A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A man who helped a US organisation search for American servicemen missing from the Second World War has died after scuba diving in the English Channel, authorities in Britain said.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
Former One Direction singer Harry Styles has dispensed with his boyband heartthrob status to play a regular soldier in Christopher Nolan’s WW2 drama, Dunkirk, says.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
The eighth annual commemoration to veterans and victims of World War 2, organised by the Russian School in Cork, took place in Cork yesterday.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
The US, its allies and Russia could best help the Syrian people by stepping up genuine humanitarian assistance in response to the refugee crisis, coming clean about their real intentions in the wider region, ceasing arms sales and engaging in a genuine peace process, argues.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
Thu, 13 Oct, 2016
Mon, 05 Sep, 2016
Go bold this autumn with a Star Trek-style statement lip or a purple smokey eye.
Sat, 27 Aug, 2016
A Massachusetts man reading a book at the beach found a box containing human ashes. George Silva told The Standard-Times he found the box wedged in the rocks, in New Bedford, on Tuesday. Inside was a bag that had the name and number of a New Jersey crematorium.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Victor Beamish was born in Dunmanway in 1903 and was one of the most decorated RAF pilots in the Second World War before he was killed in action in 1942. A Spitfire flypast at the Listowel event will honour him, writes
Sun, 10 Apr, 2016
John Lloyd would have all 500 million of us in the European Union retreat into our bunkers because a few criminal fanatics want to murder their fellow citizens [Nail in the European Union coffin, March 24].
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
Cesca became addicted to writing whilst at university.
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
Letter writer Marie Hanna says that “I’d much rather be poor and Irish” than “slowly losing my land, my people, my laws, to another country, another agenda” [Irish Examiner Letters, October 21].
Sat, 24 Oct, 2015
It’s embarrassing to read of WW2 and the Holocaust and realise that Ireland was found severely wanting in taking in Jewish refugees.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
The image conjured by Daniel Teegan (25 June), of emaciated Holocaust survivors arriving in post-WW2 Palestine – their only available refuge, into which they had to be smuggled in the face of severe British-imposed entry restrictions – as representatives of “European colonialism” would be laughable if it did not embrace so much tragedy.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015
Germany was fooling itself if it believed the peaceful post-WW2 neighbourhood it helped create transcended the logic of brute force, as the Ukraine crisis reveals, writes.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
Dominic MacSorley, CEO of Concern Worldwide, says 60m have been uprooted from their homes by war and poverty. World Refugee Day should give us pause for thought
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
Thu, 21 May, 2015
The Soviets were crucial to the Allied victory in WW2, but 70 years on there is a rift again, says
Sat, 02 May, 2015
To propose a joint European army to challenge Russia’s “aggression”, is counter productive to promoting peace in Europe. Russia is an integral part of Europe and one needs to remember that Russia took the brunt of Nazi Germany in WW2, and lost over 20 million of its citizens in that endeavour.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2015
With EU Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, calling for a “common European army” as a “deterrent against further Russian aggression on the continent”, the Lisbon Treaty hawks are coming home to roost.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2015
Harrison Ford is "on the mend" following his plane crash on Thursday.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2015
Mere decoration won’t do much to improve this Ahakista West Cork house, called the Anchorage — it’s as close as you’ll get to sinking beyond rescue.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015
In his condemnation of exterminations at Nazi concentration camps [Irish Examiner, February 2] Geoffrey Roberts misses the fact that Stalin exterminated millions of his own citizens.
Tue, 03 Feb, 2015
From a 92-year-old’s account of serving for Japan in WW2 to a gruelling depiction of cancer and the success of a Corkman, comics are thriving, says
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch has refused to deny rumours he will make an appearance in 'Star Wars Episode VII'.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2014
No, the anti-Israeli position is not disguised anti-semitism. It cannot be repeated often enough that this canard repeated endlessly by Irish commentators from Gerard Howlin (Opinion, September 3) to UCC historian Kevin McCarthy is complete nonsense. It represents intellectual laziness of a noxious kind propagated by men with exceptional literary ability and all the worse for that.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2014
I was slightly bemused when I read Anthony O’Leary’s letter to the editor (Aug 7) entitled “What we really need is another Churchill”.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2013
An explosive device found near the G8 summit venue was a remnant of the Second World War, British Prime Minister David Cameron revealed today.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2013
The government is expected to issue a pardon within the next three months to thousands of Irish soldiers who joined the British to fight Nazi Germany.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2013
Corkman Adrian McCarthy wrote about the brutality of being a prisoner in Japan in WW2, says Carl Dixon
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013
It began as a coffee table book — ex-Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld took photos of models, actors, and musicians, all wearing Chanel's classic coat. Now, the Little Black Jacket is a major exhibition, opening in London next month.
Sun, 23 Sep, 2012
The United States of America deliberately helped Russia cover up one of its most infamous Second World War atrocities to gain favour with Stalin, new documents suggest.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2012
Dan Buckley’s analysis (Unsung Heroes of War, Jul 2) credits Robert Widders and his book as galvanising our campaign, which is untrue.
Sat, 07 Jul, 2012
Donal Kennedy’s comments (Jun 25) about Defence Forces deserters, oaths, dishonour and shame are interesting.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2012
Following the announcement in Dáil Eireann on June 12 by Minister for Justice, Equality, and Defence Alan Shatter, on behalf of the Irish Government, the Irish Soldiers Pardons Campaign (WW2), would like to take this opportunity to commend him for having the wisdom, compassion and moral courage in taking positive action to enable a resolution on the pardons issue to be achieved which will remove in so far as practical the stigmaof dishonour attached to those named as dismissed for desertion in the republished blacklist.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2012
In response to the efforts of campaigners (Irish Examiner, May 22), the recent assertion by Minister Jimmy Deenihan that it was not clear how the National Memorial site in Moore Street could be developed as a battlefield site is disingenuous.
Fri, 25 May, 2012
A NEW business cycle is hoped for at a Cork city building steeped in cycling and sporting lore — and an adjacent idle 1.3 acre site which housed another iconic Cork business is also on the letting market.
Thu, 17 May, 2012
A year after Kate Middleton tied the knot, Rachel Marie Walsh rates the Duchess who made high street shopping cool again
Fri, 27 Apr, 2012
In its 200 years, East Grove, on Cork’s Great Island, has had owners of many nationalities including the Glucksmans, says
Sat, 03 Mar, 2012
Mr Cooper rightly points out (Letters, Feb 15) the failure of the State re the Bethany House victims, but makes mischevious and caustic comment by comparing the experiences of alleged deserters to these children.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2012