Glastonbury is back and there are a host of other overseas festivals offering impressive line-up, writes Ed Power.
Mon, 06 May, 2019
An extreme cold snap sweeping across Europe has claimed more lives, forced the closure of airports in Switzerland and France and left hundreds of drivers stranded on snow-bound roads.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
From Glasto to Spain, there are a flock of festivals that could tempt you overseas in the coming months, writes Ed Power
Mon, 22 May, 2017
Thousands of Danish teachers have formed a 20-mile line between two cities to protest at being locked out of schools for a week by local authorities in a dispute.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2013
I WAS in Denmark last week and one morning I got on a train in Copenhagen to make a personal pilgrimage that I had been promising myself for some time.
Mon, 07 Jan, 2013
President Mary McAleese begins a three-day state visit to Denmark today to promote business and tourism links.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2010
President Mary McAleese is to make a three-day state visit to Denmark to promote business and tourism links, it was revealed today.
Fri, 08 Oct, 2010
THE head of a police union warned German authorities 12 months ago that the Love Parade in Duisburg at which 19 people died was an accident waiting to happen.
Mon, 26 Jul, 2010
A stampede inside a tunnel crowded with techno music fans left 15 people dead and dozens injured at the famed Love Parade festival in western Germany today.
Sat, 24 Jul, 2010
THOUSANDS turned out at Dublin’s Docklands yesterday to bid farewell to a replica Viking longship which made the city its home for almost a year.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2008
The Viking longship - the 'Sea Stallion from Glendalough' - sets sail from Dublin today.
Sun, 29 Jun, 2008
Richard Collins on a remarkable Danish replica ship.
Mon, 26 May, 2008
Final preparations are underway today for the lifting of a replica Viking ship from Dublin’s River Liffey.
Thu, 16 Aug, 2007
The Danish government today expressed its regret over the Viking invasion of Ireland more than 1,000 years ago.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2007
Thousands of people lined the quays in Dublin today to welcome the Viking longship, “The Sea Stallion”.
An Irish-built replica Viking ship arrives in Dublin today under the power of 64 oarsmen at the end of a two month voyage from Denmark.
A reconstruction of a 900-year-old Irish-built Viking ship, which set sail from Denmark seven weeks ago, arrived in Ireland today.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2007
Dozens of volunteer sailors will follow in the wake of the Vikings by crossing the North Sea from Denmark to Ireland next July in a 30-metre replica of a Norse warship, museum officials said today.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2006
Ozzy Osbourne and his band, heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath, will be one of the top names at this year’s Roskilde Festival, one of Europe’s largest music events.
Wed, 26 Jan, 2005
Queen Margrethe of Denmark, whose Viking ancestors once raided European shores, today christened a replica of a 1,000-year-old war ship that is due to sail to Britain and Ireland in 2007.
Sat, 04 Sep, 2004
THIS weekend’s Classic trials have attracted a bumper number of entries with some of last season’s leading juveniles engaged at Newbury, Thirsk and Leopardstown.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2003
A Danish man blew up his local police station when he threw fireworks from the roof into the building to greet friends who were being held in custody inside.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2001
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