Latest O'Hanlon Stories

2011-07-26 06:45:00

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After the Twin Towers collapsed, a group of retired police officers, known as Team Romeo, spent months working around the clock to aid in the recovery efforts. This year, on the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, hundreds of officers from all over New York and New Jersey will gather at a fundraiser to honor the men of Team Romeo and to pay tribute to the 39 Port Authority officers and countless other first responders who lost their lives as a...

2008-07-27 18:00:27

TWO Father Ted stars are to be reunited in a new play about Irish writer Flann O'Brien. Ardal O'Hanlon, who starred as Father Dougal McGuire in the hit TV show, is teaming up with Mrs Doyle - actress Pauline McLynn - for the radio production. Comedian Dara O'Briain will also take part in the BBC Radio 3 play, due to go out next month. It focuses on the true identity of O'Brien, whose real name was Brian O'Nolan - a top Dublin civil servant during the 30s who regularly wrote for the...

2008-07-25 09:00:51

A wildfire has scorched 89 acres of wetlands in Moab. The fire is fully contained but still burning. Workers were busy Thursday solidifying a 50- to 100-foot perimeter around the fire to prevent wind from pushing it any further, said Heather O'Hanlon, fire information officer for the Bureau of Land Management. Lightning ignited the Slough fire at about 3 p.m. Tuesday. Officials asked for a voluntary evacuation because of potential smoke inhalation issues, O'Hanlon said. "The fire made...

Word of the Day
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).