Spreading rumours only tip of dirty tricks iceberg

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column with Dara Bradley Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the dirtiest trickster of them all? Dirty tricks are part and parcel of...

“Adley, you horrrrrrrible vile little wretch!”

I can still feel the fear. Terror might be a more appropriate word. It’s September 1974, and I’m sitting in the back row of my classroom, two in from the window. ...

Chasing an elusive county senior medal with Mullagh

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon MULLAGH captain Therese Manton remembers those days, when after an All-Ireland senior camogie defeat with Galway, she had to force herself out from under the duvet, dust down the...

Gerald strikes gold in United Arab Emirates

City Lives - Denise McNamara meets Gerald Lawless, manager of Dubai’s famous ‘seven-star’ Burj Al Arab Hotel He may run 22 of the swishest hotels on the planet and be responsible for 13,000 staff,...

Unseasonal budget a relative success – if still something of a shot in the...

Political World with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com It's the middle of October and we should be thinking of leaves turning brown and the season of mellow mistfulness as the clocks go back at the...

Is it where you’re born that makes you Irish?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell The Arsenal midfielder Jack Wiltshire may not be internationally recognised as one of life’s great philosophers, but his recent insistence that only English-born footballers should be entitled to...


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