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  • Courage and the Northern Troubles

    May 16, 2011 @ 11:28 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    It is reported that some people who displayed “courage” in denouncing the IRA during the recent Troubles were miffed because they weren’t invited to any of the events surrounding the current British royal visit.


  • Good news for Obama at last

    November 8, 2009 @ 1:59 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    After a rocky few months, at last a positive political development for US President Barack Obama with the approval of his healthcare legislation by the House of Representatives. Read this report that surfaced in my mailbox.


     Outlook is healthier for Barack and Michelle (Photograph by Cyril Byrne)


  • Rating the Presidents

    February 15, 2009 @ 9:37 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    This only just came to my attention although published a few months ago. It is a rating of all the US presidents in terms of best, worst, etc. It was a link on my AOL email homepage today. See what you think by clicking here.


  • 44

    January 20, 2009 @ 6:10 pm | by Harry McGee

    This time 16 years ago I was in Washington to see the inauguration of No 42, Bill Clinton.

    Like now, it was a freezing January in the city. I can remember all the contrasts. Clinton was a huge fan of the saxophone and could play it some.


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