Ireland

Friday 20 May 2016, 7:00PM

BookNight with John Waters: Ireland a Century Since 1916 – Is This a Republic?

John Waters is one of Ireland’s leading and most eclectic authors, commentators and journalists whose best-known book Jiving at the Crossroads reads like a letter from his own rock ‘n’ roll generation to that of his father, who grew up in the shadow of the 1916 Easter Rising, and its expectations for Ireland.


March 1, 2013

Al Sweady inquiry, Kenyan elections, and Lagarde in Dublin – the world keeps turning without a Pope

By Jasper Wenban-Smith, international editor of ForesightNews. A round up of world news in the week ahead from journalist resource ForesightNews. Monday 4 March Monday will see the long-awaited opening of the Al Sweady inquiry, examining the circumstances surrounding a 2002 incident in Maysan province, Iraq, involving British security forces. Following a firefight on 14 […]


October 20, 2011

ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 24 – 30 October

A weekly round up of world events from Monday,  24 to Sunday, 30 October from ForesightNews   By Nicole Hunt This week begins and ends with big trials, with German businessman Gerhard Gribkowsky’s high-profile corruption trial kicking things off in Munich on Monday. The former BayernLB risk manager is accused of accepting a £28m bribe […]