Monday, November 11, 2019
Joe Bradley THE Cursillo—Cursillo being a lay Christian organisation—‘Knock Walk’ began in Derry in the 1980s and spread to Belfast in the 1990s. The walk’s collective intention is to pray for peace; in individual hearts, families, communities and countries. Its...
Hugh Dougherty IF YOU’RE on the way to or from the ferry at Larne or Belfast, make the short diversion to Islandmagee for an unforgettable, cliff-hanging experience at The Gobbins, a coastal path like no other, which puts you in...
Michael Brady IT’S perhaps no surprise that someone imbued with the love of the Catholic faith from an early age decided to take up a vocation, but it’s an amusing coincidence that someone who loves fishing so much would eventually...
Mary McGinty WITH Suzie McGuire what you see is what you get. The rapid-fire chat, the bouncy personality and the infectious laugh are entirely authentic. There is no public persona with Suzie. She’s as real as they come. The signs were...
TRAVEL to Donegal brings with it opportunities to take advantage of a whole host of attractions. For some it is the chance to visit family, for others a jaunt up Mount Errigal or a day among the waves at...
Ken Goodwin SOME people go on retreat to a monastery or a meditation centre—on the Holy Isle, for example—or a remote cottage or a cave. In search of peacefulness of mind, or a place where peace comes dropping slow. When...
Stephen Coyle IN APRIL 1922, Rory O’Connor and Cathal Brugha, acting on behalf of the Executive of the Anti-Treaty Irish Republican Army, appointed Joe Robinson as Divisional Commander of the Scottish Brigade, which now covered two Brigade areas, No.1 Glasgow...
Hugh Dougherty AS KEEN cyclists, a couple of summers ago, herself and I decided to cycle to Donegal—catching the P&O ferry at Cairnryan for Larne—pedalling all the way round the Antrim Coast Road, and arriving, finally, at Malin Town, 120...
Stephen Coyle ‘ON Thursday morning, I arrived at Lieutenant Sandy Carmichael's home, at Argyle Street, Glasgow. When I entered the house, I took off my overcoat, and hung it on the back of a room door, taking my revolver and...
Stephen Coyle THIS three-part series will focus on a prominent Irish revolutionary family who lived in Govanhill in the early years of last century and went on to play important roles in the struggle for Irish freedom. As I will...
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