A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
When Molly Keane came to selecting the best person to write her biography, she didn’t have to look very far, writes
Mon, 17 Apr, 2017
Tue, 29 Nov, 2016
If Parker printed an inventory of her wardrobe and bound it in her favourite colour it would be a bestseller.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
A woman has accused Donald Trump of touching her inappropriately at the US Open tennis tournament in 1998.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2016
Wed, 28 Sep, 2016
A twice-condemned serial killer who claimed he was intellectually disabled has been executed in Virginia after a series of last-minute appeals failed.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015
Past, present, future and parallel dimensions come together in , Brad Bird’s ambitious sci-fi thriller.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
Buckingham Palace has said there is “no record” of a meeting between the British queen and the woman at the centre of sex allegations against her son, the Duke of York.
Mon, 05 Jan, 2015
Saffron Thomas, an artist and daughter of Ian Bailey’s partner Jules Thomas, yesterday told the High Court her recollection was that Mr Bailey had killed turkeys at their home at The Prairie, Schull, on December 22, 1996 when she was in the vicinity, although not watching him.
Fri, 12 Dec, 2014
Everyone knew Phillip Hughes was much more than just a cricketer.
Thu, 04 Dec, 2014
The Californian has since received a reward for his honesty.
Fri, 30 May, 2014
BRENDA Fricker first heard she’d been shortlisted for an Oscar in 1989 for her role as Mrs Brown in My Left Foot when a friend phoned over a crackling line from the United States.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2014
“We were always bleeding,” Brenda Fricker has revealed, speaking about her childhood of abuse.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2013
The death has occurred of Sean McNamara, one of the most respected prop forwards in Munster rugby for more than a decade immediately after World War II and who then went on to coach Thomond during the most successful years of the Limerick club.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2013
An 86-year-old man who carried out a mercy killing by shooting his ailing wife in the head has been given probation after an emotional hearing where family members spoke tearfully on his behalf.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2013
Ireland’s ‘Dr Botox’, Danielle Meagher, is filmed by TV3 cameras getting jabs of the anti-wrinkle injection to iron out her frown lines in her new reality show.
Wed, 30 May, 2012
A US woman has won a $1m (€759,190) lottery prize twice in one day.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2012
A high-kicking Kung Fu Panda and a diary-toting Wimpy Kid joined the giant balloon lineup as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade unfolded today, drawing tens of thousands of spectators to the annual extravaganza on a chilly, overcast morning.
Thu, 25 Nov, 2010
A TROVE of old glass negatives bought at a garage sale for $45 (€35) have been authenticated as the lost work of famed nature photographer Ansel Adams and are worth at least $200 million, an attorney for the owner said yesterday.
Wed, 28 Jul, 2010
THE celebrated Virginia Show, home of the prestigious Baileys cow championship, will be held this year on a new date – Saturday, July 31.
Tue, 20 Apr, 2010
State by state, vote by vote, history was made today.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2008
The US Supreme Court gave a reprieve to a Georgia inmate less than two hours before he was to be executed for the 1989 killing of an off-duty police officer.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2008
Senate candidate and former Virginia Governor Mark Warner is scheduled to deliver the Tuesday night keynote address at this year’s Democratic National Convention – the same role that launched Barack Obama to national prominence four years ago.
Wed, 13 Aug, 2008
Former US President Bill Clinton heaped praise on pal Barbara Streisand at a star-studded charity event in Hollywood on Monday night, thanking the diva for taking care of his dying mum.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2007
WHAT started as an apparently generous gesture from a former butcher who became a lottery millionaire has ignited a family feud which has ended up in the courts.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2006
Hampered by huge budget deficits and an unpopular war, US President George Bush today called for training 70,000 maths and science teachers to improve US competitiveness with booming Asian nations and declared that America must break its dependence on Mideast oil.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2006
IF anybody is still writing to him they might, in desperation, begin the letter this year thus: “Dear Santa, please bring us a government...”
Fri, 23 Dec, 2005
The fate of a convicted killer from North Carolina, set to become the 1,000th person executed in the US since capital punishment was reinstated in 1976, rests today with federal appeals courts and the state’s governor.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2005
THE £22 million Belfast heist raises the very apt question of whether it was civilian criminality, or paramilitary criminality.
Fri, 24 Dec, 2004
THE man who thinks nothing of putting Christmas lights on 50 metre high cranes has admitted his wife puts the bulbs on their own Christmas tree.
Fri, 10 Dec, 2004
RICHARD BRANSON yesterday met the first baby to be born on a Virgin Atlantic flight in the airline’s 20-year history.
Fri, 18 Jun, 2004
Wed, 06 Aug, 2003
A previously unpublished series of hand-written Virginia Woolf manuscripts has been bought by the British Library, it was announced today.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2003
THE Board of the Hunt Museum has announced that Virginia Teehan has been appointed as the new director of the Limerick-based museum.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2003
A businessman shot while a police officer stood just 50 metres away was the 10th victim of a sniper who has been stalking the Washington area, police confirmed today.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2002
The governor of Virginia said one person was seriously injured in the shooting at an Exxon petrol station in Fredericksburg.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2002