Event: World War I
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The glamourous Hungarian-born actress Zsa Zsa Gabor made the front page of the then
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
Today is June 1st and do you know what that means? It’s Dinosaur Day! And Don’t Give up the Ship Day, commemorating the last words said by Captain James Lawrence as his ship was being taken over by the British in 1813.
Sat, 01 Jun, 2019
Practical, political and powerful, the suit is having a fashion moment all over again, says
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
A horse and a boy go to war. That’s the premise of Michael Morpurgo’s 1982 children’s bestseller War Horse.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
As Jimmy Crowley and Lankum join forces for a gig,delves into the fascinating history of the wartime ballad they both perform
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019
Dublin hardly expected Monaghan to roll out the red carpet for them on Sunday but when the home side chose not to provide them with a guard of honour the visitors knew for sure they were in for a testing afternoon, writes
Tue, 29 Jan, 2019
If you think the flu going around at the moment, is bad, the biggest killer flu the world had ever known happened 100 years ago.looks at how it affected everything from GAA finals to the politics of the day
Fri, 25 Jan, 2019
previews major sales of classic and modern art in London and Dublin.
Sat, 17 Nov, 2018
LAST Sunday, the 100th anniversary of the armistice of the war to end all wars, our news was full of quasi-religious, militaristic memorialising, writes
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018
The Great War did not end on November 11, 1918. The fighting stopped but a one-sided killing by other means continued into 1919, and was actually intensified.
Sat, 10 Nov, 2018
"Whilst looking at letters, diaries and books written by cancer patients around the world — which are highly emotional things to read — what comes across from reading them is that these people are in a constant state of hardship and survival, facing huge challenges"
Tue, 06 Nov, 2018
"I thought it would be a good thing to follow John Redmond’s words. I thought for my mother’s sake, her gentle soul, for the sake of my own children, I might go out and fight for to save Europe so that we might have the Home Rule in Ireland in the upshot. I came out to fight for a country that doesn’t exist, and now, Willie, mark my words, it never will.”
Sun, 02 Sep, 2018
One of the more surprising facts about Whiddy Island in Bantry Bay is the size of its population in the 19th century.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
Dublin and Wexford players have insisted they did not train on their recent trips to France and Portugal respectively.
Fri, 11 May, 2018
Hundreds of searchers continued the grueling work today of hunting for survivors and digging up bodies in the sea of mud and wreckage left by flash flooding in this wealthy coastal enclave.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has worn an Irish-themed red poppy badge to commemorate Irish war dead.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2017
Thomas Greehy was just 19 when he died in the Civil War trying to remove guns from an IRA arms dump in Co Waterford.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron set aside differences on climate change during their meeting in France, asserting that it should not prevent them from working together toward a post-war roadmap for Syria and to enhance Middle East security.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
The Shortest History of Germany by James Hawes Old Street Publishing Review:
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
An army bomb disposal have made safe an explosive device found underneath Thomond Bridge, in Limerick, earlier today.
Wed, 05 Jul, 2017
Des O’Driscoll reviews story festival Towers and Tales in Lismore, Co Waterford.
Wed, 03 May, 2017
Here are the top three films you don’t want to miss this week, writes
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
The Ford operation in Cork nearly came a cropper just two years after the production line began operating, says
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
100 years ago this week, just before shipping was made safer by the entry of the United States into World War I, a number of Cork vessels were sunk by German U-boats and mines.recalls one of the lost ships, on which a relative was killed.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2017
Sat, 08 Apr, 2017
While most of the world has agreed to destroy these deadly weapons, the attack in Syria this week shows the urgency of the situation, writes
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
The next Call of Duty title from publisher Activision may take the franchise back to its 20th Century roots, namely the Second World War.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
tells of the remarkable story of how Fordsons upset the odds in 1926 to become the first Cork team to win the FAI Cup trophy.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
The decision by Henry Ford to expand into Ireland and the county of his ancestors would transform Cork’s industrial landscape forever, writes .
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
Henry Ford, a son of the County Cork soil, produced a tractor that revolutionised agriculture in Ireland and around the world, writes
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
THIS year marks the centenary of the most important event in 20 century global history: the Russian revolutions of 1917.
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
Tens of thousands of items relating to the tumultuous decade of the Irish Revolution have been kept by families around the country, research with second-level students suggests.
Mon, 02 Jan, 2017
Our regular arts/ents writers select their personal highlights of the year
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016
Jack McGowan used to train at night for fear of being thought mad, writes .
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016
Thu, 03 Nov, 2016
Warner Bros. showed off the first trailer for Wonder Woman this weekend, and it's everything that fans could have hoped for.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2016
One week after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, British prime minister David Cameron and members of the royal family were standing side-by-side with France’s president to celebrate their historic alliance at the centenary of the deadliest battle of World War I.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2016
Executive vice president of EA Studios, Patrick Söderlund, revealed that he initially rejected DICE’s pitch for the next Battlefield.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
February 24, 2007. One of Irish sport’s greatest days. One of the GAA’s proudest too, as rugby and England were made welcome in Croke Park.
Tue, 29 Mar, 2016
Createschool have made a ten-minute video on the lead-up and events of the Easter Rising
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016
Some very clever and creative people have made this mini-documentary of the events of the 1916 Rising using Lego.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
Even before the Paris attacks, the mood in Central Europe was decidedly anti-migrant, with fences going up on borders, a Syrian beaten on a Polish street last week and the rhetoric sharp across the region.
Tue, 17 Nov, 2015
Thu, 12 Nov, 2015