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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 19 April, 2018

Yesterday’s News


Sunday 18 March, 2018

'I'm sickened by the D4/ mid-Atlantic/ makey-up English accent that is blighting Ireland'

I don’t want us to wake up in 20 years all sounding like we’re living in some middle-class suburb of Dublin, writes Michael Fortune.

Friday 8 December, 2017

Opinion: 'I find Christmas so false. It’s all veneer, folks'

Nearly everything about it is imported and constructed, writes Michael Fortune.

Monday 30 October, 2017

'Only for Hallowe’en surviving in America, it probably would have died out here'

We have an underlying lack of confidence in Ireland and continually throw the baby out with the bathwater, writes Michael Fortune.

Saturday 12 August, 2017

'I won't defend Danny Healy-Rae's politics but I will defend personal belief in fairies'

There’s not a village in the country that doesn’t have these fairy stories, writes Michael Fortune.