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EDITORIAL: Irish aid agency Concern's plea for Haiti deserves sympathetic ear
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EDITORIAL: Irish aid agency Concern's plea for Haiti deserves sympathetic ear
If Afghanistan has a troubled history then Haiti and its people well understand what that entails. And if Afghanistan is this week going through tr...
EDITORIAL: Afghanistan images reflect twenty year failure
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EDITORIAL: Afghanistan images reflect twenty year failure
Afghans, desperate for escape, hanging from an American plane in Kabul. Desperate South Vietnamese clamoring at the gates of the U.S. embassy. Some...
ENDORSEMENT: Adams is Top Rank
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ENDORSEMENT: Adams is Top Rank
Three times in the last forty years, Ireland has forced its way to the very front of the U.S. political agenda. The first time was during the bitte...
Making America United Again
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Making America United Again
Perhaps, even with just one and without the other, 2020 was always going to be a stressful year. But we have both: Covid-19 and Election 2020, a pr...
Letter to the Editor
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Letter to the Editor
Engel's Unwavering Support Editor: While not personally living in Rep. Eliot Engel's Bronx-Westchester 16th Congressional District I believe it imp...
107450
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107450
EDITORIAL Four More Years Senator for the Diaspora Billy Lawless was frustrated by his inability to vote as a member of Seanad Eireann in the recen...
Empire, Europe, Ennui
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Empire, Europe, Ennui
There was a time when the object of the exercise was to make as much of the global map as possible be England. Those who take an interest in histor...
A Helping Hand
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A Helping Hand
The return of devolved government and power sharing in Northern Ireland is to be warmly welcomed. The North had been without a functioning Executiv...
Malachy McAllister battling for an American life
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Malachy McAllister battling for an American life
Malachy McAllister has been here before. All too many times. One again the Belfast man is looking at America’s door with the big exit sign over it....
The American century
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The American century
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands on the Moon's surface near the leg of the Lunar Module “Eagle” during the Apollo 11 moonwalk. Reflect for a moment, if...
Trump marks seven
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Trump marks seven
President Donald Trump will this week become the seventh serving American president to make landfall in Ireland. Suffice it to say, this visit prom...
Shannon Summit
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Shannon Summit
Unlike his still mysterious chat with Vladimir Putin, President Trump’s sit down with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Shannon Airport is likely to make i...