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July 11, 2020
July 25, 2020

The Taking of Oaths

The Taking of Oaths             Word on the Week                          25th July 2020. The Government pledged this week to replace the taking of oaths in Courts with “a statement of truth”.    We wish them well with this new effort to extract the truth from the accused, witnesses and all who take the stand.    There has […]

July 18, 2020

Jack Charlton

Jack Charlton                         Word on the Week                          18th July 2020. The death of Jack Charlton at the end of last week brought back a flood of sporting memories from the glory days of Irish soccer.   Never was an Englishman so loved by an Irish sporting population which had grown up to dislike all things English.   […]

July 11, 2020

Lockdown Blues

Lockdown Blues                   Word on the Week                          11th July 2020. As the corona virus rages globally commercial demands put pressure on the leaders of countries.   Some would argue that the damage to the work-scene has created a financial cost that makes the medicine worse (i.e. the lockdown) than the disease!     Disharmony abounds as political considerations […]

July 4, 2020

Independence Day USA

Independence Day USA                  Word on the Week               4th July 2020. The concluding words of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg address have lost none of their impact… “that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”    […]