Was St Padre Pio an incarnation of Jesus or a fraud?
- September 18, 2018, 01:00
Padre Pio, priest, stigmatist, mystic and one of the world’s most popular saints, will be dead 50 years on Sunday, September 23rd. He has inspired ext(...)
Italy’s likely PM: entering the messy world of Italian politics
- May 25, 2018, 01:00
The man nominated as Italy’s prime minister on Wednesday may be respected in the legal and academic realms, but he is far removed from the complex, me(...)
Silvio Berlusconi’s resurrection shakes up Italy and the EU
- February 2, 2018, 03:00
With his perfectly dyed dark hair and his ivory-white teeth glistening in the lights of the television studio, Silvio Berlusconi – the octogenarian co(...)
‘Modern slavery’ in Italy: A tale of grapes, death and injustice
- April 12, 2017, 10:24
Her husband can still recall how Paola Clemente used to set two alarms to make sure she woke in the middle of the night – 1.50am – to catch the privat(...)
Laicised Italian priest went on to abuse up to 10 boys
- February 9, 2017, 17:17
The Italian Catholic Church has been rocked by revelations that a priest laicised by the Vatican in 2012 for sex abuse crimes may have subsequently ab(...)
Where will you find the best olive oil in Ireland?
- Food & Drink
- February 1, 2017, 06:30
“If you see Jamie Oliver cooking [Italian food] on telly, he will have a bottle of Fontodi to hand.” David Gleave, Master of Wine and MD of Liberty Wi(...)
Generation Emigration five years on: Where are they now?
- November 2, 2016, 16:15
As Generation Emigration expands to Irish Times Abroad, a bigger and broader site for overseas readers, we contacted some of the people who wrote and(...)