Ireland's ambassador to Britain has hit out at a British political magazine for saying "little Leo" should back down and "rejoin the commonwealth", accusing the publication of a "hostile" anti-Irish attack which should be consigned to the past.
To say primary school teacher Andrew Moffatt has had a surreal few months is probably an understatement. Not long ago he was in Dubai, being entertained by Little Mix, having been shortlisted for the $1m Global Teacher Prize. But since then he’s been forced to defend his award-nominated inclusive teaching on the back of ardent parent protests.
RTÉ broadcaster Joe Little has recalled how his father wept as he prepared to tell the youngest of his 10 children, aged five, that he had to go to hospital and would not be coming home for Christmas.
Laura Delany, 24, from Knocklyn, plays for Leinster Cricket Club (Rathmines) and captains Ireland. An all-rounder and medium-paced inswing bowler, she made her senior international debut in 2010 when she was 17, and still a fifth-year in school.
The Bishop of Cork and Ross, John Buckley, wants the body of “Little Nellie” to be exhumed from its grave at the now-derelict Good Shepherd Convent site in Sunday Well (Irish Examiner, 18 August).