The controversy surrounding the IRFU's decision to dispense with the national anthem and flag goes further than the stated effort to accommodate players from the north of Ireland.
An increase in the numbers of people living rough and drinking in the streets is leading to an upsurge in anti- social behaviour in Limerick.
Documents released under the Freedom of Information Act suggest that the US arms company Raytheon has lied about what it is producing at its plant in Derry and that local Nationalist politicians knew this. By Eamon McCann
As the news-reporting function of newspapers has come under threat from online and broadcast media and revenue models have been called into question by the advent of freesheets, many people have argued that the role of the press will increasingly be to provide analysis of the complex myriad of events in the world, rather than simply reporting on them. In a world where news is increasingly a commodity that is given away, a focus on analysis allows the newspapers to “move up the value chain” – to use the currently fashionable buzzwords, with the strategic goal of becoming
I enjoyed immensely the Culture night in Dublin Last Friday.
ISME, the Independent Business Organisation has called for remedial action to be taken in the upcoming Budget in the wake of the latest inflation figures, which confirm that even though there was a slight reduction to 4.8% from 5% the previous month, the level of inflation continues to outstrip that of our EU colleagues, placing our trading businesses at a distinct disadvantage.
Opening of Bracken Educate Together National School Delayed to September 24th
On August 27th, Educate Together was requested by the Department of Education and Science to accelerate its plans to open a second school in Balbriggan. Plans were set in place to set up a school to accommodate a list of 32 children who had no places in schools in the area this September. Educate Together agreed to this request and the school was scheduled to open on September 17th.
Apologists for the Ward Union Stag Hunt are losing the run of themselves in their bid to defend a blood sport that even foxhunters consider an embarrassment.