Ford was once a pillar of employment in Cork but their plant in Dagenham was also huge employer for generations of Irish in England. With our economic relationship facing the threat of Brexit,spoke to retired workers about an industrial link that uprooted Irish villages and planted them in what was then Europe’s biggest factory
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Sat, 14 Nov, 2015
Sorrento is a terrific base to explore the likes of Pompeii and the Isle of Capri, says
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
THEODORA FITZGIBBON was a beautiful, elegant, erudite lady, well travelled.
Sun, 13 Jul, 2014
Fifty years ago JFK was shot in Dallas. The man assigned to protect the president’s wife, Jackie, tells Tim Teeman why he felt he failed in his duty.
Sun, 10 Nov, 2013
Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis is demanding €100m in compensation after striker Gonzalo Higuain injured himself in the region of Campania.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2013
A bride yesterday returned the wedding band her husband placed on her finger just over a year ago — to the jeweller they bought it from.
Sat, 08 Dec, 2012
Hotel room rates were stable in Ireland for the first half of the year due to advance bookings for festivals and concerts and the return of the conference market.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2012
The German national side has long since shed its reputation for grey efficiency on the pitch and the circus surrounding Joachim Löw’s squad as they count down to their opening game at Euro 2012 is proving to be just as colourful.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2012
HOTEL prices rose 2% in the first half of this year, with Limerick now the least expensive destination in Ireland.
Tue, 13 Sep, 2011
Kim Kardashian has jetted off for a short honeymoon to Capri in Italy.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2011
Tue, 12 Apr, 2011
Paul Weller has married for the second time in a romantic, intimate ceremony in Italy.
Mon, 04 Oct, 2010
The volcano of Ischia, a resort island famed for its thermal waters off the coast of Naples, could potentially erupt, Italian disaster experts said.
Wed, 28 Apr, 2010
Dozens of crew members and two passengers on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship who were suspected of having swine flu have tested negative for the virus, the cruise operator said today.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2009
British supermodel Naomi Campbell has laughed off reports she collapsed after a recent reportedly boozy night in Italy - insisting she was just playing a game with pals.
Sat, 14 Jun, 2008
‘The Last Legion’ (Momentum, €24.99) combines a swords-and-sorcery epic to minimal effect.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2008
Lindsay Lohan saw in the New Year drinking champagne in Italy, but her lawyer says the American actress is “back on track” in terms of sobriety.
Fri, 04 Jan, 2008
Italian designer Valentino, whose signature flaming red couture gowns have graced royalty, Hollywood stars and the international jet set for 45 years, announced today he was stepping down as head designer of the Valentino fashion house.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2007
Storms across Italy left St Mark’s Square in Venice more than a four feet under water today, delayed flights and snarled traffic.
Wed, 10 Nov, 2004
Oscar-winner Mira Sorvino whisked her family and friends off to the island of Capri at the weekend, where she re-wed new husband Chris Backus.
Thu, 08 Jul, 2004
Oscar winning actress Mira Sorvino is to marry her boyfriend, Chris Backu, a former ice-hockey stars, in July.
Wed, 26 May, 2004
(WITH apologies to Dana Rosemary Scallon, MEP – now sing along to the air of the one that made her famous).
Wed, 09 Oct, 2002
The hunt is on to find the person or persons who best represent the values of the raditional welcome in the Irish tourism business. Developed by Bord Fáilte in consultation with the industry, the Irish Welcome Awards recognise Ireland's tourism champions who have made the traditional Irish welcome and the Céad Míle Fáilte so famous the world over.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2002