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Truth is first casualty in ‘war on Christmas’
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Truth is first casualty in ‘war on Christmas’
[caption id="attachment_68752" align="alignright" width="600" caption="Bill O'Reilly"][/caption] I’ve never really covered a war – unless you count...
A Christmas pause
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A Christmas pause
It was a challenging year on both sides of the Atlantic but as 2011 nears its end there is cause for at least a little optimism on this side, and r...
Conference gives new hope for Braeden
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Conference gives new hope for Braeden
I recently attended an international conference at the Vatican on stem cell research. Most of us attending the first "International Conference on A...
Time for E3 visa
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Time for E3 visa
When Congress set to changing the nature and practice of U.S. immigration laws back in the mid-1960s, the intention was to diversify the annual inf...
Times columnist is plain wrong on JFK
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Times columnist is plain wrong on JFK
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Quinn has it right on the homeless
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Quinn has it right on the homeless
[caption id="attachment_68327" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Speaker Quinn."][/caption] Christine Quinn is the Speaker of the City Counc...
A battered sovereignty
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A battered sovereignty
Taoiseach Enda Kenny went on Irish national television on Sunday night last and spoke of an exceptional event, that being an allusion to his govern...
Kenny speaks to nation of 'exceptional event'
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Kenny speaks to nation of 'exceptional event'
This is an edited version of the "state of the nation" speech delivered by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and broadcast to the Irish people on the evening of...
Important work ahead for the Irish diaspora
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Important work ahead for the Irish diaspora
[caption id="attachment_68212" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Kevin Cullen asking the questions. "][/caption] "Nice to see you two gentle...
Closing Vatican embassy is the wrong move
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Closing Vatican embassy is the wrong move
The other week, while attending a week long international conference at The Vatican on adult stem cell technology, several of the world's leading s...
Super what?
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Super what?
Hands up those who furrowed their brows or laughed out loud when Congress established a committee to work on fiscal reform and dared call it "super...
A leaky republic
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A leaky republic
When times were good few people raised questions and concerns about the precise nature of Irish national sovereignty. Sure, there were critics of E...

 

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