SET in an ‘alternate’ present, in a US very much in thrall to the People’s Republic of China so that the latter has a say in the national affairs of the former, with military bases all over the country, The 3re Woman is Guardian journalist Jonathan Freedland’s first work of fiction under his own name.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
The family of a five-year-old girl, who has been left with a permanent scar on her forehead after an elasticated type bandage was left on her head for 30 hours after her birth at Cork University Maternity Hospital, has settled her case for €240,000.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
THE Old Vic’s version of The Crucible, due to be sccreened soon in Irish cinemas, grabs you by the throat. Arthur Miller’s timeless classic was inspired by Senator Joseph McCarthy’s hunt for communists in 1950s America but is set amidst the hysteria of the 1692 Salem witch trials in New England.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
PICTURE this. The changing rooms in a health club. Two ladies in expensive tennis gear, lightly sweating, zipping their racquets away. One is saying to the other: “I’m incandescent. He made an appointment with the builder to come at nine on Monday to redo the conservatory. He KNOWS I play tennis on Monday.”
Mon, 27 Jan, 2014
A four-year-old girl was left for at least 12 hours in a house with the bodies of her mother and sister after her “jealous and controlling” father killed them in an “appalling” axe and knife attack, a British court has heard.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2013