Fiann O Nualláin identifies the veggie varieties best suited to our climate.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2018
EVER since Roger Casement was hanged in 1916, controversy had surrounded his diaries, but there was no controversy about a diary that he began while in Germany during the early months of World War I.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2016
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
Rivers in Europe have burst their banks from Paris to the southern German state of Bavaria, killing six people and trapping thousands more in homes and cars.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2016
Despite literary figures’ pleas for clemency, Roger Casement was hanged for his part in the Rising after a four-day trial in London, says Ryle Dwyer
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
The pope has permanently removed a German bishop from his Limburg diocese after his lavish €31m new residence complex caused an uproar.
Thu, 27 Mar, 2014
Pope Francis has permanently removed a German bishop from his Limburg diocese after his €31m new residence complex caused an uproar among the faithful.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
A German bishop removed from his diocese by the Vatican following a row over the spiralling cost of his new residence has retreated to a monastery in Bavaria.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2013
HAS Pope Francis fudged his response to the first real test of his papacy? Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, Bishop of Limburg — dubbed the “Bishop of Bling” by the German media — appears to have got off lightly after splurging €31m on a luxurious new home.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
Pope Francis has banished a German Catholic prelate known as the “Bling Bishop” from his diocese for spending €31m of Church funds on his residence at a time when the pontiff is stressing austerity.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2013
The Pope has temporarily expelled a German bishop after a €30m scandal over the cost of a new residence, but he refused to remove him.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
A German bishop under pressure to resign for spending around €31m on a luxurious residence said he had been heartened by a private audience with Pope Francis in Rome yesterday.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
A scandal around the byzantine ways of the Catholic Church in Germany makes the excesses of our own former Bishop Eamon Casey seem positively frugal.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2013
A German bishop under fire for heavy spending is in Rome for talks at the Vatican, placing his future in the hands of a Pope who has espoused a simple lifestyle.
What is being described as an ‘amazing’ photograph of Roger Casement surfaced in Limerick from a collection of war memorabilia.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2012
Bradley Wiggins is already seeking further glory after yesterday celebrating the greatest achievement of his career as the first British winner of the Tour de France.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2012
Suicide bombers tried to strike two oil facilities in Yemen with explosives-packed cars, but authorities foiled the attacks.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2006
A court convicted 15 Yemeni militants today on terror charges including the 2002 bombing of a French oil tanker and plotting to kill the US ambassador.
Sat, 28 Aug, 2004
The risk of terrorists seizing ships for a September 11-style attack is exaggerated, a British security expert said today.
Wed, 30 Jun, 2004
Yemeni investigators today said they strongly suspect a man who gunned down four American missionaries had links to the al-Qaida terror network.
Tue, 31 Dec, 2002
Three American doctors were shot dead today in the missionary hospital where they worked in Yemen, security officials said.
Mon, 30 Dec, 2002
OPENING up a visible new front in the war on terror, US forces launched a pinpoint missile strike in Yemen, killing a top al-Qaida operative in his car in the first such overt attack outside of Afghanistan, a US official said.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2002
Evidence mounted today that an explosion on a French tanker off Yemen was caused by terrorists, and experts suggested it could be the work of a freelance terror cell sympathetic to al-Qaida.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2002
YEMEN and France launched a probe yesterday into a blast which gutted a French-flagged tanker in the Gulf of Aden amid speculation by the owners and French diplomats that the vessel was targeted by terrorists.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2002
French investigators were arriving in Yemen today after a supertanker was gutted by an explosion and fire in a possible terrorist attack.
Mon, 07 Oct, 2002
AN explosion set a French oil supertanker ablaze off the coast of Yemen yesterday, triggering conflicting explanations of an internal blast and a bomb attack from a small boat.
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