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History is in the eye of the ignorant

I am getting older and spend my time looking backwards at history. That is true history, not the history proposed by twenty somethings just out...

On this day…in 1972

In Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 13 unarmed civil rights demonstrators are shot dead by British Army paratroopers in an event that becomes known as "Bloody...

On this day…in 1981

On May 5, 1981, imprisoned Irish Catholic militant Bobby Sands dies after refusing food for 66 days in protest of his treatment as a...

Liam Neeson may become a Muslim

Hollywood star Liam Neeson is considering giving up his Roman Catholic beliefs and becoming a Muslim. The actor, 59, admitted that Islamic prayer "got into...

4 prizes for GaGa at MTV’s EMA

Lady Gaga has dominated the MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast, Northern Ireland, collecting four prizes in a range of outfits. The US pop singer...

Farmer tells Rihanna she’s acting ‘inappropriate’

For many men, having a  world-famous pop beauty undress on their doorstep would be a cause for celebration. But not for farmer Alan Graham,...

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