Tag Archives: Republic of Ireland

There can be only One

The unkillable soldier http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-30685433 The image that comes to most people’s mind when they imagine veterans, is that of venerable old men (and increasingly women), sitting with their medals showing, usually in a quiet room. Generally they are alone… The … Continue reading

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‘Pro Publico Bono’

  Without getting into personal views on ANY side of the upcoming parliamentary debate in the Republic of Ireland, I think we can all agree on one thing; freedom of religious belief and expression should not interfere with the governance … Continue reading

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