The ‘Sindo’ and Themselves Alone– By Patricia MacBride

Dr Ciara Kelly’s article in the Sunday Independent on 16th June: “Don’t let the old Diaspora shape our Ireland” starts from the premise that “our Ireland” is constructed entirely of Irish-born citizens resident in the 26 counties of the Republic of Ireland. The Sindo’s article is certainly brimming with  a sense of birthright, but only the birthright…

The necessity of remembering

    “Remembering is a noble and necessary act” says Nobel Laureate Elie Weisel: those are words we have taken to heart in this community; words that we practice every day. Brian Rowan’s piece on Eamonnmallie.com commends to us the quiet acts of remembrance and contemplation and I agree that remembering quietly and privately doesn’t…