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Monday, November 12, 2018

Leftfield with Joe O’Muircheartaigh

IN our politicians we trust – at least until the next election do we part, if we so wish. We put them in there; we...

Leftfield

JOSEPH O’Connor played his part in President Michael D Higgins’ ‘Glaoch’ initiative at the weekend when his specially commissioned radio essay about Ireland was...

Leftfield with Joe O’Muircheartaigh

MANY years ago I interviewed a man from Fanore with the surname of O’Driscoll about his life and times at war. His war was...

Iarnród Éireann owe passengers at Ennis Train Station a duty of care

IT MUST be said that the staff do what they can and are obliging and professional in every way and have a duty of...

Have our politicians lost touch with life beyond the Naas dual-carriageway?

OFF we traipsed, or in this case trained to Dublin to hear the big announcement about the futures of both Shannon Airport and Shannon...

Shannon Peace Camp – gone but not forgotten

HARD to believe it’s a decade ago, but the recent cold snap of weather certainly brought it all back home. Remember January 2003, when Dubya...

“I’LL show you my statistic if you show me yours.”

“I’LL show you my statistic if you show me yours.” Simon Coveney is in for a treat this year. The Minister for Agriculture has unwittingly...

Leftfield

DOWN the years – it’s been fiche bliain ag fás now – being on the journalistic beat across this great Banner County, there’s a...

Leftfield : ST BRIGID’S HOME LAUNDRY, ENNIS

A FEW years back, there was a debate on Clare FM’s ‘Morning Focus’ programme on the many incidents of abuse that were institutionalised and...