Forget all the marketing blurbs and advertising campaigns: is the national side really the Team of Us, or is it still primarily the preserve of those who have come through the fee-paying schools' system.went in search of answers.
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
The architects of the Good Friday Agreement have joined forces to urge British prime minister Theresa May to end her “aloof” approach to the North and help break the year-long political deadlock two decades on from the historic peace deal.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
Enda Kenny has sparked fresh speculation over when he will step down after a draft version of his speech to a major event last night initially said it would be his last Patrick’s Day as Taoiseach — before the line was deleted entirely from the script.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
The future of the prestigious George Mitchell scholarships, which allows top US students to study in Ireland for a year, is under threat due to the withdrawal of funding by Irish and American governments, businesses, and philanthropists.
Mon, 09 May, 2016
Between Mr Sepp ‘Steering The Ship’ Blatter (see elsewhere on this page), Mr Patrick ‘Golf Balls’ Neary (see the finance/comedy section) and Mr REDACTED REDACTED’REDACTED (see various legal eagles), it hasn’t been a great few days for prominent personages.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2015
In the 2006 animated blockbuster 'Happy Feet', an alienated emperor penguin named Mumbles found empowerment through tap-dancing, and in so doing managed to both attract a mate and stop the overfishing that imperiled his Antarctic habitat.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2011