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Growing dilemmas surround Ian Paisley

WHEN Theresa May and Arlene Foster met in Co Fermanagh yesterday to consider the Brexit crisis, it would be intriguing to know how much time they also spent privately discussing the difficulties facing Ian Paisley.

Huge tragedy at Malin Head

The deaths of Gerry Doherty, who was in his 60s, and 16-year-old Thomas Weir, when their fishing boat capsized off the Co Donegal coast, represented a tragedy of enormous proportions.

Damaging report into Ian Paisley a resignation matter

While there is considerable cynicism about politicians generally, the fact is that we are entitled to expect those elected to public office to observe high standards, to conduct themselves in a way that does not undermine the integrity of our democratic institutions.

Archaeological find of a lifetime in Co Meath

There can be no doubt that the discovery of a 5,000 year old megalithic tomb in Co Meath is of major importance and it is already being described by archaeologists as the `find of a lifetime.

Understanding Immaculate Conception helps resolve differences

The idea that original sin is/was a rebellion by a transcendental reaction in the beginning against God’s will that it should be good only caused its fall into finite space-time, a distortion of true reality, can be developed logically so as to resolve certain key differences between the different branches of Christianity.

Relief over Sean Cox's recovery

There will be enormous relief that Sean Cox (53), a father of three from Dunboyne in Co Meath, has at last regained consciousness, almost three months after he suffered a brutal assault while attending a Champions League game in Liverpool.

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