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Kenny's service
Opinion
Kenny's service
Taoiseach Enda Kenny's extraordinary broadside at the Vatican would have been unthinkable in Ireland just a handful of years ago. It certainly stan...
War, in Hynes' sight
Culture
War, in Hynes' sight
Irish theater director Garry Hynes says she has been looking forward to bringing her critically acclaimed production of Sean O'Casey's infrequently...
One man's view of the rise (and demise) of the Celtic Tiger
Culture
One man's view of the rise (and demise) of the Celtic Tiger
The Parting Glass By Dermot Bolger • With Ray Yeates • Directed by Mark O'Brien • at the Barrow Street Theatre • Through July 31, 2011 Boiled down ...
Deferential Duff started worldwide movement
Culture
Deferential Duff started worldwide movement
Frank Duff joined the civil service in Dublin in 1908, and his most interesting work in his early career there was on the land acts: "a revolution,...
Ireland's 4 major champs converge on Killarney
Sports
Ireland's 4 major champs converge on Killarney
After Darren Clarke's victory in the British Open ten days ago, Rory McIlroy tweeted that "Northern Ireland was the Golf capital of the World." It'...
McGrane's bid runs out of steam on Sunday
Sports
McGrane's bid runs out of steam on Sunday
A week after Darren Clarke's big win in England, there was a scarcity of Irish participation in last week's European Tour stop, the Nordea Masters ...
It's Tricky on Saturday in Saratoga
Sports
It's Tricky on Saturday in Saratoga
Kiaran McLaughlin got to celebrate a rousing finish in Saratoga on Saturday when Godolphin Racing's It's Tricky, which he trains, dueled the length...
Cavan need late strike to get deserved win
Sports
Cavan need late strike to get deserved win
Steven Harold fired Cavan to a late win as they over came a second half Armagh surge to pick up their second victory of the year. The Breffni men w...
GAA should rely more on older, smarter guys
Sports
GAA should rely more on older, smarter guys
Back in June, the Florida Marlins baseball team had lost ten games in a row and 18 out of their previous 19 when they appointed Jack McKeon as thei...
McBride predicts he'll end Pole's pristine record
Sports
McBride predicts he'll end Pole's pristine record
A stunning win over Mike Tyson six years ago couldn't guarantee Kevin McBride a world title shot, but some five accumulative losses since seem to h...
Resurgent Waterford brush past Galway, setting up Cats' semi
Sports
Resurgent Waterford brush past Galway, setting up Cats' semi
WATERFORD proved that absolutely nothing can be taken for granted in sport by demolishing Galway by 2-23 to 2-13 before an attendance of 33,535 in ...
O Grada and Donnelly dazzle in house concert
Culture
O Grada and Donnelly dazzle in house concert
Every so often, I encounter a newspaper review so stupefyingly stupid that I wonder if the writer and his or her editor forgot their meds at the sa...
Enda’s anger
News
Enda’s anger
The Vatican is this week being challenged to respond to criticisms laid at its door by Taoiseach Enda Kenny over the Cloyne report into clerical ch...
Vatican stance "disgraceful" says Kenny
News
Vatican stance "disgraceful" says Kenny
The Irish government appears is a loggerheads with the Vatican this week after a report into clerical child abuse in Cork found that a high-ranking...
Congress now has diversity visas in its crosshairs
News
Congress now has diversity visas in its crosshairs
Washington, D.C. - First a computer glitch dashed the hopes of thousands, and now there will be a congressional hearing this week to consider shutt...

 

 

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