Thursday, July 9, 2020
Kate Kerrigan "WHERE is Dad?’ I asked the teen. "Outside," he said, then quickly ran upstairs. Still in my pyjamas, I was engrossed in the last chapter of Gone With The Wind, still reeling from the gorgeousness of that penultimate scene...
Angela Medford AS THE sun sets on this year’s Mary From Dungloe International Arts Festival (Féile Ealaíon Idirnáisiúnta Mháire an Clochán Léith 2019) and we move into winter nights, our hearts warm when recalling the trips many immigrants and their...
CARA WYNNE shines a troubling light on the current situation in the emergency departments of Irish hospitals   IN April 2018 my dad, Tom, died on a trolley in a corridor in the emergency department (ED) of University Hospital Limerick (UHL). He...
Jane McCulloch WE HAVE all had to make unexpected adjustments to how we live, and for the Consulate, and those in the Irish community in Scotland, one of our first adjustments was to sadly cancel St Patrick’s Day celebrations this...
By Ian Colquhoun NEIL Lennon’s departure from Easter Road at the end of January brought to an end a largely wonderful period for fans of the Easter Road side—a period that will no doubt be looked upon fondly by most...
Stephen Colbert SINN Féin are the story of this election, but we have been here before. In the 1992 General Election in Ireland, Labour also ‘won’ the election by doubling its seats to 33. Known as the ‘Spring Tide’ had...
STEPHEN COLBERT looks at the decision to prosecute Soldier F who was involved in the Bloody Sunday killings When it was announced by the British Prosecution Service that—originally—only one former British soldier would be charged with the killings of civil rights demonstrators...
Mairi Hughes BEING three weeks into a COVID-19 quarantine, I can hardly remember what my normal routine feels like. Like many others, I am working from home, have tried my hand at baking banana bread, offered haircuts to everyone in...
Stephen Colbert BREXIT is to blame for the increase in racist sentiment in the UK according to the United Nations. Professor Tendayi Achiume spoke of a Brexit-related growth in ‘explicit racial, ethnic and religious intolerance,’ views that have become part...
The 2014 Scottish independence referendum was a landmark for a number of reasons, but for our community it confirmed a major change. In the preceding decades, it was easy for the Irish community to dismiss the notion of voting...
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