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August 1, 2020
August 8, 2020

John Hume

John Hume                             Word on the Week                              8th August 2020. The death of John Hume this week produced an outpouring of gratitude the like of which he never experienced in his lifetime!   The Nobel Laureate and former Social Democrats leader was one of the architects of the North’s peace process and the 1998 Belfast Agreement.   He […]

August 1, 2020

Religious Ceremonies during Covid

Religious Ceremonies during Covid        Word on the Week            1st August 2020. Eid-al-Adha in Croke Park.   A celebration of Islam on the revered turf.   The age of inclusion has arrived almost without warning!    The Muslim “festival of sacrifice” was a bloodless one last Friday at least any sacrificing was done outside the park. The festival […]