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Thundering headlines but life carried on... As the Republic was formed, this newspaper reported myriad events, writes Liam Collins as he peruses those editions O’Connell Street, Dublin, in the years after the Republic was declared. Photo: Charles W Cushman Collection, Indiana University Archives On Sunday, April 17, 1949, the eve of Eire becoming the Republic of Ireland, the Sunday Independent proudly carried...
Kim Kardashian opens up on marriage and plans to become a lawyer in revealing Vogue interview US media personality Kim Kardashian West arrives to attend the amfAR Gala New York at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on February 6, 2019. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)Kim Kardashian (PA) Kim Kardashian has opened up on the impact of her husband's...
Paschal Donohoe: 'Sinn Fein's 'no consent' Bill will cause nothing but more harm' Don't believe the catchy title and simple solutions for this Bill will not help and must be opposed, writes Paschal Donohoe Stock picture The legacy of the global financial crisis still casts a long shadow over those in mortgage arrears in Ireland. Despite the fact that more than 111,000...
'I kept my cooking a secret at school because it wasn't seen as a cool thing to do' - Chef Adrian Martin TV chef Adrian Martin's new book is a gorgeous guide to creating fine-dining dishes at home. Here, he tells Alex Meehan about the inspiration behind it, letting the ingredients speak for themselves and why he hid his early...
'EU election votes may have to be counted twice due to Brexit' - Leo Varadkar Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: PA Votes in Ireland's upcoming European Parliament elections may have to be counted twice because of Brexit. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar acknowledged that the confusion over Brexit may now have a major impact on Ireland's European Parliament elections...
Student funds free sanitary products on campus using university loan Daisy Wakefield, 22, said she took action after her university failed to cover the cost itself. A woman has spent a portion of her university loan to pay for free sanitary products for students who cannot afford them. Daisy Wakefield, a drawing and print student at the University of the West of...
'Now actors don't want to even be in independent films' - Neil Jordan on working without studio backing, embracing Netflix and his new film Greta Irish Oscar-winner Neil Jordan on the struggle to get projects off the ground without big studio backing, Netflix and his dark urban fairytale, 'Greta' Looming literary culture: Jordan says he felt liberated when he switched from...
From picture books for toddlers to gritty novels for teens, the best books to encourage reading over Easter   Reading trainJasper and ScruffAll Better!Charlie Changes Into A ChickenDangerous Games.Sam Hannigan and the Last DodoGood BoyThe Little Grey Girl.Jacob's Ladder.Jasper and Scruff.My Brother's Name Is Jessica.Hello LighthouseLightning Mary.High-Rise Mystery.Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!)Pog.Where are you, Puffling? A Skellig AdventureEva and the Perfect Rain.Other...

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