BEAR FLIES HIGH, by Michael Rosen and Adrian Reynolds (Bloomsbury; €8.80 with CD), is a seaside escapade featuring big, jolly Bear. As he dances along the sand, he meets four youngsters who invite him to the fairground. The large, sunny-coloured spreads and jaunty, repetitive rhymes are perfect for toddlers.
Sat, 24 Jul, 2010
WITH reference to Fr Con McGillicuddy’s letter (‘Churchmen castigated for not being perfect’, March 30), I feel it would be impossible to operate the legal and criminal justice systems if there was a requirement that all its administrators had to be “without sin”.
Fri, 02 Apr, 2010
THE recent pronouncements by Archbishop Neill and Bishop Colton regarding the level of State subvention to Protestant schools give a rare example of the Church of Ireland sticking its head above the level of the defensive parapet, which has been rigidly in place since 1922.
Mon, 09 Nov, 2009
WITH reference to Marie Collins’s letter (‘Church’s new child safety guidelines challenged’, March 3), it really is hard to believe people are still in doubt as to the correct procedures to be followed in suspected cases of clerical child abuse.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2009
WHILE we are fully justified in criticising the Government for its handling of the financial crisis and being less than reassured by the “dazzled rabbit” demeanour of our finance minister, the fact remains there are no obvious messiahs in waiting in the political orfinancial communities.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2009
THE extensive correspondence on war and remembrance in your letters columns shows the subject is still controversial. It is amazing that huge numbers of ordinary people can be incited to sacrifice their lives in causes inaccurately labelled ‘patriotic’.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2008
WITH reference to your report on the sale of rosary beads in the souvenir shop at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin (January 23), these items are not commonly used in Anglican worship here and I would have thought there was already a sufficient number of other outlets available in the capital.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2008