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President Biden on the 21st anniversary of 9/11
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President Biden on the 21st anniversary of 9/11
Here are edited remarks by President Joe Biden at a 9/11 commemoration at the Pentagon on Sunday, September 11. Twenty-one years ago - twenty-one y...
EDITORIAL: The Queen's Irish Legacy
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EDITORIAL: The Queen's Irish Legacy
Amid the avalanche of coverage of the death of Queen Elizabeth II there was an especially interesting observation by one royal commentator and biog...
ADAMS: Another British PM so Closer to Unity
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ADAMS: Another British PM so Closer to Unity
Liz Truss is now the leader of the Conservative Party and British Prime Minister. No real surprise there. She is the fourth leader of the Tories in...
O'SHEA: A Partition Approaching its Sell-By Date
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O'SHEA: A Partition Approaching its Sell-By Date
The great Shakespearean drama "Macbeth" issues a clear warning to power-hungry and unscrupulous leaders about the consequences of their actions. “T...
KIRWAN: So Many Venues And All So Different
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KIRWAN: So Many Venues And All So Different
One of the interesting things about playing with Black 47 was that I became familiar with so many areas of the USA. By extension, I got a unique in...
EDITORIAL: An Issue of Truss
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EDITORIAL: An Issue of Truss
The headline above the Fintan O'Toole column in the Irish Times did not make for comforting reading. It proclaimed: "Liz Truss will make Johnson se...
ADAMS: Looking Forward to the People's Assembly
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ADAMS: Looking Forward to the People's Assembly
Hardly a week passes now without politicians, bloggers and columnists writing about Irish unity and calling on the Dublin government to establish a...
O'SHEA: Surprises in the Irish Synod Report
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O'SHEA: Surprises in the Irish Synod Report
About five years ago, I attended a lecture in Manhattan by an Irish Redemptorist priest, Fr. Tony Flannery. The event was sponsored by Call to Acti...
EDITORIAL: Quid Pro Quo
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EDITORIAL: Quid Pro Quo
The story of Irish immigration to America is just that - the story of Irish people migrating west across the Atlantic to the United States. It has ...
Adams: Well Worth Seeing 'The Troubles I’ve Seen'
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Adams: Well Worth Seeing 'The Troubles I’ve Seen'
During the Féile I went to watch '\"The Troubles I’ve Seen" in Áras Úi Chonghaile. I’m glad I did. "The Troubles I’ve Seen" is a documentary which ...
KIRWAN: NY When Celebrities Just Dropped In
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KIRWAN: NY When Celebrities Just Dropped In
I miss David Bowie. “Sure, what would the likes of you be doin’ hobnobbin’ with a superstar?” You might counter. Well, back in the late 1970s he bo...
Editoral: Terminal Troubles Editoral: Terminal Troubles
For a variety of reasons, and sometimes no apparent reason at all, there has been chaos at world airports this summer. Dublin Airport is no excepti...

 

 

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