IT’S Ireland’s most famous building — with the pillars of the GPO guarding 200 years of history.But while most people know of the O’Connell Street landmark’s role in the 1916 Rising, there’s more to the An Post headquarters than its part in the … [Read more...] about How old is Dublin’s GPO, how long did it take to build, how much did it cost and why is it important in Irish history?
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There are plenty of reasons you might fancy life north of the border, including stunning scenery and a warm welcome – not to mention a lot of whisky. There have been financial perks too, for a while. Free university tuition, free prescriptions and free personal care for … [Read more...] about Millions would be better off living in Scotland – this is who benefits and how much
Peter Kay cancelled his forthcoming tour today due to 'unforeseen family circumstances', telling fans he needed to put his family first. The super-private star, who still lives in his native Bolton, apologised profusely, insisting he hadn't taken the decision to axe all 100 … [Read more...] about Where did Peter Kay meet his wife Susan? How much is the comic worth and why did he cancel his tour?
It's the social media giant that knows more about you than your mother and your lover.But should we be comfortable letting Facebook find out so much about our lives?We wanted to know what happens if you've had enough of Facebook and decide to close your account.Where does all the … [Read more...] about How much information does Facebook keep about you and what does it do with the data?
DW: Mr. Geist, the platform around the Cologne Cathedral has gotten a pretty bad name since the events of New Year's Eve last year. Given those events, what significance do you ascribe to your installation this year on the cathedral's platform and the surrounding areas? Philipp … [Read more...] about ‘Cologne Cathedral as a pillar of strength’: Light artist Philipp Geist on his New Year’s Eve installation