The Christmas Cake

The Christmas Cake

In late September each year, I am tempted to write to a prestige chronicle: ‘Last night, my wife baked our Christmas cake. Is this a record?’ Unfortunately, Australia suffers from a dearth of the kind of journal which might publish such homely musings. Besides, in these sensitive times, a letter of that type could easily be considered sexist. Continue reading

Action at last in the Tuam babies case

Action at last in the Tuam babies case

After the first outcry about the horrifying discovery of a mass grave of infants and young children in Co Galway, a strange silence has descended about the whole affair. Talk of a commission into mother-and-baby homes all over Ireland, as well as the one in Tuam, and who should head it was no longer heard and there were no more articles in the world press on the topic. Continue reading

We were wrong

The editorial team of Tinteán sincerely apologises for the distress caused to Ms. Alison O’Reilly by the unwitting publication of wrong information in the article ‘Action at last in the Tuam babies case’ originally posted on 06/11/2014. We withdrew the article from our website immediately we were informed of the inaccuracy in the article. It … Continue reading