Bobby Ewing

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Walk over to the telly, turn the button, and walk back to the sofa

Not long ago Pricewatch read an excellent column by our colleague Mary Minihan in which she wrote about a few things that were ever-present in her chi(...)

Ice storm: some Texans were left with only snow to cook and clean with. ‘It’s like: every man for himself,’ my brother-in-law said. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty

The first flurries came on Valentine’s Day, a steady, wispy snowfall, like a socially distanced blizzard. A brutal wave of Covid-19 had just crested (...)

 Radio presenter and comedian Mario Rosenstock:  he uses the Luas and taxis as he cannot drive. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

To many driving a car is one of the more mundane occurrences in their day. People drive to the office, collect kids from school, visit friends and fam(...)

Star Trek – The Next Generation: Picard and Wharf with the pesky Irishman Danilo Odell

Sad as this is to contemplate on our Big Day, it’s not unusual for famous people to culturally appropriate our national name and wander about wearing (...)

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes: Inflation in sports rights, difficulties attracting younger viewers and a suddenly rich rival in the shape of TV3 Group are just some of the challenges she faces.

RTÉ may not be as deeply in the red as it was in 2012 (when its fourth consecutive deficit amounted to €65.2 million), but its inability to break even(...)

A Coys classic cars auction: rapidly rising prices are pushing enthusiasts out of the market

In the past, buying a usable classic car made some financial sense. For example, you could go out and pick up a nice mid-1960s Mercedes-Benz SL for(...)

Michael Healy-Rae kept shouting about Bobby Ewing. “It’s a Dallas moment” he shrieked. “Bizarre” said Michael. “Unprecedented.”

The Taoiseach came in for a lot of stick over his attitude to the Seanad yesterday. Outside of the Government parties, the general view in the Dáil is(...)

Gadgets: making travel easier

Darkfin GlovesBack in the day, The Man from Atlantis was a TV series featuring Bobby Ewing (OK, I know, Patrick Duffy) with webbed hands and feet, as (...)

Senators Fidelma Healy Eames and Paul Bradford outside the Dáil after voting against the Government during the recalled Seanad debate on Organ Donation Standards . 

Two Fine Gael Senators may face further internal sanctions after voting against the Government at the conclusion of an emergency debate on organ reten(...)

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames and Senator Paul Bradford outside the Dail after voting against the Government yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

The inaugural session of the Seanad Summer School opened in Kildare Street yesterday.This year’s theme: Whither the Upper House?They’ll know the answe(...)