Maurice Neill

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The Wicked Month

AUGUST is a wicked month, according to Edna O’Brien. The Irish summer comes to a sultry climax with a host...

No petty people

THE Irish Republic is cautiously commemorating the revolutionary period of 1916-1922. It is a painful subject which has the potential...

Going to the dogs for generations

THE sports pages tell me greyhound racing will now start at 8.15am in Ireland to facilitate online gamblers in Britain....

Facing the root of all evil

Facing the root of all evil THE Bank of England may put the face of Mrs Thatcher on its new...

Lloyd-George and my bus pass

I’LL be 60 years this month. Age wearies me and the years condemn but there is always the bus pass...

A Profession, a Trade and a Disease.

THERE has long been debate in academic circles about whether journalism is a trade or a profession. My heroes Hugh...