Tue, 29 Dec, 2020
Sat, 25 Apr, 2020
Here’s one Old Testament reading with a happy ending — the prayer book stolen from a library returned after 170 or so years.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2017
The Irish Examiner was recognised at one of the most prestigious global awards for creative excellence in advertising.
Sat, 30 Sep, 2017
Ireland’s contribution to scientific achievements has been “squeezed out” of history, according to the organisers of an upcoming think-in.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
Lismore is gearing up for its seventh opera festival, with the hotly tipped Rachel Croash starring in a production of Così Fan Tutte, writes Cathy Desmond
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Literary audiences will be in for a treat with some of the biggest names in travel writing taking centre stage at this year’s Immrama Festival of Travel Writing.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
A Waterford biscuit company with a workforce of three is to market its luxury product in Harrod’s of London.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
Mon, 12 Oct, 2015
Des O’Sullivan reports of what are sure to be some prized lots at forthcoming sale.
Sat, 02 May, 2015
The President Michael D Higgins has been meeting British Prime Minister David Cameron for lunch in Downing Street, on the second day of his State visit to the UK.
Wed, 09 Apr, 2014
The word science comes from the Latin ‘scientia’ meaning ‘knowledge’. Scientists strive to understand nature, from sub-atomic particles to the structure of the universe, from the origins of life to saving lives.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2014
THE month began with reports of a tornado in Galway. Or was it extra-strong wind? Within 24 hours, a restaurant owner had admitted that the striking image of the ‘tornado’ was a Photoshop fake.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2013
If you think today’s health service is bad, try curing eye ailments with powdered human dung; piles and convulsions with earthworms; and ulcers with mashed millipedes.
Wed, 29 Feb, 2012
THE life and work of the scientist Robert Boyle will be celebrated in his home town of Lismore next month.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2011
A HERITAGE town is rolling out a new “living history” programme aimed at highlighting some of the famous people connected to the area over the years.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2011
Wed, 25 May, 2011
SIR Humphrey Gilbert was the Pol Pot of his generation when it came to amassing Irish skulls, many of which ended up being used as medicine by the English aristocracy.
An alcoholic who forced a student out of her car and threatened to kill her if she did not hand over the keys has received a four-and-a-half-year sentence for this and a bookies robbery.
Fri, 08 Oct, 2010
LISTS that aim to honour greatness are usually no more than a snapshot of the moment we live in.
Tue, 23 Mar, 2010
IN a tribute to Robert Boyle (March 6), you state that Ireland has produced a Nobel prizewinner for chemistry. I cannot find any evidence of this.
Mon, 15 Mar, 2010
AWARD-winning science outreach centre CALMAST has arranged an action-packed south-east science festival, with events planned throughout Waterford and Wexford.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2008
British Airways’ all-business-class London to New York service is expected to start in autumn next year and will include a fuel stop at Shannon in Ireland, it was announced today.
Mon, 18 Aug, 2008
British Airways flyers were facing another hike in ticket costs today after record oil prices forced the airline to raise its fuel surcharges for the third time this year.
Mon, 12 Nov, 2007
British Airways today announced an expansion of its American flights to take advantage of next spring’s transatlantic “open skies” policy.
Wed, 19 Sep, 2007
British Airways is to increase the fuel surcharge for passengers on its long-haul flights from next week because of oil price rises, it was announced today.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2007
IRELAND’S new focus on science in our schools augers well for the country and will help forge links with some of the world’s leading economies, maths experts say.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2006
The Restaurant Show 2006 is on this month, from Monday 18 to Wednesday 20, at the Olympia in London. It is the only show dedicated to the restaurant trade.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2006
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