A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
“Charlie is a decent man, but he has over stepped the mark,” Mr Howlin told RTÉ Radio’sshow.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019
The association representing the country’s frontline Defence Forces has taken a case to the Council of Europe to force the State to recognise the right of soldiers, sailors and aircrew to register as conscientious objectors.
Sat, 02 Nov, 2019
Why the US decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria is so dangerous.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
explores the approach of Marie Kondo to sorting out our homes after living outdoors for summer and before the season of hibernation and cosiness sets in.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
Close your eyes, open your ears wide, click your heels three times and you could be in the Maracana.
Sun, 16 Jun, 2019
Belgium are currently the number one ranked side in world football, overtaking superpowers like Brazil who they eliminated from last year’s World Cup. Simply put, no country per capita is remotely producing as many top footballers as they are. So what’s their secret?
Sat, 25 May, 2019
A collaborative effort makes ‘The Pianist of Yarmouk’ a clunky read, but that doesn’t take from the fact that this is a great story and provides a vital piece in the jigsaw of the Syrian war, writes.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
Prison officers are being sent out “with only our bare hands and courage” to intercept the delivery of contraband into exercise yards according to the general secretary of the Prison Officers Association.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore tied for the top spot in the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2019 Worldwide Cost of Living Survey.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
Four things Unai Emery must get right if his tenure at the Emirates is to be a success.
Thu, 24 May, 2018
No public inquiry reaching into the dark recesses of Irish life is complete without a shady figure stepping into the light to seek redemption. So it went in the Planning Tribunal. So it goes now with the Disclosures Tribunal.
Sat, 19 May, 2018
Rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside, according to Syrian state media.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2018
Donald Trump has threatened to pull out of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, unless it is ‘fixed’ by May 12. He would be right to follow through, according to
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his military "won't stop" efforts to oust Syrian Kurdish fighters from Syria's north, as the leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran met for talks on the conflict.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2018
The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded.
Sat, 24 Feb, 2018
Turkey's president has announced that a Turkish military helicopter was "downed" in northern Syria during Ankara's offensive on Syrian Kurdish militia in the region.
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
Brian Maguire returned from Aleppo intent on painting the reality of what he’d seen in the Syrian city, writes Alan O’Riordan.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018
Syria’s opposition and government have signed a ceasefire agreement over fighting in the suburbs of Damascus, an opposition official said.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
An evacuation of critically ill Syrians trapped in a rebel-held suburb near the capital Damascus is under way.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
An air strike on a Syrian village held by the Islamic State group has killed at least 25 people, all of them civilians, according to activists.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2017
The UN in Syria says it has delivered emergency food assistance to 40,000 people trapped in a government siege in the suburbs of the capital, Damascus.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
The delivery of humanitarian aid to half a million displaced civilians in north eastern Syria is under threat from fighting between Iraqi forces and Kurdish fighters near the border, a medical charity has warned.
Sun, 29 Oct, 2017
The bodies of at least 65 civilians have been found in a central Syrian town retaken by government forces from the Islamic State group, activists have reported.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
Cork-based solicitor and chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Ireland branch (CIArb), Bill Holohan is a staunch advocate of mediation to resolve disputes, having had his own personal road to Damascus moment a decade ago, writes .
Mon, 09 Oct, 2017
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a pair of suicide bombings in the Syrian capital that killed 17 civilians and policemen.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
The Russian military has denied claims that it struck a US-backed force in eastern Syria, wounding six fighters.
Sun, 17 Sep, 2017
The ousted White House chief strategist was anti US military intervention abroad (including in North Korea) and was clamping down on China’s unethical trade practices, says.
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017
Syrian rebels say they have killed 20 army soldiers in a tunnel blast in the battle for the north-eastern suburbs of Damascus.
Sun, 13 Aug, 2017
THE city of Vienna lies at the heart of this difficult but rewarding novel which was longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
At least eight people have been killed and 12 others injured in a series of car bomb explosions in the Syrian capital Damascus as officials claimed they had foiled a plot to target crowded areas.
Sun, 02 Jul, 2017
We’ve all heard of the biblical “road to Damascus” but, in the case of two childhood friends, the path has led away from the Syrian capital all the way to West Cork.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
The US has deployed a truck-mounted missile system into Syria, an official confirmed.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
The US State Department said that it believes about 50 detainees are being hanged each day at the Saydnaya military prison
Tue, 16 May, 2017
An attack by Islamic State on an area held by the Syrian government in southern Aleppo province has been repulsed by troops and allied fighters, the military reports.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that air strikes had seriously damaged the medical centre in Abdin village, in Idlib
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017
The Syrian government and the opposition have begun a co-ordinated population swap of tens of thousands of people from four besieged towns.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
Russia has been told it must choose between aligning itself with the US and like-minded countries or embracing Syrian President Bashar Assad, Iran and militant group Hezbollah.
Tue, 11 Apr, 2017
Evidence suggests Assad was behind this week’s chemical weapons attack. Leaders are saying it is a redline issue but Western powers are at a loss to respond, says
Fri, 07 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
US Ambassador Nikki Haley warned on Wednesday that US President's Trump administration will take action against chemical attacks in Syria - if the UN Security Council fails to act.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
A suspected government chemical attack in an opposition-held town in northern Syria has killed dozens of people.
Tue, 04 Apr, 2017
Derry has been moved by many republican funerals through the decades of strife and conflict, but yesterday’s spectacle was bigger than any one tradition.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017