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ADAMS: My Heart Goes Out to Creeslough
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ADAMS: My Heart Goes Out to Creeslough
I know Creeslough well. I have friends who live there. Outside the village. At both ends. My heart goes out to the families of the ten people who w...
EDITORIAL: Creeslough
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EDITORIAL: Creeslough
Given what is happening in so many parts of the world, in Ukraine, where death rains from the sky, it is all the harder to understand sudden death ...
KIRWAN: Cool to the Thought of a Warming World
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KIRWAN: Cool to the Thought of a Warming World
The Ospreys were still diving in Long Island Sound in early October. They’re usually long gone by now. It’s a hell of a journey to South America wh...
ADAMS: Yes Indeed, Together we Can
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ADAMS: Yes Indeed, Together we Can
"Ireland’s Future" is well named. Its landmark event last Saturday in Dublin was all about the future. Saturday’s conference was an ambitious proje...
EDITORIAL: From Change To Crisis
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EDITORIAL: From Change To Crisis
Not too many years ago we began to hear about Global Warming. If we were hearing it in the middle of a northeast winter that didn't sound all that ...
ADAMS: The Unravelling of the Northern State
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ADAMS: The Unravelling of the Northern State
Last week’s census figures have generated acres of newsprint and headlines on its detail and implications. It is remarkable that a century after pa...
The Myth of the 'Special Relationship'
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The Myth of the 'Special Relationship'
With the Passing of Queen Elizabeth, so too should the myth of the “Special Relationship.” Within minutes of the announcement of the death of Queen...
EDITORIAL: Truth Be Told
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EDITORIAL: Truth Be Told
It's a good thing that Ireland doesn't border Russia, though unwelcome visits by Russian bombers and warships have been a reminder that Europe isn'...
ADAMS: 'We are not invisible' Say Springhill Families
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ADAMS: 'We are not invisible' Say Springhill Families
Last week, the family of Loughlin Maginn settled a case against the British Ministry of Defence and the PSNI over his murder by the UDA in August 1...
KIRWAN: Irish Dance a Language All Its Own
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KIRWAN: Irish Dance a Language All Its Own
Back where I came from few boys aspired to be Irish dancers. It would have been considered suicidal to trip daintily around the back streets of Wex...
EDITORIAL: The UN  Assembles
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EDITORIAL: The UN  Assembles
Back in April Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney delivered a first hand account of his just concluded mission to Ukraine, this at a sitting of th...
Adams: The Monarchy and a Tolerance of Differences
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Adams: The Monarchy and a Tolerance of Differences
For those of us living in the north of Ireland the English Queen Elizabeth has been omnipresent in our lives for a long time. From our postage stam...

 

 

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