Friday, October 23, 2020
Johnny Foley LAST month marked the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Minds were cast back to that fateful day in 2001 from those of us old enough to remember it—where we were, how we heard, what we thought. These are...
Mairi Hughes IN THE past weeks and months, more and more people have been posting videos on social media of an unboxing of a 'Lost Stock' parcel. Lost Stock is a recently launched initiative started by Edinburgh-based entrepreneur Cally Russell....
Colette Cooper HAVING had some time to reflect over the past few months, I’ve come to the realisation that with more free time comes more responsibility. For me, I’ve felt the need to stay as productive as possible during my...
Kate Kerrigan MUM turned 80 last year so my sisters and I decided to take her away. We started planning back at the beginning of the summer, asking Mam where she wanted to go. “Anywhere in the world,” I said....
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...
Johnny Foley ALRIGHT, so I do have to brag a little bit here. I was one of those people you heard about back in 2018 who cheekily subscribed to YouTube Premium on a free-trial just to be able to binge...
President Michael D Higgins AS WE approach the end of six months of our shared struggle with the virus Covid-19, it is appropriate, perhaps, to make a reflection. Such a reflection should help us in our determination to continue our...
Johnny Foley YOU could be forgiven for assuming a book about American Football in the small town of Odessa, Texas could draw absolutely no parallel with life here in Donegal, but upon the reading of Friday Night Lights by HG...
Kate Kerrigan “MAP?” I said. “I don’t need an ordinary map, I’ve got a cool map in my phone!” “Oh,” my mother said. “I just thought you might like to see where you were going.” “I can see,” I said, whipping out...
John Cooney ON AUGUST 26, 1989 John and Pat Hume travelled from Derry to Castlebar to receive a Human Rights Award from the Humbert Summer School. The occasion was the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution’s Declaration of the Rights of...
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