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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...
OPINION: Buffalo still rising despite pain to the power of Ten
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OPINION: Buffalo still rising despite pain to the power of Ten
On Wednesday past, I had the great good fortune to meet in Dublin the Boston architect Michael Murphy who designed the six-acre Lynching Memorial s...
O'SHEA: The Thousand Year Question of Celibacy O'SHEA: The Thousand Year Question of Celibacy
The name of Charles Scicluna is unlikely to resonate with readers, yet he is playing a major role in deciding whether the Catholic Church should ch...
EDITORIAL: Bipartisan The Way To Go
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EDITORIAL: Bipartisan The Way To Go
Perhaps we in Irish America are spoiled. We have been long used to using the word "bipartisan" in headlines and stories dealing with Congress and i...
Technology Goes Postal And The Innocent Suffer
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Technology Goes Postal And The Innocent Suffer
“You Are The Only One." The cynical phrase used by the Post Office to ensnare innocent victims. The Post Office scandal in the UK (including Northe...

 

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