It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine

It was a gloomy and fractious week around Leinster House, and the mood wasn’t improved last Thursday when the Irish Times reported, in a story which, unlike the paper’s budget predictions, was not disproved a few days later:

18th October, 2008

It was a gloomy and fractious week around Leinster House, and the mood wasn’t improved last Thursday when the Irish Times reported, in a story which, unlike the paper’s budget predictions, was not disproved a few days later:

‘‘In about five billion years from now, our sun will slowly start to die. It has long been predicted that when this happens, the sun will swell into a giant star called a...

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