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Colm Herron's latest book published

Published 23.10.2014
Colm Herron, a Facts & Arts columnist, has just published a new book: The Wake (and what Jeremiah Did Next) This is the introduction to the book on Amazon: Colm Herron, one of Ireland’s most gifted storytellers, brings wry humour and acute...

Me, two books and two movies

Published 13.09.2014
The first time I fell in love was in the children’s section of Brooke Park library. I was eleven and she was ten and her name was Josephine and she had so many freckles on her face that she was a haze of delight. It didn’t take long for me to...

Papal Bull

Published 18.07.2014
I make it a year and four months since Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope. In the light of this I was interested to read that he (Pope Francis as he became) had his first interview with a female journalist just three weeks ago. Her...

The Israeli Occupation: Different Voices

Published 30.06.2014
Very recently I heard a young Israeli called Yehuda Shaul being interviewed on Radio Ulster. Yehuda is the co-founder of Breaking the Silence, an organization that aims to expose the harsh realities of the Occupation to fellow Israelis. His...

The Novelist as Extremist: Francis Stuart’s Black List Section H

Published 02.06.2014
In 1961 a great Irish writer called Francis Stuart wrote a novel the like of which had not been seen before. It was entitled Black List Section H and it didn’t find a publisher for eight years because Stuart had been banished from the literary...

The Fire Next Time

Published 16.05.2014
Who said these words? “You just don’t invade another country on a phony pretext in order to assert your interests.” Was it Ambassador Joseph Wilson, former U.S. chargé d'affaires in Baghdad, who resigned from the Foreign Service in 2003...