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EDITORIAL: A House Flying Apart
Opinion
EDITORIAL: A House Flying Apart
Astronomers see the universe as an array of galaxies flying apart, though not so far or so fast that we can't see them with space-based telescopes....
EDITORIAL: Rory's Rip Roaring Riposte
Opinion
EDITORIAL: Rory's Rip Roaring Riposte
We are continually told that we are living in an increasingly polarized country and indeed world. Sports, we are repeatedly told, is a means of bri...
Editorial: Time To Govern
Opinion
Editorial: Time To Govern
As reported last week, Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill has called for an Executive to be formed and said the DUP’s stand-off is with the public, not t...
EDITORIAL Storm's A Comin'
Opinion
EDITORIAL Storm's A Comin'
The political forces gathering energy and swirling around the Northern Ireland Protocol would remind you of the meteorological forces that form to ...
Christina Steps From Yonkers to the World
Community Features & Events
Christina Steps From Yonkers to the World
Irish dance Christina Mariel Wiltz, age 15, slipped on her first pair of soft shoes at age four in Yonkers, New York at the Open House of the Grand...
EDITORIAL: So What's The Question?
Opinion
EDITORIAL: So What's The Question?
For ever and a day, and a few days more, it was "The Irish Question." The Irish themselves indeed had a few questions, but they weren't all about t...
EDITORIAL: Legacy Doesn't Disappear
Opinion
EDITORIAL: Legacy Doesn't Disappear
The issues swirling around the North right now, its political, social and economic life, seems both new and familiar. There's Brexit and the Protoc...
EDITORIAL: History Is Made 
Opinion
EDITORIAL: History Is Made 
When all the votes were counted the view of the past gave way to a view into the future. Voters in Northern Ireland have made history with an Assem...
EDITORIAL: The New Medieval
Opinion
EDITORIAL: The New Medieval
Many have voiced the same expression of disbelief. How can this be happening in 2022, in the 21st Century? We humans like to take comfort in the fa...
When love became more than duty When love became more than duty
By Rachel Gotto I had already been in labor for two days. Each contraction brought with it gripping pain but little else. I was determined to give ...
EDITORIAL: Guest Of The Nation
Opinion
EDITORIAL: Guest Of The Nation
The visage and voice of Yury Anatoliyevich Filatov are a familiar combination in Ireland of late. Filatov, of course, is Russia's ambassador to Dub...
EDITORIAL: The Debate Over 'Almost'
Opinion
EDITORIAL: The Debate Over 'Almost'
Ireland might be on the other side of Europe from war ravaged Ukraine. But distance doesn't mean remoteness. Like it or not the war is looming larg...