SOME novelists expect their readers to learn a new language. Clockwork Orange is challenging, and so, more recently, is Trainspotting. The Gringo Champion is equally demanding.
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
WHAT wildlife would Don Quixote de la Mancha and Sancho Panza have encountered on their famous foray all those years ago, asks Richard Collins
Mon, 10 Jul, 2017
SOME of the brightest lights of contemporary fiction celebrate the timelessness of William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes in a collection of short stories to mark the 400th anniversary of both men’s deaths.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Cork-born Cónal Creedon is a novelist, playwright and documentary film maker. His latest book, The Immortal Deed Of Michael O’Leary, is an account of a man from Inchigeelagh, Co Cork, who became a hero of the First World War.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
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Sat, 14 Nov, 2015
They finally found a national treasure in Spain yesterday, the long-hidden resting place of the poet Cervantes. Contrast with Croke Park yesterday, where a national treasure was on open display.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2015
Investigators said they believe remains found under a Madrid convent include those of Miguel de Cervantes, the author of Don Quixote and considered the father of the modern novel.
USA: Feeling the sting of rejection? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the chance to “adopt” a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honour of that special ex-someone for Valentine’s Day.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Travis Tygart will forever be known as the man who brought Lance Armstrong down. The USADA chief executive explains how he has managed to retain his love for sport despite all he’s uncovered
Sat, 22 Nov, 2014
John Leahy (Irish Examiner, October 18) blames warped planning and windmills for destroying the beauty of Crosshaven. But it is Irish Don Quixotes who are attacking windmills believing them to be ferocious giants.
Thu, 23 Oct, 2014
Sat, 23 Aug, 2014
IN THESE needy times, you can be forgiven for hunting down value when booking a holiday.
Sun, 10 Aug, 2014
Two teenage boys were hoping to make a deal with the devil when they sexually assaulted and killed a 15-year-old girl in a satanic ritual, a prosecutor said.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014
Wed, 30 Mar, 2011
Three ground zero workers who accompanied filmmaker Michael Moore on a trip to Cuba for medical treatment featured in his new movie 'Sicko' said today they were targeted by the US government because of their participation.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2007
US Border Patrol agents today exchanged gunfire with drug smugglers across the Rio Grande as they intercepted about 800 pounds of marijuana.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2005
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