100 years ago, Constance Markievicz received a letter confirming her return as MP for Dublin St Patrick’s. Ireland’s first elected female politician was in prison at the time, and the letter was addressed: “Dear Sir”.investigates her colourful life
It is Christmas Eve and Santa and his team are getting ready to deliver gifts to children all around the world. If you are wondering just how he does it, you are not alone; here are some of the questions sent in by children with equally curious minds. The first question comes from four-year-old Harper.
The heartbroken mum of a young footballer who died from lymphoma on the eve of his 21st birthday said she thought she was “a crazy woman on a rant” when she wrote a Facebook post, which has since gone viral, criticising the Irish Cancer Society’s shock ad campaign.
The national ploughing championships were held not too far away in Screggan during the week but around Cloona, Johnstownbridge, Kilglass, Broadford, Carbury and the general west of Kildare, the most important ploughing occasion of the year takes place tomorrow week.