Yesterday was a solemn and emotional day in Ireland and across the world as those from all backgrounds marked the centenary of the armistice which took effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month and brought an end to the First World War.
In response to Sean Taggart (October 30), I must tell him that having researched the incident at Knock for many years I have long since arrived at the inescapable conclusion that a Church in deep crisis resorted to the lowest levels of deceit and trickery to dupe and fool its followers – and restore its shattered reputation and diminished authority among the local community.
We continue to hear of people getting death threats in Northern Ireland. It has been a persistent factor affecting a large number of people during Northern Ireland’s history and is not the hallmark of a civilised society
THERE are distressing things most of us try not to think about, possibly because they are too upsetting or don’t particularly affect us. Until we realise that they do. They affect us all, whether just as citizens of this region, this island, the world in general.