Irish bantamweight Michael Conlan is "not bothered" by the threat of disciplinary action over his reaction to his controversial Olympic defeat.
Courteney Cox really went deep on her episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls and I have to say, it was refreshing and honest to see the actress open up. While trekking through the Irish Highlands, Bear asked the Friends star what it’s like to reach a certain level of fame. “I feel lucky. I don’t feel burdened by […]
By Matt Siegel and John Irish SYDNEY/PARIS, Aug 24 (Reuters) – French naval contractor DCNS said on Wednesday it may have been the victim of “economic warfare” after secrets about its Scorpene submarines being built in India were leaked. Show More Summary
The UK’s Channel 4 has ordered three new projects including contemporary comedy The Bisexual from Iranian-American filmmaker Desiree Akhavan; Irish period comedy Derry Girls, written by Indian Summers‘ Lisa McGee; and survival challenge, Mutiny. Show More Summary
The seventh annual Irish Redhead Convention took place over the weekend and crowned their new king and queen.
Kristina K has a nice little summary of some neat research: Irish Teeth Reveal the Chemical Signature of the Great Famine Even as carbon isotopes increased, the nitrogen isotopes decreased. Archaeologists use nitrogen isotopes to understand the amount of protein in a diet. If you are a carnivore and eat food high on the food [...]
Authorities say William O'Brien left before warrants obtained to seize some belongings.
Brazilian police say the man named to head Ireland's Olympic committee after its president was arrested in a ticket-scalping case during the Rio Games is also suspected of participating in the scheme but left Brazil before he could be questioned
Using the handle @twowomentravel, two Irish women live-tweeted their five-hour journey to Great Britain to secure a legal abortion. Sadly, their long journey is far from unique. Read Dallas Goldtooth on how the fossil fuel industry shuts out public input to push through dangerous fracking and oil projects like the Dakota Access Pipeline. And authorities have removed […]
An anonymous Irish woman is making worldwide headlines after live-tweeting her long trip to the United Kingdom to access a legal abortion. The woman and a friend accompanying her tweeted from the account Two Women Travel; many of their tweets were directed at Irish prime minister Enda Kenny, who’s trying very, very hard to ignore this whole thing. Read more...
The year 2016 has been a monumental year for Ireland and Irish everywhere. It was the centennial of the Easter Rebellion and the birth of the nation. This year also marked 100 years on from the Battle of the Somme, which ensured the division of Ulster and Ireland. Show More Summary
Researchers analyzed 20 sets of human remains from one of the many workhouses where entire families were institutionalized—and made to work long hours—as a "remedy" to poverty.
Police in Rio de Janeiro have begun interrogating the first of three of Ireland's top Olympic executives in a ticket-scalping investigation
Two Irish women recently took a stance against their country's constitutional ban on abortion in an epic Twitter journey to the United Kingdom to get a legal abortion. We stand in solidarity with all women exiled by @EndaKennyTD, his predecessors, his apologists. Show More Summary
Dundalk midfielder Robbie Benson By Dov Rawson Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 20:44 Dundalk go ahead away in Poland Having lost the home leg 2-0, Irish League Champions Dundalk went 1-0 up away at Legia Warsaw in the second leg of their Champions League qualifier. No one gave Dundalk any hope ahead of the game but leading […]
Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Conor McGregor stayed put at welterweight to rematch Nate Diaz at the UFC 202 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Aug. 20, 2016) in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he...Show More Summary
As reported by Deadline, Epix’s wholly necessary TV adaptation of the film Get Shorty is now finalizing deals for its two stars. Assuming those deals work out, funny Irish guy Chris O’Dowd (Girls, Bridesmaids) will be succeeding John Travolta as the tough mob guy who tries to become a money-laundering Hollywood producer. Show More Summary
BG Freight Line, a fully owned subsidiary of Peel Ports Group, is to receive new tailor-made short sea container feeder vessels optimized for the company’s Irish Sea Hub services.