Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
I agree with John Bellew ( Letters, February 5) that the actions of ISIS by their “vile and brutal murder of Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh … have nothing to do with religion, but, rather, are about power, control and egotism”.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2015
Peter Pomerantsev’s book about Russia today reveals complex, vibrant, corrupt society that expects the West to collapse just as the Soviet Union did — and then they will rule the world he tells
Sat, 31 Jan, 2015
A day after calling Islam part of Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel said her government would use all means at its disposal to fight intolerance and discrimination, calling the exclusion of certain groups from society “humanly reprehensible”.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
Kieran Goss will have enjoyed Germany’s eleventh hour World Cup triumph. The Sligo-based acoustic songwriter has toured Mitteleuropa for years, routinely selling-out 1,500 capacity venues from Dusseldorf to Dresden. He has, in some ways, become an honorary German.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2014
A pair of wonderful Dublin-made Gainsborough armchairs, a large early 19th century Chippendale hall lantern; a 19th century Dresden pen and ink stand; a Flemish alterpiece from the 15th century; an 18th-19th century cloisonne Guang or ritual vessel; a Dublin 1744 printing of the Life of Robinson Crusoe and a portrait by Sir John Lavery of Cardinal Hayes are among the lots to feature at three days of sales at Sheppard’s in Durrow next week.
Sun, 06 Jul, 2014