First black leader of Methodist Church in Ireland takes up role
- Religion & Beliefs
- June 9, 2021, 17:30
The first black leader of one of Ireland’s main churches has said his role sends out a very positive message to the country’s immigrant community. Re(...)
‘Unfortunately, Ireland’s pro-vaccination campaign is not strong enough’
- June 2, 2021, 06:00
Arman Rahman was 27 when he secured a scholarship to study in Sweden. Born and brought up in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, the student doctor(...)
Shakespeare wrote King Lear in lockdown. What did you achieve?
- May 17, 2021, 19:01
So, the day of reckoning is upon us. With Covid restrictions falling away, it’s time to audit your lockdown goals. Did you finally write the Great Iri(...)
Which has a higher standard of living – Northern Ireland or the Republic?
- April 18, 2021, 12:49
Economic comparisons between Northern Ireland and the Republic are few and far between. For some reason, perhaps because of the zero-sum politics invo(...)
Is there a better closing scene in any running film than Chariots of Fire?
- Other Sports
- March 11, 2021, 06:00
It gently fades from the 1978 funeral service for Harold Abrahams, and the interior of a church in London, where one of his fellow Olympians of 1924 r(...)
Michael Cronin – last surviving son of Kitty Kiernan was keen sportsman and loyal friend
- February 28, 2021, 15:01
Michael Cronin died in his 91st year recently on January 5th. He had many facets to a long and productive life, not least part of that group of us, or(...)
Another Life: UK report urges global policies to meet hidden costs of ecological damage
- February 27, 2021, 06:00
For those who think there’s still time to save what’s left of the planet’s natural world, a 600-page report commissioned in the UK by Her Majesty’s Tr(...)
Covid-19: Surge in New Delhi cases blamed on severe air pollution
- November 13, 2020, 17:33
India’s capital, New Delhi, is beleaguered by a winter surge in coronavirus cases as temperatures fall and severe air pollution appears to exacerbate (...)
Inside Business with Ciaran Hancock - G7 tax deal: what was agreed and what does it mean for Ireland?