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The Madman Doctrine of negotiation has never worked, and it won’t work for the Brexiteers either. In April 1971, with peace talks with North Vietnam stalled, US president Richard Nixon told his national security advisor Henry Kissinger to...
Donald Trump endorsing QAnon is hardly a surprise, given that his political career was founded on a racist conspiracy theory. When Voltaire was on his deathbed, the story goes, an attending priest asked him if he renounced the...
Last month Taoiseach Micheál Martin committed to addressing a spate of sexual assaults against homeless people on the streets of Cork. The woman who secured that commitment, Lavinia Kerwick, is someone who has already changed Ireland for the better.
Those of us who have lost loved ones in this time of Covid-19 have been denied the solace of a traditional Irish funeral, and deserve so much more than the shabby disrespect of those who make the rules and...
In Cork, asylum seekers are terrified of Coronavirus as new residents arrive at the Glenvera Direct Provision Centre without having to quarantine. In Dublin, at taxpayers’ expense, officials from the Department of Justice spend their days monitoring the Twitter...
Cork Penny Dinners co-ordinator Catriona Twomey has spoken out against sexual assaults against homeless people on the streets of Cork City, something she says is a regular occurrence hidden in plain sight. “Women are being raped on the...
The notion that the Irish were America’s first slaves is a lie beloved of Donald Trump’s white supremacist supporters, and it was born in part in the heart of The Avondhu area. Last week saw over 60 senior Irish-American leaders...
The Papal Nuncio says the Vatican supports giving the Tuam Babies a Christian burial. Fair play. Will Pope Francis be getting out his chequebook? Two weeks ago, the New York Times reported: “The Vatican has indicated its support for a...

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