Friday October 02, 2015
Born on 9 January 1929 in Killyclogher, near Omagh, Brian Friel was the son of a schoolteacher, and a postmistress from Glenties in Donegal, a place that was to inspire 'Ballybeg', the fictional location of many of his plays.
Tuesday September 29, 2015
A Mediterranean diet containing plenty of fruit and vegetables can boost the amount of a certain kind of fatty acids in our gut that are known to be good for our health.
Monday September 28, 2015
A report by the organisation SafeFood has found that some lunch wraps contain as many calories as a 12-inch pizza.
Saturday September 26, 2015
A two week search operation for a fisherman missing off the Mayo coast has been stood down, following the discovery of a body in the water .
Friday September 25, 2015
An investigation is under way into the discovery of a body off the Co Mayo coast.
Tuesday September 22, 2015
An Irish national has appeared in court in Texas after being extradited to the US in connection with the trafficking of rhino horns.
Thursday September 17, 2015
One million people have fled their homes and at least 11 people have died after a powerful magnitude 8.3 earthquake shook northern and central Chile.
Tuesday September 15, 2015
The family of a 23-year-old man who has been missing at sea since last Friday has appealed for the assistance of the Navy in the search operation.
Saturday September 12, 2015
The search for a fisherman who has been missing off the Mayo coast since yesterday will resume at first light tomorrow.
Tuesday September 08, 2015