Conall ÓFatharta’s report, Irish Examiner Aug 25, on the very high infant deaths at Bessborough House in the 1940s is not merely stale news but also absurdly unbalanced as it omits crucial facts. The principal blame lay with the state regulators, not the nuns – and certainly not with religion or the Catholic Church.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
CELEBRITIES were getting a sneak preview of this year’s Chelsea Flower Show yesterday as exhibitors unveiled displays with features ranging from giant lock gates to a section of wrought iron bridge and a swimming pool with submerged bar seats.
Tue, 25 May, 2010
OWING to the endemic nature of TB in cattle, farmers are required in the public interest to endure annual herd tests together with random spot checks. Animals are immediately culled on the basis of suspicion alone, irrespective of past merit or service.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2008