Thursday, April 15, 2021
TO MANY, Michael Redmond is known for his excellent comic turn as the frustratingly deadpan Fr Paul Stone in the Father Ted episode Entertaining Fr Stone, but I’d wager few people are aware that he knew the late, great...
Liam Kelly FOR Irish Republicans across the 32 counties and for the majority of the Irish diaspora, a United Ireland has been a long-held desire. Regardless of political, social and economic benefits—the desire has always been there as an emotional...
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...
Mickey Mullan AS EASTER approaches and spring is in the air, we tend to see different drinking habits within the hospitality industry. Creamy pints of stout are replaced with ice-cold ciders and we are more interested in the weather than...
Hugh Dougherty WE’RE not long back from a two-night stay at one of the most atmospheric Airbnb lets in Ireland, and one that allows you to track the past. My wife and I stayed at Cashelnagor Station, literally in the middle...
Johnny Foley IT'S perhaps fair to suggest that, over the last few months at least, the world really has lost the run of itself; the USA in particular, of course and its domino effect has been huge. George Floyd’s death while...
Edward Brady WELL nothing much changed in the Epsom Derby with Aidan O’Brien being the winning trainer. The only surprise was that Serpentine won very easily, leaving the trainer’s more fancied runners well behind. Emmet McNamara rode a peach of a...
Éimhín Ó Dunaigh Oifigeach Forbartha, Conradh Na Gaeilge, Glaschú BHUEL, a chairde híl muid go raibh an domhan bun os cionn an mhí seo caite ach anois tá sé deacair a thuiscint cé chomh gasta agus a bhíonn an nuacht ag...
Mairi Hughes OVER the last 81 years, the Citizens Advice Bureau has established itself as a dependable institution across Scotland and across the UK. Currently there are 60 Citizens Advice Bureaux operating in Scotland, providing free advice to the general...
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...
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