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  • Roman Polanski and the Ryan Report

    September 29, 2009 @ 10:09 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    Somebody please explain what is the difference between Roman Polanski and the sex abusers, clerical and otherwise, who have been the subject of the Ryan Report as well as innumerable court cases and other investigations in this country and elsewhere over recent years?


                             Roman Polanski: under arrest


  • Solitary Courage of a Hero of Our Time

    June 19, 2009 @ 2:23 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    If you haven’t already done so, please read today’s column in The Irish  Times by John Waters (click here). It concerns a hero of our time, Dr Cyril Daly, who was a lone voice against corporal punishment in schools way back in the 1960s. 


    Columnist John Waters (Photograph by Frank Miller)


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