In the Irish World of June 1

In the Irish World of June 1


London’s footballers bring joy to fans at Ruislip as they end their 36-year wait to get through the Championship final stages as they defeat Sligo by the narrowest of margins

The numbers of Irish people fleeing Ireland’s bankruptcy laws to relocate in England and Wales has soared ten-fold in the last five years

The Insolvency Service slaps penalties on two Irish property developers – and extends their bankruptcy terms – because they failed to disclose assets they transferred to family members

Acclaimed Irish film-maker Jim Sheridan – whose My Left Foot and In the Name of the Father have just been released on Blu-Ray and we have copies for our readers – looks back at 25 years of his movies with us

Irish film, TV and stage actor Padraic Delaney tells us about the exciting West End revival of MartinMcDonagh’s Cripple of Inishmaan

Pat Carroll went to work at Buckingham Palace the same year Queen Elizabeth came to the British throne and has worked for the monarch ever since. Last week Her Majesty suprised him with a special honour…

The GAA gives four more years to developer Novalong to persuade the planning authorities to allow it build houses on its New Eltham site in south east London. If it doesn’t succeed in that time they draw a line under the original thirteen year old deal and call it a day

Consumer groups in the UK say they will keep up their pressure on Bank of Ireland after the Bank reversed its huge rate increase for fewer than ten per cent of the tracker rate customers who rates they jacked up by 122 per cent

Scotland Yard has reopened the case of Mary Flanagan who went missing in 1959, its oldest missing persons case

The Competition Authority is expected this week to rule on Ryanair’s stake in Aer Lingus

Camden’s Big Night Out at the London Irish Centre with Mitch Winehouse

Scientists in Germany find the precise strain of potato blight which caused the potato famine by examining 140 year old leaves from Kew Gardens

Crossmaglen florist Siobhan Hughes wins a silver medal at the Chelsea Flower Show

Michael Collins’ lovingly restored armed Rolls Royce is to make a special appearance at a tank show in the UK

ITV to broadcast hurling – a once-off to coincide with the England Ireland game Wembley coverage

Irish companies are looking to compete with Irish firms in the UK for their customers

Soaring London house values are driving a national rise in home values

Win tickets to see HAPPY MONDAYS at Sandown Park

We feature the Rose of Tralee hopefuls who go through to the regional qualifiers at Portlaoise

TV presenter Craig Doyle talks about becoming the face of BT’s rugby coverage as the telecoms giant takes on broadcasting giant Sky Sports

Singer-songwriter Paddy Casey is returning to London venue Hennessy’s in June

Jan Ennis on the return of the denim skirt and spectacle chic

Now in its fifteenth year Return to Camden town reveals its 2013 line-up for later this year

In our Irish dancing coverage John Egan reports from the John Flanagan memorial feis in Oxford

Some of our picks of the best summer reads in our SUMMER BOOKS special

A panel of Irish Times judges decrees Loop Head in Clare to be Ireland’s favourite and premier holiday spot – ahead of 1,400 others

Sean Moriarty looks at some of Ireland’s most attractive gardens and which are worth a detour, or a visit in their own right, the next time you’re in Ireland

and Irish World photographers are OUT & ABOUT at an event near you…


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