FOR Charles J Haughey the Fianna Fáil Árd Fheis of February 16, 1980 was the republican equivalent of a coronation. He was returning in triumph at the head of the party in which he was a kind of outcast — a virtual pariah in the eyes of many — for the past decade.
Thu, 30 Dec, 2010
THE armoured personnel carrier may have gone but security is noticeably tighter around certain Olympic sites. Yesterday access areas to the Olympic Village, Media Centre and the Bird’s Nest Stadium were patrolled by troops in full combat fatigues with automatic weapons cradled in their arms.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2008