A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Israel’s founders advocated a universalism of ‘complete equality’, whereas its current leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, has a narrow agenda, says.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2020
A Polish prisoner carefully checks there are no guards around before he enters one of the SS cloakrooms in Auschwitz. He takes out a hidden vial and quickly sprinkles its contents on the collars of those hated uniforms, before slipping out again. Within two weeks some of the Germans had come down with the typhoid that was wiping out so many of the prisoners.
Sun, 26 Jan, 2020
There is a moment while watching 1917 when you realise you have not breathed in quite some time. At least it certainly feels that way, such is there lentless, heart-stopping momentum of Sam Mendes’ epic war film about two young soldiers who venture across enemy lines to deliver a message that could save hundreds of lives.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2020
It is well passed the stage when lip service is being paid to this very pressing issue.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2019
Polls before the Brexit referendum in 2016 showed a majority in favour of remain, but they also showed that most Britons were indifferent. The same is true today, says.
Fri, 01 Nov, 2019
The victories may already be receding into the background, but for Michelle Carpenter the hard work is only beginning.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2019
Most Germans live by the credo that saving is a virtue, but the ECB’s negative interest rates risk making a mockery of the national obsession, prompting politicians to seek ways to insulate thrifty citizens and keep the burden on the country’s beleaguered banks.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
Which is the best way to handle the Brexit debacle?
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
Hedge funds are betting against the euro on the prospect of the ECB boosting its easy-money policy at its gathering next month.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
We take a trip down memory lane and check out what happened on this day in years gone by by looking back at some Irish Examiner front pages and highlighting other events which went down in history across the world.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
The prospect of life on Mars made the front page of the50 years ago.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
DS7 Crossback trades on its heritage and lives up to the expectations on many levels. but there are downsides. The ride is not the magic carpet experience we once loved and expected to see again, writes
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
Despite talk of missions to Mars and a renewed interest in returning to the moon, nothing can match the awesome feat of that first lunar landing 50 years ago today, writes
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
There aren’t too many images in modern history as sad, as forceful a reality check as the 1938 one of British prime minister Neville Chamberlain waving his peace-in-our-time note on an English airfield after talks with Hitler in Munich.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
Mercosur (Southern Common Market) is the South American trade bloc. That’s Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela — although Venezuela is currently suspended.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2019
I threw a toy jeep into the general waste bin, where there was no chance of retrieval. And then the guilt hit. What kind of monster would do this to his own child? writes
Thu, 04 Apr, 2019
Never listening to Michael Jackson’s music again is like the Germans refusing to drive on the Autobahn.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2019
When Tottenham won the first leg of this tie 3-0 at Wembley three weeks ago, there appeared little doubt that Mauricio Pochettino’s men were through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2019
Revamp the Department of Public Expenditure and re-establish it as a separate entity to give it real teeth to rein in overspending, says
Mon, 18 Feb, 2019
The subject of what constitutes an island cropped on this page a few week’s ago in reference to the minute Flea Island in West Cork.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
Next Tuesday marks the origins of an American conspiracy to depict Éamon de Valera and his government as morally indifferent to the outcome of the Second World War. Historian and authorargues that false claims about neutrality have produced possibly the greatest distortion of Irish history since independence.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2018
selects her top 10 long reads for older children in search of a good book.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2018
Sat, 30 Jun, 2018
It is a triumph to either the human spirit or man’s capacity for self-delusion that the tournament continues to be the repository of dreams...tune in, tun on and drop out, writes
Sat, 16 Jun, 2018
Founder of the Happiness Research Institute, Meik Wiking, has spent the past five years delving into what makes societies smile, writes
Fri, 25 May, 2018
Our man inside the game on his slightly begrudging admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
It has been billed as the Battle of Britain – or at least England. But tonight’s showdown in Manchester is more than simply a contest to decide the best English side in Europe, or even which of two rival cities has this season’s bragging rights, writes .
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
I was chuffed (that’s not ‘choughed’, now, and birds are few in this column) to hear the virtues of voles much lauded on the Living the Wildlife RTÉ 1 programme on Tuesday last week, writes.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
A knife attack on a German politician known for his welcoming stance towards refugees is likely to have been politically motivated, authorities said.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Theresa May and key Cabinet ministers who oversee Brexit negotiations are expected to discuss Britain's offer to the European Union for the so-called "divorce bill" Brussels insists is needed to unlock trade talks.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
One of the lessons from the 2015 refugee crisis is that the EU will need to develop a far stronger common foreign and security policy, says
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
A row has broken out over where an anchor from a scuttled gun-running ship should be displayed.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
Michael O'Neill expects his Northern Ireland players to treat Friday's World Cup qualifier with San Marino as if they were playing Germany.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
Many Cork and Irish lives were lost in the Battle of France, writes
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
The Shortest History of Germany by James Hawes Old Street Publishing Review:
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
ERMAN-speaking army first lieutenant Paul Duggan is promoted to G2 Intelligence to investigate the activities of a German spy in 1940’s Dublin.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
French president’s idea is to move beyond idle optimism by gaining German consent to turn the eurozone into a state-like entity — a federation-lite, writes
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
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Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
Gary and Paul O’Donovan will be defending their European lightweight double sculls title at the 2017 European Rowing Championships this weekend, writes.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
The expected strengthening of Theresa May’s hand after June’s UK general election may not make Brexit any easier, writes.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
An image of the famous field marshall during his posting to Cork is up for auction, says.
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017
At Cork World Book Fest, Anne Sebba will read from her account of the difficult line females had to tread in Paris in WWII, writes.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017