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The Time for Talk is Over, Now is the Time for Change

My life is in the hands of politicians who will never be affected as drastically by the impacts of climate change as I will be.

And Another Thing … Coffee Culture

THE price of takeaway coffee has gone up again and will continue to do so but has Irish society changed so much that we don’t have time to...
Andrew Hamilton

Can We Still Save Irish Farming?

There are pensioners all over the county pushing their bodies to the limits to keep cattle fed and fields tended because they cannot bare to let the land go idle. Is there a future for farming in Clare? Can we escape the Farmageddon?

And Another Thing … McIlroy’s Small Decision Made Big

ON a golf course in Mexico on Sunday, Rory McIlroy found himself in a tricky spot. His ball was flush behind a tree. The referee ruled that McIlroy...

A Culturally Catholic Era

Are we now living in a Post-Catholic Ireland?Ireland was once regarded as The Island of Saints and Scholars. Irish influence in terms of sharing and celebrating faith, education...

And Another Thing … What is a skellakybooky?

If you’re not careful, you could spend the whole weekend worrying. Brexit driving off the cliffs, the children’s hospital there to meet you at the bottom, Donald Trump...

And Another Thing … Australian Bee for Taoiseach?

So, our beloved Taoiseach has been told he has the metabolic age of 53, over a decade above his actual age. Maybe by the time he actually reaches...

And Another Thing … Forecast Predicts Breakfast on the Bus

SORRY Tony, but science doesn’t agree. Breakfast is not, in fact, ‘Grrreeeaat’. Word spread from the Land Down Under last week that cast doubt on centuries of conventional...

And Another Thing … A Tasteless Bowl of Ready Brexit

Once upon a time, Theresa Goldilocks decided to cook a very special breakfast for the three bears. Obese as they had become, after gouging themselves silly on...

And Another Thing … Where is Science Taking Us?

SCIENTISTS are known for making bold and dramatic predictions about the future. If we were led to believe them, the world would be taken over by robots by...