The story of a primary-school teacher, Margaret Skinnider, who was shot and wounded during the Easter 1916 uprising, has rightly caught the eye of Dublin journalists
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Thursday 23 January 2014
EasyJet shares plummeted after the budget airline warned that the timing of Easter would have an impact on its first-half results.
Wednesday 15 January 2014
They say that in relationships there come several itching points. These are moot: could be two years or five; some even say 18 months. If I’m in a relationship with university – heartbreak, check; crying, check – then we’ve reached one of these hurdles. And the cut-off is not a year or even two, it’s in weeks. Let me introduce the 12-week itch.
Sunday 12 January 2014
The European powers-that-be prematurely pronounced Harlequins as being out of the Heineken Cup on Saturday evening, after the multi-coloured ones’ 16-13 home loss to Clermont Auvergne.
Sunday 05 January 2014
The Church of England has been accused of “dumbing down” the baptism service, one of the cornerstones of the faith, by changing its wording so parents and godparents no longer have to “repent sins” and “reject the Devil”.
Sunday 01 December 2013
Tinie Tempah was one of the celebrity names at Newbury yesterday, jockeys' temper one of the talking points. An incident in which Timmy Murphy was injured after coming to blows with fellow-rider Dominic Elsworth on Friday is to be investigated by the British Horseracing Horseracing Authority, with a hearing scheduled for Thursday. The men could face charges of bringing the sport into disrepute.
Saturday 05 October 2013
Danny Cipriani scored 14 points as Sale Sharks secured their third Aviva Premiership victory of the season with a close-fought triumph over Bath last night.
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thorntons’ chief executive Jonathan Hart says the company is in “good spirits” after posting forecast-beating full-year profits.
Friday 23 August 2013
Under the rubric "singing in dark times", baritone Matthias Goerne presents songs from two eras of Hanns Eisler's life. Lieder With Piano are settings of Brecht poems written during his flight from Nazism, clutching a portable radio "to hear my enemies bragging of their conquests".
Friday 16 August 2013
You can still apply through Clearing, but you'll have to wait a while to do re-sits, says James Wardrobe
Friday 14 June 2013
Union accuses management of being 'aloof and absent from talks'
Tuesday 28 May 2013
The BBC's coverage of Baroness Thatcher's funeral was the third-most-requested live television programme ever on the iPlayer – with only the Olympics proving more popular.
Thursday 25 April 2013
The pain of high street retailers goes on with the CBI's latest distributive trades survey pointing to flat sales volumes in April.
Thursday 25 April 2013
Thorntons' sales of chocolates to the big supermarkets overtook those in its own stores for the first time during the last quarter.
Monday 22 April 2013
Temperatures in the South West, South East and East Anglia could break hit the 20C (68F) mark on Wednesday
Friday 19 April 2013
Government seeks to 'clarify the position' over smaller scale operations
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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