Sat, 18 Jun, 2016
Despite recent concerns about the Irish dairy industry’s ability to deal with a global downturn in the dairy sector, Dairygold CEO Jim Wolfe still believes the scrapping of the quota system is good for his company, the farming community and the country as a whole.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
In 1854, John Henry Newman, a well-bred English convert to Catholicism who had abandoned his career as an Anglican cleric to become a Roman priest, arrived in Dublin. He had been asked by Cardinal Paul Cullen to be Rector of the new Catholic University.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
There are some Americanisms that bug me — like the use of the word ‘already’ out of context or the hijacking of the term ‘awesome’ to refer to anything from agreement to a nice sandwich.
Sat, 04 Oct, 2014
Jess Wolfe of Lucius shakes her head in an expression of mild disbelief. “Apparently Paul Krugman got into our music through his daughter,” she says, referring to the Nobel prize winning economist. “He turned up at one of our shows in New York. It was a bit of a surprise. He’s written some very nice things about us, which is always a help.”
Wed, 16 Apr, 2014