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Colin McGann

February is a time to dispense with aspirations and return to reality

January is a time of resolutions and promises made by people from all walks of life and in all positions. It’s the start of a new year, and people are ambitious and excited. We...
Neil Farrell

Time to end the gender scaremongering, gender euphoria will make closets a thing of...

There is nothing more beautiful in this world than selfhood. Loving yourself is the first step to being healthy, sane and productive. I came out of the closet...

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...
Joe Ó Muircheartaigh

President Higgins straddled past and present in delivering a powerful message

LAST Monday week was a proud day for politics in Ireland, when you could say that the two houses of the Oireachtas went into special session to commemorate the 100th anniversary of...
Andrew Hamilton

An Irish solution won’t solve an Irish problem

IT’D be a grand little country if it wasn’t for the ISTAIP and all the rain. The ISTAIP? You know it, it’s the ultimate expression of our self-defeating, cute-hoor-ology, the Irish Solution...

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...
Colin McGann

Small talk revolves around health and the weather forecast

There is a certain level of responsibility that comes with working in the media. Be it national or local news, there is an onus on each and every outlet to report and...
Bishop Fintan Monahan

Taking a mid-January rain-check on our New Year Resolutions

At this point in the middle of January it may be the case that our new year resolutions have receded into the mists of time or perhaps not. It is hard to...

And Another Thing … Theresa May Hokey Pokeys

We all know how the song goes. You put your right foot in, you take your right foot out, you put your right foot in, and you shake it...
The Clare People

Today marks the coming of age of The Clare People

TODAY, The Clare People embarks on a new departure, a change of gear. It marks the launch of a redesigned newspaper which ushers in a raft of changes to what you will...