MUCH like the character of Mrs God herself, author Mark Evans is a glutton for punishment.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
In a surprise move, Aston Martin unveiled a crossover at the Geneva Motor Show coupe as the British sports-car maker seeks to return to profit by appealing to women and buyers in emerging markets.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2015
The actress best known for voicing the unseen Mrs Wolowitz on US sitcom The Big Bang Theory has died.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014
My sister’s house, Sligo, where children hold your hands, drink their milk and family life feels forever fixed in time.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
The revelation that Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson’s disease along with severe depression at the time of his apparent suicide has drawn public attention to the correlation between the diseases.
Sat, 16 Aug, 2014
Pauline McLynn joined 'EastEnders' to work with June Brown.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
Mrs Doubtfire gets to know Mrs Brown from Mrs Brown's Boys
Wed, 30 Apr, 2014
Billy Connolly has been given the all-clear from prostate cancer.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2013
A man arrested for the murder of his ex-wife after a near eight-hour stand-off with gardai remains under armed guard in hospital.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2013
She may be squat, wrinkled, and foul-mouthed but Agnes Brown could have outshone any Hollywood leading lady when she brought movie magic to Dublin’s Moore St yesterday.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2013
So long, Simpsons and ta ta, Del Boy — Mrs Brown’s Boys are the country’s favourite TV family.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2013
Actress Pauline McLynn, who played housekeeper Mrs Doyle on 'Father Ted', has begun designing, knitting and selling tea cosies.
Sun, 22 Jul, 2012
Brendan O’Carroll’s new Bafta award is to make its stage debut in Cardiff tonight.
Tue, 29 May, 2012
Perhaps coming on stage to the sounds of a song about dealing with a massive hangover and then referencing the Titanic was not the ideal opener for Eamon Gilmore.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2012
Wonder who some of the top gardeners in history were?takes a trip down memory lane to tell us more
Sat, 17 Dec, 2011
THEY must be mad, said comedian Brendan Carroll when the BBC gave the green light for a third series of Mrs Brown’s Boys.
Sat, 26 Nov, 2011
GOOD Little Wolf by Nadia Shireen (Random House; €7.10) tells of good overcoming bad — maybe! Little grey Rolf loves Mrs Biggins.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2011
ONE of the oldest private third-level colleges in the country yesterday closed after staff and students were called to a meeting.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2011
A 67-year-old man wanted in the UK on charges of indecently assaulting a young girl more than 25 years ago has appeared before the High Court following his arrest by gardaí today.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2011
Rob Scotton’s illustrations are always a joy. In Scaredy-Cat Splat (Harper Collins €8.35) Splat is determined to win the scariest costume prize at school. His ego is knocked by classmates whose costumes are superior.
Sat, 08 Jan, 2011
She was more likely to bake cakes than show her buns as dowdy Mrs Doyle in 'Father Ted', but now Pauline McLynn takes on a most unholy role in TV’s 'Shameless'.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2010
IT was with great pleasure and joy that I read Terry Prone’s article “Every neighbourhood should have a woman like Mrs Linders” (August 4).
Wed, 06 Aug, 2008
Big Brother bodybuilder Mario Marconi berated partner Lisa Appleton today for working too hard in the kitchen, branding her “Mrs Scrubber”.
Mon, 07 Jul, 2008
IF YOU’RE fed up with those, ahem, “health supplements” you’ve ordered online from a reputable company in New Mexico ending up delivered to Mrs Nosy Neighbour up the road, salvation may be at hand.
Tue, 24 Jun, 2008
A legal challenge by convicted murderer Sean Courtney who was jailed 15 years ago for the brutal killing of a Dublin woman Patricia O'Toole aimed at securing his release from prison is due before the High Court next week.
Thu, 29 May, 2008
Police in Majorca are today searching for the mother of a seven-year-old girl who fell from a fifth-floor hotel balcony.
Tue, 23 Oct, 2007
Johnny Depp will re-teamwith Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter in the big-screen adaptation of Sweeney Todd.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2006
Troubled rocker Pete Doherty has fuelled rumours he's set to tie the knot with Kate Moss after branding the supermodel "Mrs Doherty".
Fri, 29 Sep, 2006
Safety improvements have been recommended for Dublin’s busiest junction where an English tourist was fatally injured by a bus, an inquest heard.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2006
A new sitcom that will reunite Absolutely Fabulous stars Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley has been snapped up for American TV.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2006
ABOUT 24 top former officials in Saddam Hussein’s regime, including a biological weapons expert known as ‘Dr Germ’, have been released from jail, while a militant group released a video yesterday of the purported killing of an American hostage.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2005
Jerry Hall has pulled out of the West End musical production of High Society citing glandular fever.
Tue, 01 Nov, 2005
Colin Montgomerie, heckled in America in the past, has now become a fan of the fans.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2005
A PARISH priest in southern England yesterday hailed the news that the unborn child of a woman stabbed in the street had survived the attempt on her life.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2005
One of Iraq’s top scientists – dubbed Mrs Anthrax – is dying of cancer in US custody a lawyer claimed today.
Fri, 31 Dec, 2004
THE cost of compensating victims of abuse in religious institutions would have been far higher than the present estimate of €650 million if the cases had been allowed to go to court, a TD said yesterday.
Fri, 26 Nov, 2004
Model and actress Jerry Hall has pulled out of her new one-woman show, saying she has glandular fever.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2004
A British hostage appeared on a video posted on an Islamic website weeping and pleading for his life as Iraq’s leader and US officials stifled reports a high-profile female Iraqi weapons scientist could be released from jail soon - as demanded by his captors.
Thu, 23 Sep, 2004
WITH time running out for British hostage Kenneth Bigley, US and Iraqi officials said last night they would not free female Iraqi prisoners as demanded by an al-Qaida ally whose group has already beheaded two Americans.
Thu, 23 Sep, 2004
Two high-profile women prisoners in American custody will not be released immediately, the US embassy said in Baghdad despite an earlier announcement by Iraqi authorities.
Wed, 22 Sep, 2004