HE was the son of an impoverished Clare farmer. He died penniless. Yet he left a rich legacy. He was Michael Cusack.
The fallout from the Murphy report resulted in the resignation of four bishops. The church’s response will be vital.
Nearly 3,000 people perished in the Twin Towers atrocity. Amidst the pain there are inspiring stories of survival.
“In recent years, missionaries have encountered accusations of cultural arrogance and collusion in colonial exploitation. Irish missionaries have not escaped censure.”
Newspaper editorials are usually weighty missives that sometimes influence public policy. However, arguably the most famous one ever was inspired by a child’s question.
The torrential rain of the last week ought to serve to educate us on the risks of ignoring the inevitability of climate change.