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Law & Order Questionnaire
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Law & Order Questionnaire
Rallying to Padraig in hour of need
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Rallying to Padraig in hour of need
By Peter McDermott J1 visa-holder Pádraig Schäler was knocked off of his bike on Cape Cod on June 27 last. He had almost reached his destination, t...
Wider ambitions all but done by Dec. 13
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Wider ambitions all but done by Dec. 13
Between the Lines / By Peter McDermott Ron Ziegler, the White House press secretary under Richard Nixon, famously referred to the Watergate break-i...
Suicide prevention is 'everyone's business'
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Suicide prevention is 'everyone's business'
Published in the Dec. 25, 2013-Jan. 7, 2014 issue Dr. Michael Murphy was pleased with a patient he’d seen earlier in the day. “He was the picture o...
It's important to say 'probably'
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It's important to say 'probably'
Between the Lines / By Peter McDermott The New Orleans Connection/Part 1 NEW ORLEANS -- Last year I was invited to attend the annual gathering of t...
10 things about Maeve Brennan,  two of them suggestions [see 5, 7]
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10 things about Maeve Brennan, two of them suggestions [see 5, 7]
By Frances Scanlon 1. Maeve Brennan read her horoscope faithfully and daily; she was a Capricorn born on Jan. 6, 1917. 2. Maeve Brennan had a big h...
Why some media outlets put victim on trial
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Why some media outlets put victim on trial
Between the Lines / By Peter McDermott The bodies pile up in “The Wire” as quickly as they do in “The Tudors.” The setting, though, is 21st century...
 Recent Irish productions have ear for God
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Recent Irish productions have ear for God
Theatre / By Orla O’Sullivan Is it some sign of the times that of the small universe of Irish plays in April and May three concerned characters get...
Belfast’s ‘wee yard’ made ships, men
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Belfast’s ‘wee yard’ made ships, men
Theatre / By Orla O'Sullivan “The Boat Factory” * By Dan Gordon * Starring Dan Gordon and Michael Condron * Directed by Philip Crawford * at 59E59 ...
Bar patrons fail to put cork on feelings
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Bar patrons fail to put cork on feelings
Theater / By Orla O’Sullivan “The Weir” * By Conor McPherson * Starring Dan Butler, Billy Carter, Sean Gormley, John Keating and Tessa Klein * Dire...
After sad passing, looking to life of happiness
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After sad passing, looking to life of happiness
Irish Language / By Elaine Ní Bhraonáin This is the first time I have written in almost a year. The reason being that I needed to focus on getting ...
End of print? Not so fast, say seniors
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End of print? Not so fast, say seniors
By Peter McDermott Bridget Cagney’s mother read to her every night when she was a small child. “Then when I learnt to read books and newspapers, an...