Just one more night and everything will all go back to normal. Introverts, humbugs and knackered livers can exhale, for the seasonal hullabaloo is drawing to a close. But what is normal in 2019? What can we expect? It appears Brexit will be the least of it. Should we get bunker building?
Mon, 31 Dec, 2018
Glass from the Twin Towers and a rivet of 9/11 steel from the World Trade Center were donated to the Medal of Honour Exhibition in Kinsale, Co Cork over the weekend with 35 members of the New York Fire Department travelling over to the town for the ceremony.
Mon, 28 May, 2018
If Sean Spicer, President Trump’s biggest-ever-inauguration-crowd press secretary, has even half the wit of one of those clever gamblers who will make a profit at Cheltenham he is a wiser man today than he was when he joined the alternative-facts presidency.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
If anybody’s putting together one of those lists of frequently asked questions arising from the ongoing global controversy initiated by Harvey Weinstein, top of the list is: “But has it gone too far?,” writes.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
THERE is a scene in the 2007 low-brow, crooks-spooks-and-assassins film Shooter when Levon Helm, a decent actor but a great musician, assures lead actor Mark Wahlberg that the 1963 Kennedy assassination was a conspiracy involving a platoon of assassins.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
President Donald Trump, leading his first commemoration of the 9/11 anniversary, has said "the living, breathing soul of America wept with grief" for each of the nearly 3,000 lives that were lost on that day 16 years ago.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, setting up the possibility the US Congress may override his veto for the first time in his presidency.
Sat, 24 Sep, 2016