Saturday, January 19, 2019

College apartheid continues, 40 years after we voted for change

College apartheid continues, 40 years after we voted for change The University Panel election system is the nearest thing to pocket boroughs we still have TRINITY: Graduates can vote Few residents of north, west...

Stephen Hawking laid to rest between graves of Newton and Darwin

Stephen Hawking laid to rest between graves of Newton and Darwin The world-famous physicist’s first wife Jane was among those laying flowers during the service at Westminster Abbey. Jane Hawking lays flowers as...

Greece and Macedonia signed deal to resolve decades-old dispute

Greece and Macedonia signed deal to resolve decades-old dispute Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev gesture before the signing of an accord to settle a long dispute...

Apartment owners set for property tax discount under new plans

Apartment owners set for property tax discount under new plans Government to consider Fianna Fail proposal (Stock picture) Apartment owners who pay management fees could be in line for property tax discounts under new...

Leaving Cert diary: It’s almost time to focus on the things that don’t involve...

Leaving Cert diary: It's almost time to focus on the things that don't involve revision Exam diary Claire Roche, Colin Moriarty and Benita von Freier look over the Leaving Cert German exam at...

Rural broadband now an ’emergency’ issue, warn campaigners

Rural broadband now an 'emergency' issue, warn campaigners Nationwide roll-out of high-speed network should be non-negotiable, says ICMSA (stock image) The government needs to hold an emergency Cabinet meeting to prove to the people...

Meghan’s first royal duties with grandma-in-law at her side

Meghan's first royal duties with grandma-in-law at her side The Duchess of Sussex and Queen Elizabeth attend the opening of the Mersey Gateway Bridge in Runcorn, Cheshire, yesterday. Photo: Jim Clarke/Pool via...

Melania Trump says US should govern ‘with heart’ amid immigration row

Melania Trump says US should govern ‘with heart’ amid immigration row The first lady “hates to see children separated from their families”, her spokeswoman said. Even Melania Trump waded into the emotional issue...

Damian Marley says US presidency has become ‘entertainment’ under Donald Trump

Damian Marley says US presidency has become ‘entertainment’ under Donald Trump Marley also spoke about Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar. The US presidency under Donald Trump has become ‘entertainment’, reggae star Damian Marley...

Why it’s my right to recline my plane seat, and I refuse to be...

Why it's my right to recline my plane seat, and I refuse to be told otherwise 'What sort of self-flagellating martyr sits like a plank for hours on end?' Reclining seats are proving...

APLICATIONS

Fervour, faith and a fibreglass Francis as Knock gets ready

Fervour, faith and a fibreglass Francis as Knock gets ready As Knock gets ready for the Pope, Donal Lynch visits the town where knick-knacks and...

HOT NEWS