Sat, 23 May, 2020
The rift between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance widened last night after Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar accused his Government partners of risking the coalition’s stability over the recent abortion bill controversy.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
EVEN if it was just some sad, drunken gobdaw who threw the wreaths placed on Cork’s First World War memorial earlier this week to mark the July 1 opening of the Battle of the Somme and to remember the estimated 4,000 Corkmen who died in that war into the Lee it was a dispicable, uncomprehending act of ignorance and vandalism.
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
One week after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, British prime minister David Cameron and members of the royal family were standing side-by-side with France’s president to celebrate their historic alliance at the centenary of the deadliest battle of World War I.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2016
The youngest Briton to fight in the First World War was just 12 years old — but Sidney Lewis’ identity remained a secret for almost a century until the chance discovery of faded documents revealed his extraordinary story.
Tue, 11 Mar, 2014
Almost 100 years after they were lost to their families and their country, half of them never accorded the dignity of a funeral, 1,100 Irish men and women who lost their lives in the first world war were remembered in a ceremony which will ensure their names will never be lost.
Mon, 07 Oct, 2013
All of us in our own way have been forced to come to terms with the new reality whether in the private or public sector. And the pain is only starting. Wait till Mary Hanafin tries to shave €1bn plus from the social welfare bill in the autumn. It’s not the time for fainthearted ministers.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2009