The funerals of three women yesterday provided an insight into the scale of the loss suffered by the community in south Donegal and the many lives devastated by Friday's horrific three-vehicle crash on the N2 near Ardee, Co Louth.
Harry Stephenson (July 18) seems a little confused about the history of consultations with the Republic’s electorate about the EU. From 1972 to date, there have been nine referendums, the latest in 2013.
As our politicians, north and south, leave us in peace for a few months and a welcome summer silence falls gently across the island, it might be a good time to reflect on the state of Ireland and its two Irish states.
THE much-discussed deal between the Conservatives and the DUP was supposed to last for a full five-year parliamentary term but has actually managed to run into considerable trouble within rather less than five weeks.
Emma Little-Pengelly may be ‘a new girl’ to the political stage but she should know better than to attempt to defend the lowest common denominators in our society – the hate mongers who haven’t a political aspiration in their heads other than to demonise those who dare to claim they are Irish/ nationalist and have aspirations to a United Ireland.