Thousands of firefighters tried to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California's history as a funeral procession was held in honour of one of their colleagues who was killed battling the flames.
Chris Donoghue co-presents Newstalk Breakfast from 7am to 10am. He is an ambassador for First Fortnight, a charity aimed at challenging mental health stigma, and will speak at Proclamation, a music and talk event on New Year’s Day in Christ Church Cathedral, as part of First Fortnight festival in association with NYF Dublin. NYF Dublin’s three-day citywide festival spans the new year period from today until January 1. See www.NYFDublin.com
The US is struggling to fully realise the vision that civil rights leader Martin Luther King described in his ‘I have a dream’ speech 50 years ago, as the goal of economic security for all remains elusive, President Barack Obama said yesterday.
The two Irish sportswriters who doggedly pursued Lance Armstrong throughout his career have dismissed the disgraced Texan’s TV confessional as a futile, desperate bid to mount one last climb — this time, out of the gutter he has mired himself in.