The other Burton – Denis Fahey on Sir Richard Francis Burton’s life of adventure
- February 22, 2021, 19:30
Nowadays the name Richard Burton evokes the memory of the Welsh actor and husband of Elizabeth Taylor but in earlier times it belonged to one of the m(...)
Journalist Donal Musgrave (78) dies after long illness
- Social Affairs
- December 27, 2020, 17:01
Journalist Donal Musgrave has died in Cork following a long illness. A former chief leader writer and news editor at the Examiner newspaper, and prev(...)
Patrick Brady obituary: Royal Mail worker who got medal for bravery
- May 28, 2020, 14:40
This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)
Can my son get to university to study philosophy on 320 points?
- May 7, 2019, 00:00
My son should be asking you this, but I am still waiting for him to grow up (fingers crossed). He did his Leaving last year and got 315 points. He’s a(...)
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(...)
There is scope for trial and error on the road to celibacy
- August 8, 2016, 18:15
Thousands of Irishmen have entered through the gates of Maynooth College with the intention of becoming diocesan priests, and while most of them subse(...)
Colum Kenny: Who will rid us of this troublesome Maynooth seminary?
- August 5, 2016, 01:00
Why would anyone intending to have sex stay in a seminary for celibates? That’s the most puzzling but not the saddest aspect of current controversy a(...)