I love this time of year and this week I’m sharing some of my favourite ways to spend my downtime in December. For my recipe, it’s my gingerbread cookies and spiced almonds, both great edible gift options, writes
Fri, 07 Dec, 2018
Twenty years ago today, Marcus O’Sullivan ran his 100th sub-four-minute mile, the last major milestone in a career that ranks among the greats of Irish sport. But as the three-time world champion tells , true fulfilment was only found once he stepped off the track
Tue, 13 Feb, 2018
Former president of Ireland Mary Robinson has said it is unfair that Ethiopians are suffering the worst effects of climate change as 10 million people are hit by food shortages following the worst drought in 50 years.
Sun, 03 Jul, 2016
It would be a major setback for Goal, one of Ireland’s leading charities, and also for the tens of thousands of people relying on it for support, if its funding were to be hit by news of a US probe into key aspects of the organisation’s work in Syria, the biggest programme in the charity’s history.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2016
Tackling the twin challenges of sustainable development and climate change is vital for the UN but its founding principle was peace, the edifice upon which it was built, and it must now step up to the plate and find a way to end the slaughter in Syria, writes
Thu, 24 Sep, 2015
ON THURSDAY evening, as he talked of “leadership” and how Ireland will accept “thousands [of migrants] over the coming months and years”, Environment Minister Alan Kelly was asked why it had taken a heartbreaking picture of a three-year-old boy lying dead on a beach for Government to act.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015