesterday killing the Macedonian president and eight others, authorities said.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2004
MACEDONIA'S president, a moderate credited with helping to unite his ethnically-divided country, was killed yesterday when his plane crashed in bad weather in mountainous southern Bosnia.
Macedonia’s president Boris Trajkovski was killed today when his plane crashed in a mountainous part of southern Bosnia en route to an international investment conference.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2004
A plane carrying Macedonia’s president to an international investment conference in Bosnia crashed in a mountainous area today.
A plane carrying Macedonia’s president Boris Trajkovski to an international investment conference in Bosnia disappeared from radar, US officials said.
Hardened activists, families and people making their first gestures of public protest joined in global demonstrations against war in Iraq.
Sat, 15 Feb, 2003
IN the coming weeks this column will feature "Good Buy" holidays for 2003, dealing with the traditionally popular sun holiday destinations, both far afield and closer to home.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2003
The Minister for Defence, Michael Smith is to visit Mostar, one of the cities made famous for the violence and bloodshed during the Bolkan conflict later today.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2002
A man has been accused of plotting to assassinate the commander of the Nato-led peacekeeping force in Bosnia.
Mon, 08 Jul, 2002
The US and Britain have closed their embassies in Bosnia after receiving a “credible security threat”.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2001
The UN war crimes court has heard how a Bosnian Serb waiter locked 65 women, children, babies and old men in a house before setting it alight.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2001
Hundreds of Serbs have blocked a ground-breaking ceremony for the reconstruction of a mosque in the Bosnian Serb town of Trebinje.
Sat, 05 May, 2001
Hardline Croatian nationalist attacked NATO peacekeepers in the city of Mostar yesterday after they mounted a crackdown on organisations bent on breaking up the country's Muslim-Croat Federation.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2001
An Irish soldier and garda on peacekeeping duties in Bosnia have been injured in an outbreak of violence.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2001
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