Ireland’s quintet of hopefuls have work to do to make the 72-hole cut today after mixed weekends at the final stage of the European Tour Qualifying School in Spain.
Sun, 17 Nov, 2019
Something is awry when you find yourself stuck in a Dutch railway carriage with the thermometer in excess of 40C.
Sun, 04 Aug, 2019
Ajax don’t have a club motto, but if they did it would have to be something like ‘Remember what you’re good at, even when everything seems to be falling apart’.
Thu, 07 Mar, 2019
How much did you enjoy watching Ajax beat Real Madrid on Tuesday night?
The chairwoman of the Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment says pro-life groups are refusing to attend as part of a wider strategy to undermine the referendum debate.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
The story of Ireland’s past is being told through Cork’s experience of famine, emigration, and revolution in a Dutch TV show filmed over the past week.
Tue, 30 May, 2017
The weekend confrontation between Turkey, Holland, and Germany may seem a remote, Mitteleuropa sideshow but it is not at all.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
Fionnuala McCormack will have to overcome her Turkish nemesis at the European Cross Country Championships in Chia, Italy, tomorrow.
Sun, 11 Dec, 2016
‘At this stage, we can’t remember how many times we’ve played, and we have to go home tomorrow… if we make our flight!”
Tue, 01 Nov, 2016
Day Seven of the Olympic Games produced even more history from an Irish point of view, with the medals table reached finally at the end of the opening week.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
One can only hope that xenophobic Trumpism will be rejected by the American electorate, writes Pankaj Mishra
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Mon, 09 May, 2016
The ECB is asking the larger banks it oversees to analyse the risks they would face if the UK left the EU.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges often says Europe needs fewer, bigger telecommunications carriers that can invest in faster networks and better compete with Google and Facebook. Deutsche Telekom has a 12% stake in BT.
Fri, 26 Feb, 2016
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
Prefabricated homes must become part of the solution to the homeless crisis before winter sets in, the Peter McVerry Trust has urged.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Irish cyclist Ryan Mullen has finished eighth in the individual men’s time trial at the European Games in Baku.
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015
The European Parliament’s Green Party has cleared the first legal hurdle for the creation of a committee to look into tax evasion in the wake of revelations about hundreds of secret deals for companies in Luxembourg.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015
Britain’s Stephen Dillane and the Netherlands’ Bianca Krijgsman received the top acting prizes at the 42nd International Emmy Awards.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2014
Dutch authorities have identified 127 victims from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine.
Fri, 15 Aug, 2014
A body has been found in the wheel well of an airliner that landed at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2014
In the end, Wurst was voted the best.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
UCD’s Mark English underlined his world-class potential at the Woodie’s DIY AAI Games in Athlone yesterday with a national 800m indoor record (1:46.82) which qualifies him for the world indoors.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2014
Prisoners in the Netherlands may soon have to pay for their cell accommodation, if a bill becomes law.
Tue, 14 Jan, 2014
A Russian opposition group says its activists threw tomatoes at Dutch King Willem-Alexander and his wife, Queen Maxima, as they arrived for a concert in Moscow.
Sun, 10 Nov, 2013
Ireland’s youth unemployment rate is one of the worst in Europe.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2012
“This means everything to me. This bronze medal is worth much more than the gold I won in Athens,” said Cian O’Connor last night after his stunning performance in London yesterday with Blue Loyd.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2012
The absence of yachts from Dublin Bay on a bank holiday Monday in August was the first sign that it was no ordinary day for Ireland’s sailing community.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2012
A 68-year-old woman has died of injuries she sustained when two trains collided head-on in Amsterdam, injuring scores of passengers.
Sun, 22 Apr, 2012
COST-CONSCIOUS motorists who opted for diesel cars to save money are finding the fuel costs as much — if not more — than petrol on the garage forecourts.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2011
The Dutch government is to reclassify high-strength marijuana alongside hard drugs such as cocaine and Ecstasy.
Fri, 07 Oct, 2011
HATE trial Dutch politician Geert Wilders’ attacks on Islam are his opinions, not facts, the hearing was told yesterday.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2010
Muslims in the Netherlands say that remarks by politician Geert Wilders have poisoned attitudes toward them, according to complaints disclosed at his hate speech trial today.
Wed, 06 Oct, 2010
A VICAR saying God ‘doesn’t exist’ is allowed to preach while a farmer has been told to remove a “Jesus saves” sign from his barn.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2010
A speeding car smashed into a crowd of royal watchers today near a open-top bus carrying the Netherlands’ Queen Beatrix today, killing two of them.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2009
Amsterdam will close almost a fifth of its marijuana cafes to comply with a national ban on having them near schools, the city’s mayor said today.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2008
GERMAN-BASED Tipperary show jumper Denis Lynch continues to strengthen his team, acquiring the ride on two new horses.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2008
Switzerland claimed pole position for Sunday’s Sprint and Feature races at the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport in Malaysia courtesy of a sensational performance from Neel Jani in Saturday’s qualifying at the Sepang International Circuit.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2007
SOME executives within Citigroup are pushing for the US banking giant to make a bid for ABN AMRO, which is in discussions about a possible merger with Barclays.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2007
The city of Amsterdam said today it has revoked licenses for 37 businesses, representing nearly a third of the 350 prostitution “windows” in the city’s famed red-light district.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2006
Polls open this morning in the Netherlands as the Dutch vote for a new parliament.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006
For centuries, Dutch windmills have pumped water out of the low-lying country, and old-fashioned wooden mills are as closely linked with the Netherlands’ international image as its dikes and bikes.
Sun, 17 Sep, 2006
SOME NATO members shifted away from a confrontation with the US yesterday, welcoming Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s explanation of Washington’s views on secret prisons and the treatment of terrorist suspects.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2005
The Justice Ministry began reviewing safety at Dutch prisons today, a day after the Netherlands’ most deadly fire in a decade killed 11 immigrants awaiting deportation at a detention centre outside Schiphol Airport.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2005
Armed men have kidnapped a woman whose family owns a multi-million-euro company, Dutch police said today.
Tue, 13 Sep, 2005
TWO polls released yesterday showed strong support in the Netherlands for legalising marijuana outright after several decades of a tolerance policy.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2005
THE Dutch government, the first to legalise euthanasia for some terminally-ill people, will tackle an even thornier ethical dilemma: what to do when doctors say it is best to end the lives of infants, the mentally handicapped or the demented.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2005
Apparently inspired by the film Free Willy, a group of activists has stolen a young seal that earlier escaped from a German zoo to set it free.
Mon, 25 Oct, 2004
The Netherlands’ Royal Museum has has bought the 17th-century painting The Mayor of Delft and his Daughter by Dutch master Jan Steen for £8m (€11.9m).
Mon, 16 Aug, 2004
Supermarket giant Tesco could be poised to make a €14.5bn swoop on the assets of troubled Dutch counterpart Ahold, it was reported today.
Sun, 02 Mar, 2003
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