I was struck by an article in The Avondhu by Donal O’Keeffe (30.05.17), ‘If abortion really is murder, why no “pro-life” pickets at ports and airports’. I believe it conveyed a rather poor and misleading impression of pro-life people...

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Is dócha go bhfuil tuairmí dóchasacha mar sin ag druidim isteach is amach in aigne na bpolaiteoiri faoi láthair agus iad ag siúl na sráideanna, bóithre, bóithríní ag gríosadh an phobail maidir lena roghanna vótála ar an Aoine seo....
The Twomeys’ last memory before the fatal moment might have been the sound of sirens and the flashing of police-car lights. Then 26-year-old Marek’s car hurtled onto the wrong side of the dual carriageway, and crashed headlong into them...
There seemed to be a suicide-victim’s funeral Mass every day of the week in mid-April – and this was ‘getting to’ local priest Father Paddy Byrne. The element of tragedy for the Portlaoise region and surrounding areas was bad...

Draíocht na gréine

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“Bhí an ghrian ag brath ar dhul faoi agus narbh álainn mar a d’fhág sí slán ag na fathaigh mhóra sléibhe sula ndeachaigh sí chun suain. Chuir sí na milte binn ar dhearglasadh. Rinne sí ór lonrach den charraig ar...

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Is é an bóthar mór an cóngar Tá ciall doimhin ag baint leis an tseanfhocal sin, dár liomsa ach ina lán slite san lá atá inniu ann, níl cead againn an bóthar mór a thógaint agus níl aon dul as...
To have captured on camera Health Minister Leo Varadkar and Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin positively beaming at one another – and on the day of the marriage referendum count – was a photographic scoop which no daily paper was...
We have heard stories of children being bullied online – in the exceptional case, with even tragic consequences. In the great majority of cases, the result was due exclusively to the aggressive intent of the bullies. But could there not...

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