Fri, 04 Dec, 2015
WE FIRST catch a glimpse of the Seabank Bistro last summer — the sun is beaming down, we are driving by wishing we had a convertible; there are diners in summer clothes languishing by outdoor tables, dipping into the al fresco food and sipping on chilled white wine.
Sat, 31 Jan, 2015
The 40th anniversary of the death of one of our truly great female writers will be remembered at the 2014 Limerick Literary Festival from tonight until Sunday. Many well-known names will participate in the festival which honours Limerick-born novelist and playwright Kate O’Brien.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014
PRESIDENT John F Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago today. The day after the assassination, an invitation was sent to the 37th Cadet Class of the Irish Defence Forces by Kennedy’s widow, Jackie, to perform a drill at his funeral in Washington.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2013
ACTOR Tony Curtis was buried on Monday with some of his prized possessions – a Stetson hat, an Armani scarf, driving gloves, an iPhone and a copy of his favourite novel, Anthony Adverse, a book that inspired his celebrity name and launched a robust film career that spanned decades and genres.
Wed, 06 Oct, 2010
DUBLIN might regard itself as one of the party capitals of Europe, but it is the last place you would expect a find a bunch of Premier League footballers who had just suffered a sixth straight defeat, their team five points adrift of safety, and manager on the brink of being sacked.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2008