Saturday, August 18, 2018

Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk – Dystopian satire with a stark warning for US

Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk - Dystopian satire with a stark warning for US Fiction: Adjustment Day, Chuck Palahniuk, Jonathan Cape, hardback, 336 pages, €18 Stranger than fiction: Chuck Palahniuk's life has had...

Happy Glamper: You’ll find planes, trains and even a tank in Enniscrone’s new glamping...

Happy Glamper: You'll find planes, trains and even a tank in Enniscrone's new glamping village Undertaker David McGowan attracted ­ global headlines when he brought a 767 jet to a ­Sligo ­seaside...

Fourth Labour Party councillor calls for Brendan Howlin to step down as leader

Fourth Labour Party councillor calls for Brendan Howlin to step down as leader Labour leader Brendan Howlin. Photo: Frank McGrath A fourth Labour Party councillor has called for Brendan Howlin to step down...

Now the President takes on the bookies

Now the President takes on the bookies President Donald Trump speaks to a large crowd on August 2, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Picture:...

Miriam’s in her summer stride

Miriam's in her summer stride Ruling herself out of the Aras allowed Miriam keep Sean's seat warm, and her family out of the spotlight, writes Sarah Caden UNFAZED BY LIFE’S ISSUES: Being a...

Zimbabwe election result fails to banish old Mugabe demons

Zimbabwe election result fails to banish old Mugabe demons Emmerson Mnangagwa. Photo: AP Zimbabwe's election was meant to be a moment of national transformation: a textbook exercise in tolerance and democracy to banish...

Shane Ross turns on FG as ‘granny grant’ tension escalates

Shane Ross turns on FG as 'granny grant' tension escalates Transport minister's broadside sparks renewed election budget fears Shane Ross Transport Minister Shane Ross has sharply criticised Government partners Fine Gael and senior State...

Miggledy is right – betting apps are a bloody scourge

Miggledy is right - betting apps are a bloody scourge Dismayed: Michael D Higgins has voiced concern over gambling apps If I'm perfectly honest, I don't have a lot of time for our...

Don’t expect any major changes to the structure of tax system in Budget 2019

Don't expect any major changes to the structure of tax system in Budget 2019 Ireland is a low-tax economy for the low paid, and a high-tax economy for higher earners. Don't expect...

Frida: artist of the selfie

Frida: artist of the selfie Radical, passionate and boldly feminist, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo revolutionised the genre of the self-portrait Picture: Nickolas Muray ©. Photo: ArchivesSelf-portrait, Frida Kahlo, 1941 from Frida Kahlo: Making...

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The artist making Irish fashionable through T-shirts and greeting cards

The artist making Irish fashionable through T-shirts and greeting cards Irish-themed products are proving a bid draw in foreign markets Shona Shirley Macdonald of Mireog from...

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