Heavy police presence as right-wing rally begins in Portland

Heavy police presence as right-wing rally begins in Portland Patriot Prayer’s leader Joey Gibson is staging a rally in the liberal city, with anti-fascist demonstrators holding their own protest. Protesters line up in...

Courage of Martin O’Donoghue

Courage of Martin O'Donoghue Martin O’Donoghue Sir - The late Martin O'Donoghue (Obituaries, Sunday Independent, July 29) was a member of the Justice Kenny-led commission on the price of building land. The late...

New earthquake causes more deaths on Indonesian tourist island

New earthquake causes more deaths on Indonesian tourist island Some people on Lombok fled their homes and moved to higher ground. Residents moved to higher ground following an earthquake in Lombok (Sidik Hutomo/AP) At...

Lisbon’s 37-year temperature record broken as Iberian peninsula bakes in heatwave

Lisbon's 37-year temperature record broken as Iberian peninsula bakes in heatwave People cool of with water from a fountain during a hot summer day, in the basque city of Vitoria, northern Spain Lisbon...

Fight Like a Girl by Clementine Ford – Fun, frank and fearless feminist manifesto

Fight Like a Girl by Clementine Ford - Fun, frank and fearless feminist manifesto Non-fiction: Fight Like a Girl, Clementine Ford, OneWorld books, paperback, 304 pages, €18.20 Attack: Clementine Ford writes on the...

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...

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...

16 Labour councillors back Brendan Howlin’s leadership after quartet call for him to step...

16 Labour councillors back Brendan Howlin's leadership after quartet call for him to step down Brendan Howlin. Photo: INM A group of 16 Labour Party councillors have issued a statement in support of...

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...

Steve Dempsey: Real solutions to fake news?

Steve Dempsey: Real solutions to fake news? Samantha Bradshaw is one of the report's authors. "Social media is easily exploitable because of the principles of the free flow of information, the ability...