When war gets absurd: George Clooney returns to the small screen with Catch-22
George Clooney directs and stars in a new TV take on Catch-22, writes
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George Clooney directs and stars in a new TV take on Catch-22, writes
The man suspected of carrying out the Washington mall shooting that left five people dead was "zombie-like" when he was captured, the police officer who spotted him has said.
Sun, 25 Sep, 2016
A full State commemoration for Roger Casement was led by President Michael D Higgins at Banna Strand near Tralee yesterday.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
The job in Britain of pulling the trigger that launches a 60-tonne Trident missile capped with up to 12 nuclear warheads falls on a father of three who describes it as “an honour and a burden”.
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
The action returns to Tipperary this afternoon, where Lieutenant gets the nap to end the meeting on a high for punters.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
The crew of the LÉ Niamh handed over to Italian authorities around 30 people smugglers during the ship’s tour of duty in the Mediterranean Sea, which resulted in the rescue of 4,127 refugees.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015
Naval associations around the world are backing a campaign to ensure two Irish veterans are given bravery awards 53 years after they helped save a ship’s crew during an explosion.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015
The call of duty is never an easy one, as Lieutenant Shane Mulcahy can bear testimony to.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
Irish Naval crew on board the LÉ Eithne used colouring books and toys to calm the fears of children they plucked from tiny boats floating dangerously in the Mediterranean.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
Medical experts found no evidence that blues singer BB King was poisoned before he died, autopsy results have revealed.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
The bodies of two British backpackers murdered on a beach in Thailand were found partially naked near blood spattered rocks, a Thai court has heard.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Police are reportedly investigating six key IRA suspects who received letters telling them they were not wanted.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2015
Jordan has launched 56 air strikes against Islamic State (IS) group weapons depots, training centres and military barracks since militants released a video of them burning a Jordanian pilot to death, Jordan’s air force chief said.
Sun, 08 Feb, 2015
The agony of the families of a captured journalist and fighter pilot is continuing after a sunset deadline for a possible prisoner swap allegedly set by their Islamic State (IS) kidnappers passed with no clue whether they are still alive.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
“What has my child done wrong?...There’s no more time.”
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015
The West Cork coastline has long been a favourite drop-off point for drugs traffickers as they’ve seen it as an easy ‘back-door route’ into Britain.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
A 20-year-old man died after lightning struck 14 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golf course.
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014
A two-year-old has been injured after vandals glued razor blades to equipment at a playground in Illinois.
Thu, 27 Mar, 2014
Champion jockey Tony McCoy expects Last Instalment to be in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup shake-up following his Irish Hennessy win.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014
When a horse does a number of things wrong through a race and still wins in a canter then you have to sit up and take notice.
Sat, 08 Feb, 2014
Paul Nicholls and Ruby Walsh will be reunited when Tidal Bay tackles the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown on Sunday.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2014
The official death toll from a fire that tore through an old people’s home in Canada has climbed to 17 as emergency workers, some on their hands and knees, continued to comb through the ice-covered rubble.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
A plane carrying a wing walker has crashed at a US air show, killing the pilot and stunt walker.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2013
Three people, including the gunman, have been killed in a shooting at Marine Base Quantico in the US state of Virginia, a base spokesman said.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2013
A speeding sport utility vehicle taken without permission and carrying eight teenagers crashed into a guard-rail, flipping over into a swampy pond, killing five boys and a woman, state police said.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013
Mouse Morris insists it is “50-50” whether First Lieutenant contests the Ryanair Chase or the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup at next week’s Festival.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2013
Trainer Mouse Morris would prefer to run First Lieutenant in the Betfred Gold Cup rather than the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham next month.
Sat, 23 Feb, 2013
South Africa’s top detective has been appointed lead investigator in the Oscar Pistorius case, replacing a veteran policeman who was charged with attempted murder in the latest shock development to hit a case being watched closely by the world.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2013
The Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan told mourners at murdered Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe’s funeral that he and his colleagues are committed to bringing his killer to justice.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2013
A US tour bus careered through a guard-rail along an icy road and several hundred feet down a steep embankment, killing nine people and injuring more than 20 others, authorities said.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2012
At least 15 people, including a local police chief, were killed in a shootout between security forces and members of a radical Islamist sect in north-easter Nigeria, authorities said today.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012
Bobs Worth showed his class with a convincing victory in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury.
Sat, 01 Dec, 2012
A 40-year-old man claiming to be married to Miley Cyrus has been arrested at her home.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2012
About 220 Syrians, mostly civilians, were killed in a village in the rebellious Hama region when it was bombarded by helicopter gunships and tanks then stormed by militiamen who slaughtered some families, opposition sources said.
Sat, 14 Jul, 2012
Finally, with the head of Europe, Angela Merkel, along with EU President Barrosso, ECB head Draghi and other financial spokesperson, publicly advocating a federal Europe, I look forward to our Government and national media debating the pros and cons on such a radical path, especially when rejected in 2005 when it was put to the people of France and the Netherlands.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2012
Whitney Houston was found face-down in a bathtub with cocaine in her system and drug paraphernalia on the bathroom counter nearby, investigators revealed in the singer's final post mortem report.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
Mutinous soldiers in Mali have taken over state television and announced that they have seized control of the government.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012
Nicky Henderson’s Bobs Worth stayed on best up the famous Cheltenham hill to claim the RSA Chase in the hands of Barry Geraghty.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2012
Mouse Morris is delighted with how First Lieutenant’s preparation is going as he prepares to bid for his second Cheltenham Festival triumph next month.
Sat, 11 Feb, 2012
NAVAL divers will make efforts again today to search the 21-metre, steel-hulled trawler the Tit Bonhomme, which is lying in a gully near Adam’s Island at the entrance to Glandore Harbour, in the hope the bodies of its five missing crew will be found on board.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
The families of two men feared drowned on the Tit Bonhomme trawler tragedy off Cork have lit candles and dropped flower petals into the sea in a heartwrenching visit to the crash site.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
NOEL Meade and Willie Mullins lead the way with two entries apiece in Sunday’s Bar One Racing Royal Bond Hurdle at Fairyhouse.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2011