A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Algeria’s economy is on its knees and the electorate is fed up of paying obeisance to an elderly demagogue, writes
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019
Over the next few years, we will find ourselves in a whirlwind of War of Independence centenary commemorations. It was a nationwide fight for freedom and here the rebel streets of Cork city heaved with revolution.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
RTÉ have announced their new season will feature brand new drama and comedy as well as the return of some old favourites.
Thu, 16 Aug, 2018
on an Irish designer’s project to honour the memory of lives lost during the Great War.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2018
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Thu, 07 Dec, 2017
In his book, ‘The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland’s Border’, Garrett Carr blends rhythms of philosophy, history, legend, memoir, and travelogue into a beguiling melody.savours the tune
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
From U2 to The Waterboys, the ace fiddler has played on some iconic tracks. Now settled in Sligo, he’s named his new album after his beekeeping hobby, writes.
Mon, 15 May, 2017
In December last year Donald Trump took to twitter to lambast the United Nations calling it “a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time”.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
Thu, 29 Dec, 2016
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
A Syrian government airstrike on an opposition-held district in Aleppo has killed at least two people.
Fri, 12 Aug, 2016
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
More than 80 people have been killed and around 200 others injured in a series of attacks claimed by IS in coastal government strongholds in Syria.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
Hans-Dietrich Genscher, the long-serving German foreign minister who was one of the key architects of the country’s 1990 reunification, has died aged 89.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2016
To commemorate last night’s Oscars, hotel comparison site trivago.ie compiled a list of 10 hotels featured in recent movies.
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
Close to 50 civilians have been killed and many more wounded in missile attacks on at least five medical facilities and two schools in northern Syria, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.
Tue, 16 Feb, 2016
North Korea has launched an estimated one million propaganda leaflets by balloon into the South amid increased tension between the rivals following the Pyongyang’s recent nuclear test, Seoul said.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015
Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has sparked uproar after suggesting a Second World War-era Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis to adopt the “final solution” to exterminate European Jews.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
Everyone knows about the famous New Zealand war dance, the Haka, but what about the Tongan Sipi Tau?
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
This graceful, great-order five-bed period des-res has credentials and charm after careful minding and conservation, writes
Sun, 13 Sep, 2015
Jane Smiley sets much of her epic trilogy in Iowa. She tellsthat how people farm and eat is at the heart of her story.
Tue, 04 Aug, 2015
Hidden stories, the Lusitania, and alien invasions are all on TV tonight
Fri, 15 May, 2015
US president Barack Obama met Cuban president Raul Castro on Saturday in the highest-level talks between the two countries in nearly 60 years, and the two men agreed to push ahead on improving relations after decades of hostility.
Mon, 13 Apr, 2015
Australia’s gaffe-prone prime minister took back his second Nazi-related comment in a month after he compared the opposition party leader to German World War II-era propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
Russian ‘Bear’ bombers were recently involved in ‘very unusual’ activities over Irish skies, chased away by the British. Can’t we protect our own airspace, asks
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
An East Cork community is to lobby the Government for special heritage status for sites of interest in the area, which hosts a bomb factory dating from the War of Independence.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015
The Queen led Britain in honouring members of the armed forces killed in conflict as Remembrance Sunday services took place around the country and in former war zones today.
Sun, 09 Nov, 2014
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has donated US$50,000 to rebuild a United Nations school in Gaza which was damaged during this summer’s Israel-Hamas war, the UN said.
Thu, 30 Oct, 2014
A man caught trying to get into Leinster House with a Civil War era sword has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of community service.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2014
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Thu, 02 Oct, 2014
The British government said it deplored an Israeli decision to appropriate a large swathe of land inside the occupied West Bank, saying the move would seriously damage Israel’s international reputation.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
They were created by imperial powers, but war and terrorism is posing risks to the shape and future of many nations, writes Shlomo Avineri
Tue, 26 Aug, 2014
Israel’s Shin Bet security service said it had thwarted a Hamas coup attempt in the West Bank aimed at toppling Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.
Mon, 18 Aug, 2014
The president of the UN top human rights body says the commission on possible violations of the rules of war in Gaza is "operational" despite the decision by George Clooney’s fiancée to pull out of the panel.
Wed, 13 Aug, 2014
The killing of 295 people aboard a Malaysian airliner brought down over eastern Ukraine sharply raised the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels in which Russia and the West back opposing sides.
Fri, 18 Jul, 2014
A relative of Protestant victims of a notorious War of Independence-era triple execution linked to a bloody massacre has issued an emotional appeal for help tracing the bodies of the victims.
Wed, 16 Apr, 2014
Europeans, not least European Russians and the citizens of Ukraine, were right to tremble at the sight of Russian tanks and warships rolling into Crimea and the Black Sea.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2014
The situation in Ukraine and Crimea is now fraught with danger. If violent conflict occurs the people of Ukraine and Crimea could once again suffer catastrophically, having suffered more than any other European country under Stalin and Hitler.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2014
Ian McKellen has hit back after Homeland star Damian Lewis said that he did not want to end up a “fruity actor” who is known for playing wizards.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2013
German chancellor Angela Merkel has absolved herself of blame for the eurozone’s north-south split during the debt crisis, saying she has Europe’s best interests at heart when pressing the need to become globally competitive.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2013
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has pleaded for a diplomatic solution to the Syrian conflict, even as world powers appeared to be moving toward military strikes against president Bashar Assad’s regime.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013