Unplanned offers a comprehensive assault on abortion and Planned Parenthood

You do not, these days, often hear that thing Voltaire never said. Nobody with a sensible head on their shoulders is laying down their life to allow a(...)

Mat Donovan leads his Knocknagow team in a game of hurling in the earliest surviving footage of hurling on film (Knocknagow, Film Company of Ireland, 1918)

The GAA moved from fearing to embracing television without thinking twice about it. The only note of contention is when that transformation occurred. (...)

  ESB archive power station image

The Electricity Supply Board has unveiled a wealth of previously unseen footage commissioned by the organisation over the past 90 years. Released to (...)

The late Roger Ailes, co-founder of Fox News, who resigned from the cable network in 2016 after 20 years in charge of it. Photograph: Angel Franco/New York Times

As long as I’ve covered US politics, Republicans have been trying to scare me. Sometimes, it has been about gays and transgender people and uppity wom(...)

Students were asked about the Irish diaspora, 1840-1966. Photograph: iStockphoto

An engaging history paper challenged students to take a position and defend it, while there was a good choice of topics on the paper, according to tea(...)

Big and boring: ‘Gone With the Wind’

Can we compare Gone with the Wind with statues representing Confederate generals? Something like that seems to be happening in Tennessee. Earlier this(...)

Steve Bannon: Began his career in the military and business before turning to politics and the media. Photograph: Getty Images

By installing Breitbart News executive Steve Bannon and outgoing Republican national committee chairman Reince Priebus to the most senior roles in his(...)

Parents who (for this reason alone) badly mistimed the birth of their daughter may have come to view the DisneyToon Studios as a Christmas menace t(...)

Simon Cowell is back on X Factor. He had been away. I assumed he had simply returned to his transdimensional lair to slumber and feed, but apparently (...)