The Court of Appeal will rule later on an appeal by Kenmare Resources over a €10m libel award, the highest in the history of the State, to its former deputy chairman Donal Kinsella over a press release issued by the firm.
Next Tuesday marks the origins of an American conspiracy to depict Éamon de Valera and his government as morally indifferent to the outcome of the Second World War. Historian and authorargues that false claims about neutrality have produced possibly the greatest distortion of Irish history since independence.
When he spoke in Auckland on Friday, during the fourth day of his State visit to New Zealand, President Michael D Higgins reflected on how our relationship with the Irish language has been defined by what he described as the “authoritative” nature of Irish language teaching in schools.
SINCE the foundation of the State, we have had a succession of taoisigh with various modus operandi, some prepared to work with those in opposition in a collegiate manner, others preferring to take the confrontational route.