In his painting Departure, Pádraic Reany depicts an apocalyptic human procession trudging across a blighted and bloodied potato field, the emaciated dead lying beneath the feet of the mourners, the […]

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Across 1 George Coppinger ———, Irish architect noted for his work on churches and cathedrals (6). 5 Sixth-century British cleric and author of De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae (6). 10 […]

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The picturesque village of Talbot’s Inch stands on the west bank of the River Nore in the northern suburbs of Kilkenny City. Contemporary accounts described Talbot’s Inch as a ‘garden […]

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‘Christ did not come down from the cross’ was the late Pope John Paul II’s response when questions were raised about his failing health and painfully obvious public suffering in […]

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The passing of the 1967 Abortion Act that legalised abortion in the United Kingdom (excluding Northern Ireland) was a source of controversy in the Irish Republic, where access to contraception […]

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