Wed, 17 Jun, 2020
Wed, 13 May, 2020
“If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.”
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
How did thinness come to be the most important goal in so many people’s lives?new philosophy course at UCC explores the dangerous ‘Operation Transformation worldview’ predominating today: if you are fat, you must have given in.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2015
Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson shed their inhibitions in the eagerly-anticipated film version of Fifty Shades of Grey, Alfred Molina and John Lithgow play men struggling to keep their relationship together in Love Is Strange.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
It’s that time of year for good cheer; goodwill to all men and, oh, begrudgery on behalf of the non-believing community. Just in case we were too optimistic, Gordon Cunningham (Letters, December 12) sought to put a damper on proceedings.
Sat, 27 Dec, 2014
The Irish taxpayers, especially compliant and hard-pressed PAYE taxpayers, are being asked, ostensibly at least, to bail out the banks, but we are not being given the background information behind these bailout decisions, or who it is that is really being bailed out.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2009
SO, how long did you last? Too often, we drink ourselves silly over Christmas promising that January is going to be different. As we cheerily glug it back all through December, New Year’s Day looms, symbolising enforced abstinence and a return to purity. For a few weeks at least, the weight of our sinfulness will be lifted.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, of lightening conductor fame, was the first person to suggest that the clocks should be put forward in summer; his essay, ‘An Economical Project’, appeared in 1784 when the great man was living in Paris as an American delegate.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2007