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Derry violence: Shots fired at police just hours after Nancy Pelosi praised peace in the city Heavilly armed police guard a crime scene during unrest in the Creggan area of Derry Photo credit: Niall Carson/PA WireHijacked vehicles on fire in Creggan, Derry. Photo: PALyra McKee (inset) died after shots were fired in DerryA burning car in Creggan, Derry after petrol bombs...
Brendan O'Connor: 'Future of our Republic couldn't be in better hands' Seventy years on, there's a lot done, more left to do. Thank God for a new generation without our baggage, writes Brendan O'Connor FUTURE: A woman has her face painted at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin last month Every generation stands on the shoulders of giants. And in an...
K-pop fans make dad go viral after he plays trumpet to BTS song Sadie Neighbour from Cornwall filmed her father playing an impromptu cover. (Sadie Neighbour) Fans of K-pop band BTS have welcomed a new member after a video of a musician playing the trumpet along to his daughter’s music went viral. Student Sadie Neighbour, from Cornwall, posted a video of her dad...
Tommy Conlon: 'Writing on the stonewall for man who played dumb' Delaney joins a rogues' gallery of Irish bigwigs who sacrificed dignity in a brazen bid for survival John Delaney From government cabinets at the top of society, to village committees at the bottom, most of the manoeuvring required to preserve power and influence takes place behind closed doors. If there is mismanagement,...
Kevin Doyle: 'Calm heads are needed now - in Stormont more than anywhere else' Stock picture Life comes at us fast. One minute you're a "beacon to the world", the next you're the centre of "absolute madness". The visit of Nancy Pelosi to Derry this week highlighted the remarkable distance this island has travelled in 21 years. The back-slapping romanticised a coming...
Lyra McKee was a 'prodigiously talent journalist, one of the brightest and best of her generation' Journalist Lyra McKee died after being shot on Thursday (Family handout/PA) Journalist Lyra Mckee was "one of the brightest and best of her generation", with a body of work that included ground-breaking research into suicide in Northern Ireland, the editor of the Belfast Telegraph said. Ms...
© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...
Mueller report and underlying materials subpoenaed by House Committee The subpoena is the opening shot in what could be a lengthy legal battle. Jerry Nadler has issued a subpoena for the full Mueller report (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) The chairman of the US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee has issued a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russian meddling in the...
The Big Tech Show: Are we wrong to care about Facebook privacy screwups? Stock image Do people really care if Facebook does unwarranted things with our personal data? Are we, in the press, simply overestimating how much it bothers people? The latest privacy breach involves the company saying it 'mistakenly' uploaded the private email contacts of 1.5m people. It has also admitted...
The final frontier, when Kernoff boldly went... Ireland's Fine Arts, antiques and collectables column Spock the difference: The painting, A Bird Never Flew on One Wing, spent many years on the wall of O'Brien's pub on Leeson Street. In August 1930, the Irish artist Harry Kernoff sailed to Leningrad on board the Soviet ship Kooperatsiya (Cooperation) as part of a delegation of...

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