Sir,—D.R. O’Connor Lysaght (HI 23.6, Nov./Dec. 2015, letters) somewhat misses the point of my Platform piece (HI 23.5, Sept./Oct. 2105). It was not ‘a critique of the Easter Rising’ but […]

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Sir,—Dennis Kennedy, in casting a cold eye (HI 23.5, Sept./Oct. 2015, Platform, pp 10–11) on celebrating the centennial of 1916, asks: ‘But how does a country, or a government, celebrate […]

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MINISTER HUMPHREYS ANNOUNCES A REFURBISHMENT PROGRAMME, BUT FUNDING FOR STAFFING AND DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS IS STILL INADEQUATE By Felix M. Larkin As a long-time critic of the neglect of the National […]

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By Darren Doyle It’s a cool Saturday morning in October. It’s just before sunrise and the mist is sitting lightly on the hills. Most people are warm and snug in […]

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By Tony Canavan The general election can’t be too far off, as it looks like Fine Gael is selling off its heirlooms to help pay for it. Recently an original […]

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