But first we pause for the new-look Angelus

By Donal O’Keeffe“It’s six o’clock on RTÉ1 and we go shortly to Bryan Dobson and Sharon Ní Bheoláin for the Six One News, but...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

March 16th - 22nd, 1917At Fermoy Sessions, Inspector Farrell, N.S.P.C.C., summoned William Ryan, labourer, residing near Kilworth, for cruelty to his child, aged nine...

The very least we can do is remember Cork’s Magdalene women

Last week I did something I’ve never done before.I lodged a planning objection.The development to which I objected is proposed for a dangerously-derelict property,...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

March 9th - 15th 1917Mr Coroner R. Rice, solr., held an inquest at the Military Hospital, Fermoy, into the circumstances of the death of...

Bouncy Castle Catholics have questions to answer too

Irish society was completely warped by the Catholic Church, writes Donal O’Keeffe. It’s time for a-la-carte Catholics to think about what they condone.The Catholic...

The only way Tuam Babies will get justice – send in...

It was all true. Every word. 796 babies, dumped in a septic tank in Tuam.Last Friday, the Mother and Baby Home Commission of Investigation...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

February 23rd - March 1st, 1917It was announced that a very beautiful illuminated address (a beautifully written and decorated scroll or parchment relating to the...

The Eighth Amendment was never really about abortion

The Eighth Amendment was never really about abortion.That might seem a strange thing to say in the only country in the democratic world...

Local news in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

February 16th-22nd, 1917Considerable disappointment was manifested at Fermoy when it was found that there were no potatoes in the Saturday market for sale although...

An Open Letter to Ryan Tubridy

An open letter to Ryan Tubridy from Donal O'KeeffeDear Ryan,I watched the Late Late Show the other night and was struck by your...

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