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EDITORIAL: A Stark Study in Contrast
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EDITORIAL: A Stark Study in Contrast
Dr. Anthony Fauci recently spent a pleasant few days in Ireland. The former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases w...
O'SHEA: The Hollowed Out Middle Class
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O'SHEA: The Hollowed Out Middle Class
In the celebratory atmosphere that followed victory over the Nazis in World War II, many scholars and commentators believed that America was best d...
EDITORIAL: A Timely Follow Up
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EDITORIAL: A Timely Follow Up
Just because a piece of legislation is signed, sealed and delivered its provisions might not necessarily be fully implemented. This would appear to...
KIRWAN: Voices For Their Time - And Ours Too
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KIRWAN: Voices For Their Time - And Ours Too
On a recent Celtic Crush/SiriusXM show, I featured songs about James Connolly and Joe Hill, along with "This Land is Your Land" by Woody Guthrie. A...
EDITORIAL: The Moral High Ground
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EDITORIAL: The Moral High Ground
Ireland, together with Spain and Norway, have taken to the moral high ground with regard to their recognition of a Palestinian State and the full r...
EDITORIAL: Remembering and Honoring the Fallen
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EDITORIAL: Remembering and Honoring the Fallen
Each year, on Memorial Day, we honor those who have fought and died for America in wars here and around the world. There have been many wars, great...
KIRWAN: Been There 'Dune' That
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KIRWAN: Been There 'Dune' That
Have you gone to see the movie, "Dune – Part 2" yet? I’ve seen both, though I regret to say I remember nothing about Part 1. That’s not to say I di...
EDITORIAL: Going to the Dogs
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EDITORIAL: Going to the Dogs
Dogs have long played a role in American politics. Even in the darkest of times the political pooch could be relied upon to cheerily wag its tail a...
EDITORIAL: Two Wrongs....
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EDITORIAL: Two Wrongs....
If only it was just two wrongs. But what we have been seeing in the Middle East of late tests the saying that two wrongs don't make a right. We hav...
KIRWAN: Alert to a More Silent Spring
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KIRWAN: Alert to a More Silent Spring
I’ve always been a bit of a tree-hugger. And why wouldn’t I, after spending so much time on my grandfather’s farm within a mile of Wexford town? Si...
A Day Victims Have Long Dreaded
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A Day Victims Have Long Dreaded
The British Government’s controversial new law, the NI Troubles (Reconciliation & Legacy) Act, becomes live this week, Wednesday, May 1. It had pre...
EDITORIAL: Wild Everywhere
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EDITORIAL: Wild Everywhere
There's a TV mini-series currently running and it tells the story of Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves. Reeves is a true historical character, a slav...

 

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