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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Tuesday 08 March 2011
Sale Sharks have announced the signing of number eight Mark Easter from their Aviva Premiership rivals Northampton.
Saturday 05 March 2011
A proposal by the tourism minister to abolish the May Day holiday and replace it with a free day earlier or later in the year has naturally been received with hostility by trade unions and others for whom 1 May has special significance.
Sunday 13 February 2011
Thursday 03 February 2011
With A-level grade offers for university entrance this autumn certain to be even higher than they were last year, more students are signing up for Easter Revision courses to maximise their chances of summer success. Competition for places at good universities is more intense than ever, with more courses for example requiring A* grades as part of their standard offer.
Thursday 03 February 2011
The world's biggest species of crab will take centre stage in a new £200,000 Blackpool attraction called Claws.
Saturday 29 January 2011
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a week in Mallorca at Easter. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together on 16 April for seven nights on the island...
Tuesday 25 January 2011
Lily Allen, once described by David Cameron as unsuitable listening for his daughter, is being recommended to churchgoers before Easter. Steven Croft, the Bishop of Sheffield, suggested Allen's song "The Fear" would put Bible students in the mood for a course entitled Exploring God's Mercy.
Monday 24 January 2011
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Nick Easter would be "honoured" to captain England in the forthcoming RBS 6 Nations after Lewis Moody picked up a knee injury.
Saturday 08 January 2011
Thursday 16 December 2010
Despite a dramatic victory on Tuesday for Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi in a make-or-break confidence vote, one of his ministerial colleagues was yesterday predicting that his government would fall by Easter.
Friday 12 November 2010
Daniel Ilabaca is considered to be one of the best free runners in the country. He has appeared on Top Gear showing off his ability in this form of urban acrobatics.
Friday 29 October 2010
Bath boss Steve Meehan is relishing England captain Lewis Moody's return to rugby this weekend.
Sunday 24 October 2010
Monday 06 September 2010
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