Irish citizens faced challenges including rampant house prices, while Ryanair and Irish bank shares hit turbulence. But there were upbeat stories too as Irish food and drink exports surged, writesin his review of the year
Tue, 25 Dec, 2018
From the Belfast rape trial to the historic referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment, to the shocking CervicalCheck scandal and concerted interventions to address the gender pay gap, 2018 has been quite the roller coaster when it comes to women’s advancement, writes Political Correspondent
Mon, 17 Dec, 2018
Brexit, the Russian spy poisoning in Britain, the Facebook privacy scandal, the extraordinary cave rescue in Thailand and the ongoing fallout from the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi are just some of the stories that made the headlines in 2018.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2018
The night belonged to Mná na hÉireann at the IFTA Gala Television Awards tonight with Derry Girls’ Lisa McGee winning Best Writer in Comedy or Soap, the show also taking home the prize for best Comedy and Catastrophe creator Sharon Horgan dedicating her award to the women of Ireland.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2018
To make lasting changes in 2018 you first need to change your mindset, discoverswho talks to top wellness coach Pat Divilly about the importance of setting attainable goals when taking on a new weight-loss and fitness regimen.
Fri, 05 Jan, 2018
In preparing to face the threat of Danish dangerman Christian Eriksen in the World Cup play-off, Martin O’Neill believes his players are entitled to take encouragement from how they coped in the recent past with other standout stars like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Gareth Bale and the Bosnian duo of Edin Dzeko and Miralem Pjanic.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
Now that we have a budget, perhaps the minister would be good enough as to have a closer look at the anomaly whereby social welfare recipients under the age of 24 are paid a mere €102 per week, while their fellow recipients receive about twice that amount.
Wed, 11 Oct, 2017
Forget weary Wembley’s limp and half-hearted response to England’s recent qualification for Russia, forget those cynics who say international football doesn’t matter - anyone wanting to get a real flavour of what the World Cup really means should take a look at what happened on an historic night in Cardiff.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017