More than a year after his death, the spirit of Seamus Heaney is still alive in the hearts of Irish people. This week, we take a look back into our archives and remember the life of one of our finest poets.
In our Rose of Tralee special the classic 10 Rillington Place was our featured film and starred the late Lord Richard Attenborough. Here’s a chance to read again about one of his most striking acting roles
Calling all amateur sleuths. Help Inspector Carter solve the crime. One item in the picture (left) will provide a vital clue. SPOILER ALERT: answer below:
SOLUTION: If Bullard had been a habitual wearer of glasses, he would never have laid the lens downwards (the visual clue), but on their backs to protect the glass.
Read Catch the Criminal every week in Ireland’s Own
Read all about Ireland’s Titanic Village. In 2012, a Memorial Park was established in the village of Laherdane in County Mayo to mark the centenary of the sinking of the famous ship. The small community in the west of Ireland was devastated when eleven of its residents perished after the Titanic hit an iceberg and plummeted into the depths of the icy Atlantic Ocean.
Read historical accounts such as these every week in Ireland’s Own
‘We don’t like their sound and guitar music is on the way out,’ Decca recording Co. rejecting The Beatles in 1962
Read more quotes that people really wished they hadn’t have said – there is always something to make you smile in your weekly Ireland’s Own.
Mary Ward was an Anglo Irish amateur scientist who was killed when she fell under the wheels of an experimental steam car built by her cousins. As the event occurred in 1869, she is the world’s first known fatal motor vehicle accident victim, writes Patrick P. Rowan