While the seemingly inevitable fate of the prehistoric temple at Lismullen is bitterly lamented by the greater archaeological, historical and scholarly community, its loss is all the more poignant as it is universally accepted that this supposedly isolated monument is but a constituent part of the broader, seamless National Monument of Tara.
What is the point of Minister O'Dea, FF & FG TDs and IBEC whinging about the short sighted Aer Lingus decision to end its Shannon – Heathrow connection? They must have known what could happen when they supported the privatisation of our national carrier. After all, they had the lessons of Eircom & Westlink, where vital infrastructure was exploited for maximum profits at the expense of taxpayers and consumers.
As someone who only holidays in Ireland due to various factors, the first thing I do before booking a holiday home or B & B is check and ensure that where ever we are staying has the Critical Fáilte Ireland approved star ratings.
The increasing use of online bookings for bus and rail travel is placing people on social welfare at a serious disadvantage, a spokesman for Republican Sinn Fein said today.
I wish to complain the strongest manner possible about RTÉ's extremely biased coverage of the Dublin v Derry Quarter Final Match last Saturday!
As the clock ticks to Minister John Gormley's decision on whether or not to permit another season of stag hunting in Ireland, I would like to remind him and his government colleagues that some of the greatest human beings of all time have taken a stand on behalf of deer persecuted and cruelly abused for sport.
In 100 days of headline news the parents jet about to audiences with the Pope in Rome and America's First Lady, pursued by a media feeding frenzy.
Republican Sinn Fein in Clare has made a call on the Greens and Independent s to use their political power to bring down the Fianna Fail Administration over the Shannon Airport issue.
I have watched, since the Autumn of 2005, the continuing battle over the M-3 motorway in the Tara/Skryne (Gabhra) Valley. I first became acquainted with the issue whilst my husband and I were on our way to the Dublin Airport the last day of our visit. It was then that we saw the “Archaeological” dig signs close by to the Hill of Tara, with “No Trespassing” written all over them. Upon our return to the U.S., I did a bit of investigating and was horrified, chilled to my very marrow, to find what this devious “scheme” actually entailed.
The decision of Aer Lingus to end the Shannon to Heathrow service is akin to an act of national sabotage, Des Long, chairman of the Munster Executive of Republican Sinn Fein said this week.