Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
MUSIC NEWS: Though there were all sorts of stories about Michael Jackson’s perilous finances through the years, the late prince of pop did listen to some of the right advice when he managed to amass the rights to songs by an impressive roster of artists.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
One of the young men in Michael Collins’ assassination and counter-intelligence unit has become a voice from the grave in a new animated film telling the story of being a 14-year-old soldier in the Easter Rising.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
On the subject of protecting the Memory of Michael Collins I wholeheartedly agree with the comments by Michael Galvin (Irish Examiner, September 1) regarding the false assertions made by Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald at Beal na Bláth.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
A few weeks ago I got talking to a manager of a county football team. His team had made good progress playing a fine attacking style of football but in recent games had come unstuck against extreme massed defences, writes.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2015
Re Áilín Quinlan’s article on the JFK/Collins connection: Rose Kennedy’s mother was Mary Josephine Hannan (1865-1964), daughter of Michael Hannan (1832-1900), from Lough Gur, and Mary Ann Fitzgerald (1832-1904), daughter of Edmund Fitzgerald (1798-1883) and Mary Linehan (d. 1833) of Bruff.
Sat, 23 Nov, 2013
Recently, as the anniversary of Michael Collins’s death approached, a man decided to end his life in a fashion too horrific to detail here. The action was shocking but the outcome has become a commonplace in modern Ireland; suicide is now running at over 50% pre-crash levels.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013
MICHAEL COLLINS would have empathised with the bravery and courage of the late Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan who delivered the oration at the Béal na mBláth commemoration just months before his death, the founding president of the University of Limerick, Dr Edward Walsh, told attendees at this year’s ceremony in West Cork yesterday.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2011