The Department of Education’s decision not have history as a mandatory subject in the Junior Cert still raises concerns that many students may not then study it in the Leaving Cert, and so as citizens may have big gaps in knowledge of our country’s past and its impact on today.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2018
Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald has launched a blistering attack on what she called the “utterly repulsive” media in the Republic over the treatment of the late Martin McGuinness during the 2011 presidential election.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
Seán Feehan’s Cork-based Mercier Press published books that Dublin wouldn’t, about topics that ‘reflect us truthfully to ourselves’. He died 25 years ago but his legacy lives on, says
Wed, 01 Jun, 2016
The review of Channel 4’s new television programme SAS Who Dares Wins which was carried on your website on Wednesday, October 19, appears to be completely oblivious to the fact that this is a so-called “game show” based around a regiment of the British army that is responsible for the deaths of Irish citizens.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
The Menu is a fierce man altogether for a bit of fire in the belly, most especially the Indian regional cooking styles from way down south and so hopes to be joining Bannu and Ruth, from Annam, a wonderful new Indian Supper Club and Cookery School in Douglas, Cork.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2014