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December 2021
December 18, 2021

Making Merry

Making Merry                   Word on the Week          18th December 2021. “‘Tis the Season to be jolly” a line from the well-known Christmas Carol with a not so well known “Tiocfaidh ár lá” insertion got ex-president of Sinn Féin Gerry Adams into a spot of bother this week.   It was his own composition but it was the […]

December 11, 2021

Communication Chains

Communication Chains             Word on the Week          11th December 2021. Not the paper chains we make to decorate the house at Christmas but the metal chains that bind us.   To be in chains is such an emotive expression conjuring up visions of helplessness.   That is unless you were cut from the same cloth as the Apostle […]

December 4, 2021

The Long Walk

The Long Walk                Word on the Week                     4th December 2021. A picture of our President honouring a local fundraiser with the Distinguished Service Award was indicative of the fellow feeling that exists between the Irish and Native American people.   Doreen McPaul had raised money for the Navajo who are experiencing extreme hardship caused by the […]