Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Patrick Donohoe IT IS often said that an elephant never forgets. Whether that is true or not I don’t know, but the Irish no doubt would give them a run for their money. I remember an English political commentator stating...
Stephen Colbert THERE is much pessimism north of the border with England about the Tory landslide. However, north of the Irish border there are reasons for great optimism. For the first time since partition Irish Nationalist and Republican representation is...
Cara Wynne IN January 2019, I wrote an opinion piece for The Irish Voice telling my dad’s story of his last 36 hours on a trolley in the Emergency Department (ED) corridor at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) where he died....
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...
Jane McCulloch HAVING arrived in Scotland to take up post as Consul General of Ireland in July, I have had a busy and exciting time delving into and exploring the many links between Scotland and Ireland. These links, old and...
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...
Jimmy Fallon WHILE recent economic indicators in Ireland and Dublin have been vastly positive, there is little doubt that the property market is again struggling to keep pace with demand and the result is a shortage of houses for first-time...
Mark Hanniffy IN EARLY July—after more than three years in the role—I will conclude my assignment as Ireland’s Consul General in Scotland. It has been a real privilege to have had the opportunity to serve in this post, to represent...
Jimmy Fallon HEADLINES in all major Irish newspaper publications in recent weeks have focused on events ongoing at the FAI (Football Association of Ireland). It began with a Sunday Times publication that John Delaney—then CEO of the FAI—had loaned the...
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...
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