Saturday, October 19, 2019
IRISH people are famous for many things. One is travelling the world to experience and understand different cultures and peoples. Another is writing. Some are lucky enough to have had the opportunity to do both—and excel at the latter....
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...
“Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.” Osho IT’S NO surprise that the grandson of a man who watched the Easter Rising leaders lead the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army from Liberty Hall to the GPO in Dublin in 1916,...
HUGH DOUGHERTY delves into the history of St Columcille/St Columba as his 1500th anniversary approaches DERRY and Strabane District Council and Donegal County Council have joined forces to get ready for the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St Columcille, which will...
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...
PRESENT at some of the most tense and iconic moments in the turbulent relationship between the United States and the Eastern Bloc countries throughout the Cold War, the political and personal journey taken by Frank Meehan has been something...
EARLY afternoon sunshine streamed between the drapes on the impressive bay windows of the large room, which overlooks a small, neatly kept park in Glasgow’s leafy West End. “This flat has all the advantages of having a beautiful garden...
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...
I AM perhaps the last person who could be considered an aficionado of reality TV programmes. To be honest, the briefest glimpse of one would generally have me reaching for the remote control and switching on an old episode...
A ST Patrick’s Day visit to Ireland may conjure up images of groups dressed as leprechauns rolling around Temple Bar drinking pints of Guinness from plastic tumblers and making an exhibition of themselves, but if you want to visit...
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