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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Monday 16 January 2012
Harlequins 20 Gloucester 14
Saturday 07 January 2012
Northampton 24 Harlequins 3
Monday 05 December 2011
Monday 05 December 2011
Wasps 16 Harlequins 22
Monday 21 November 2011
Gloucester 9 Harlequins 28
Sunday 02 October 2011
Harlequins 48 Sale Sharks 41
Sunday 14 August 2011
Not that his wonderfully crooked hooter would allow it, but Mike Tindall was not about to let his nose grow by fibbing. Two weeks after marrying into the royal family, England's captain took responsibility for his team's failure. "It was my error that we should have taken a few more points in the first half," he said. "Our completion rate was not good enough."
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Friday 08 July 2011
J S Bach used the oboe to originally voice many of the most famous instrumental passages in his cantatas and orchestral works, but these origins were all too often obscured by his later revisions of these pieces for other instruments – a process reversed here by Heinz Holliger in a pair of exquisite oboe Sinfonia culled from a cantata and the Easter Oratorio, both reconstituted for a small string ensemble and harpsichord supporting the oboe.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Nick Easter is satisfied England's pool at the World Cup will leave the team sufficiently battle hardened for the knockout stages.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Thorntons will close up to half its stores, over the next three years, putting 750 jobs at risk, in the latest drastic action by one of Britain's embattled retailers.
Friday 10 June 2011
Friday 03 June 2011
Monday 23 May 2011
The best punt of the week could come on Friday when traders are likely to wind down their positions ahead of the long weekend. Going short on the Footsie could yield a decent return, though you need to keep a weather eye on other factors affecting the index.
Thursday 05 May 2011
Royal wedding fever and the Easter sun helped Next post a surprise jump in sales and saw the clothing retailer raise profit forecasts for the full year.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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