“We are a nation of communities... a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky. We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams." Thus said former US President G H W Bush, waxing lyrical on the joys of diversity.
Immediate action is to be taken by a Dublin council after a statue of IRA chief Sean Russell was painted with LGBT pride colours in Fairview Park.
As four months of protracted political horse-trading come to a close, it appears to be a most Pyrrhic victory for Micheál Martin. With the Taoiseach’s office within grasp and a decade of post-Crash reform under his belt, the future should look rosy for the prospective Leeside Taoiseach.
Anthony Joshua asks fellow Africans to boycott white owned businesses and buy from black owned businesses only, Heavyweight World Champ Tyson Fury calls out the hypocrisy.
Suspect arrested in Castlerea shooting case reported to be a local mechanic with a history of serious mental conditions.
A Garda has been killed in Castlerea when his gun was turned on him in the line of duty. May he rest in peace.