Maurice Neill

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Now Westlin’ Winds

IRELAND is among the worst nations at dragging its feet over climate change. Stormont is only now arguing about legislation...

In search of Hobson’s paradise

THE Republic’s hospitality trade is opening slowly, with some restrictions, and at long last we were able to enjoy a...

Shining a light on the Protestant spectrum

IT is a lazy stereotype to depict all northern Protestants as flag-waving, Orange bigots with a siege mentality and bonfires...

God, guns and government

IT is exactly 100 years since Northern Ireland first had its own government. In 2007, just before he left for...

The Riddle of Sands

ON the way home our school bus passed the high walls of the Convent of Mercy at Whiteabbey. Some sat...

War of the sharpened tongues

AS part of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 Northern Ireland’s Irish language enthusiasts were promised legislation and a commissioner...

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