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‘Staycation’ is the word on the tip of many people’s tongues these days. An accelerated timetable for the reopening of pubs, restaurants and hotels, has meant that many Irish people are looking into the option of holidaying in the...
Like the portraits of Dev and Michael Collins, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael may as well hang together, because with Sinn Fein on the inexorable rise, they will most assuredly hang separately. In the end it was inevitable. By...
The principle of policing by consent is enshrined in Irish life, with every garda essentially a community garda. Men and women like Colm Horkan make Ireland a better place. A couple of weeks ago I witnessed something...
African-Americans are outraged at US President Donald Trump’s decision to hold his first post-lockdown election rally this weekend in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where 99 years ago some 300 black people were murdered in the racially motivated Tulsa massacre. “From...
If you think Ireland isn’t racist, ask an Irish person of colour. Ask an asylum seeker in direct provision. Ask a Traveller. On Thursday, following his own fine words against racism, the Taoiseach defended the direct provision system...
Even if you’ve figured out Donald Trump’s magic trick, chances are you’ll fall for it every time. “Strong evidence of MASSIVE voter fraud in many districts! China wants Beijing Biden – that’s why they...
We may return to normal, but for those of us who have lost loved ones nothing will ever be the same. Monday was a good day. For the first time in a very long time, the Department of...
Thirty years after Jim Henson’s death, Donal O’Keeffe remembers the creator of the Muppets. Apart from gentle piano accompaniment, there was pin-drop silence as Big Bird waddled up the aisle of Manhattan’s Cathedral of St John the Divine....

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