The death of Winnie Mandela, the anti-apartheid activist and ex-wife of revolutionary Nelson Mandela, does not seem to be causing much grief for her previous supporters (having listened to a Dunnes Stores worker, who had taken part in the South Africa produce boycott of 1984, on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland).
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
SPORT is political, sometimes deeply so. It is a conduit to our higher ambitions. It gives voice to our better angels and, unless corrupted, can distil principle more powerfully than any policy document drowning in caveats or derogations.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017
Only the ‘great and the good’, like Mary Robinson and Jimmy Carter, are considered useful in their later years. Everyone else is made obsolete at an age when they may have another 20 years or more to live, writes
Sat, 13 May, 2017