We take a trip down memory lane and check out what happened on this day in years gone by by looking back at some Irish Examiner front pages and highlighting other events which went down in history across the world.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
Violence in the North, the space race, and the infamous Chappaquiddick incident involving Edward Kennedy were in the headlines 50 years ago. All three issues were to appear in the headlines for the years and decades to come.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
The last time Kilkenny retained the All Ireland, Enda Kenny was Taoiseach. The last time Cork retained the All Ireland, Bertie Ahern was Taoiseach. The last time Galway retained the All Ireland, CJ Haughey was Taoiseach. The last time Tipperary retained the All- Ireland, Brian Boru was Taoiseach.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Mon, 13 Feb, 2017
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Every country has its hidden gems, but it’s possible that Portugal has more than most in its collection of pousadas — or high-end historic lodging houses. Tony Clayton-Lea travelled to Portugal to road-test a few of these palatial pousadas, as well as taking in the Portuguese interior.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2015
The ratio of virtuous to venal politicians at local level is probably no different to that ratio anywhere else on the political pyramid but by their very immediacy, by their in-your-face familiarity, their foibles are all the more easily seen and criticised.
Sat, 17 May, 2014
A LARGE congregation of family, friends, representatives of the legal profession, members of the judiciary and civic dignitaries gathered at St Patrick’s Church on the Lower Road in Cork yesterday for the funeral Mass of retired Circuit Court Judge Anthony G Murphy who died on Sunday, aged 80.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2011