The daring raid of The Upnor by the IRA

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By Pauline MurphyOne of the greatest military coups in Irish history occurred on the waters of Cork Harbour just over 100 years ago when...

Alissa’s Eco-advice – Supermarket anxiety

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By Alissa MacMillanEco-investigator and New Jersey native, Alissa MacMillan, seeks to find answers to your everyday questions about tough decisions we all face, when...

The way is long but the end is near…

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Join me for a pint, hopefully not so far in the future, as you step in from the night air, past the smokers at...

Is going to Mass really so important, if it means you...

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Despite the high-blown rhetoric of some on the Catholic right and the populist fringes of political life, presumably nobody actually wishes to reunite the...

Credit where it’s due: Disabilities Minister did the right thing

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It’s a story in itself that it was quite shocking last week to see a minister stand up to her officials, but Minister of...

Why would you want to shake the hand of a sex...

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Character references and courtroom displays of support for convicted sex offenders are worthless, and serve no other purpose than to re-traumatise victims.They queued up...

Banished women: There is another history of Ireland

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There is another history of Ireland. Through their work, one group of historians has set a challenge to every parish in the land to...

Six mentions of Glanworth

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Spanning 1,500 years of Irish life, and containing almost 11,000 biographies, the Dictionary of Irish Biography is now available free online.If all politics...

Flying the flag with the Falcon and the Winter Soldier

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The next chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe begins on Friday on Disney+, promising for fans a must-see action-adventure serial.When last we saw Sam...

In uncertain times, conspiracy theories sing a siren song

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For a year now Covid-19 has shown us how fragile our daily reality is, and some of us are finding comfort in conspiracy theories...

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