A beloved part of many an Irish childhood, the artist, author, and environmentalist Don Conroy tellswhy he loves his ‘abusive’ friend Dustin the Turkey, why big men hug him at festivals, and why he worries for Greta Thunberg.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
FOR A number of days spread over a couple of years, I’ve had reason to be lying on a hospital bed staring at the wall opposite me. Nothing life-threatening involved, but there all the same. Try as I might, I can’t remember seeing any crucifixes or religious paintings on any of the walls I’ve had to stare at.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2019
Many believed nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi had the qualities of which greatness are made. Perhaps, in hindsight, it is now clear Mammmy Suu only had the qualities of which power is made, argues
Thu, 14 Sep, 2017
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
AT 67, and with over 45 years in the industry, Oscar-winner Jeremy Irons has paid his dues. “I don’t want to work very much any more. I’ve done most things and I don’t really need to work,” states the actor, 67.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
The West has borrowed the Buddhist concept of ‘being in the moment’ and is repackaging it for a mass-consumer audience, says. But there is a danger we are ignoring the philosophy at the heart of this ancient religion — compass.
Sat, 07 Mar, 2015
The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by a radical brand of Islam but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, US officials have said after interrogating and charging Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with crimes which could bring the death penalty.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2013