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Lamborghini has begun making face masks and shield visors at its factory in northern Italy

Ford and Seat have both turned over vehicle production lines to making ventilators, which can help treat those with the most serious Covid-19 symptoms(...)

Timothy Eaton with his son and eventual successor John Craig Eaton in his office at Eaton’s department store, Toronto in  1899. Photograph:  Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

Ballymena and its environs has been the birth place of some of our most notable emigrants; from George and Will Millar of the Irish Rovers to movie st(...)

John Loder (second right) and Arthur Shields (right) in the John Ford film ‘How Green Was My Valley’. Photograph: Fox

In his 1977 autobiography the Hollywood star John Loder let slip secrets he’d kept hidden for more than 60 years, about his part in the arrest of Patr(...)

‘Last April, as the small group began their commemorative march to Dublin, it was reported that as many as 700 migrants had drowned off the Libyan coast in the Mediterranean.’ Above: Ciara Blanch from Tallaght welcomes the Famine re-enactment walk from Roscommon to Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

How quickly we forget. When it suits. Last April a small group completed a 155km walk from Strokestown, Co Roscommon, to Dublin, in memory of 1,490 pe(...)