Porridge, RTE, the Travellers …
He was the new face of Fine Gael, a man who would remove the word Blue Shirt from Irish politics. Then came the whistleblower …
Brexit creeps closer Comment by Sean Farrell ‘When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight it concentrates his mind wonderfully.’ The Brexit Endgame is approaching, with prospects all round ranging from unpalatable to disastrous so Dr Johnson’s remark seems appropriate, certainly in Ireland’s case. Boris Johnson (no relation of Dr Samuel) …
Mary Ann McMaster came to Australia under the Earl Grey Scheme.
She decided where her daughter should go to school. She did not tell the child’s father.
It is easy today to forget the extreme ways that nineteenth-century British society divided along sectarian lines.
You won’t have any trouble getting into the swing of things, because the killings and mayhem start early….
Some news from the footy field, and from curriculum policy makers.
A Tribute to Fr Michael O’Sullivan.
Essays on modern Irish life by an Irish controversialist, John Waters