Before the start of yesterday’s North Kerry SFC final, Raymond McGibney of the Irish Defence Forces stood underneath the tricolour and read out the 1916 proclamation. The Ballydonoghue rising, joint-manager Denis Lynch would tell us afterwards, was five years in the making and ended with a first divisional title in almost a quarter of a century.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016
LAST Friday, Deputy Paul Gogarty of the Green party was heard in the Dáil attempting to persuade Labour’s Deputy Emmet Stagg — and the country at large — of the sincerity of his conviction that inflicting savage cuts on those who cannot afford them might be wrong but it was necessary. Deputy Stagg evidently had some understandable difficulty with the contradiction in Deputy Gogarty’s assertion.
Wed, 16 Dec, 2009