We have come a long way in making our roads safer over the past two decades. In 1998, 458 deaths occurred on Irish roads, compared with 146 in 2018. In fact, as the Road Safety Authority (RSA) revealed yesterday, there has been a 68% reduction in fatalities on Irish roads since the introduction of the first road safety strategy in 1998.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2019
Fri, 23 Sep, 2016
On the 20th anniversary of the closure of the ‘Irish Press’,, who describes himself as a refugee from that newspaper, looks back at its last days, involving a sit-in, a new publication, celebrities, pints, booze, and pubs. The dispute was a breath of fresh air after years of stagnation
Sat, 23 May, 2015
While historians dissect the major events in the life of the nation, newspapers provide a living history — tracking and recording not just the headline news or the grand themes but also the everyday lives of ordinary people.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2015