Sunday, February 5, 2023
Johnny Foley I’M NOT usually one for writing music profiles. I mainly devote my attention to things that I tend to talk about more often on an everyday basis—films, the latest TV series or football-related issues. While trawling through YouTube...
Johnny Foley IT'S probably fair enough to suggest that over the last five years or so—and particularly during these prolonged periods of ongoing lockdown—our reliance on visual entertainment has sky-rocketed; on a par with that of the 1980s and 1990s.  Mind...
Johnny Foley IN A season that promised so much—hopes of another domestic domination and with the champagne cooling on ice for the unprecedented ‘10-in-a-row’ parties—very little was harvested. Across the city, Rangers have undoubtedly improved, but there is still a potent...
Jane McCullochBEANNACHTAÍ na Féile Pádraig oraibh go léir. This St Patrick’s Day, our emergence from the pandemic with a sense of hope and new beginning is muted by events unfolding across Europe.As President Higgins stated at the...
STEPHEN COLBERT looks at the decision to prosecute Soldier F who was involved in the Bloody Sunday killings When it was announced by the British Prosecution Service that—originally—only one former British soldier would be charged with the killings of civil rights demonstrators...
Davy Rispin FOLLOWING the latest communication from the GAA a couple of weeks ago, we now know that it will be Easter at the earliest before training can resume for teams all over the country—both for clubs and county. That...
Mairi Hughes WITH ongoing restrictions on our daily movements across the country and across the world, mass gatherings feel like a very distant memory. Nightclubs have closed their doors, gigs have been called off, even public worship has been restricted. However,...
Mairi Hughes AS A screen time report pops up on my phone telling me I have spent 35 per cent more time on my screen than last week, I remembered that last week’s report told me I had spent 22...
Paddy CallaghanHUNDREDS of thousands of music lovers are set to descend on the modest town of Mullingar in County Westmeath this month for the biggest celebration of Irish culture in the world. Amongst them will be hundreds...
Mark Hanniffy IN EARLY July—after more than three years in the role—I will conclude my assignment as Ireland’s Consul General in Scotland. It has been a real privilege to have had the opportunity to serve in this post, to represent...
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