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The way is long but the end is near…

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...

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

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...

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

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

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...

In uncertain times, conspiracy theories sing a siren song

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...

“I live in hope that my baby Niall will know I’m...

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation Report was “an insult to the mothers”, and a further denial of justice, one survivor tells...

For survivors, disrespect has become the insult added to unimaginable injury

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation dissolves on Friday, but its final report cannot be allowed to stand as the State’s final...

Let’s postpone Paddy’s Day till September

With all respect to the man he served for eight years as vice president, there’s no-one as Irish as Joe Biden. The Covid-19 pandemic...

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