Maurice Neill

Maurice's Blogs

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...

Fear and loathing in Carson Villas

UNIONISTS in Northern Ireland have retreated to the political ditch, again. The shades of Carson and Craig are abroad and...

Coming up in the world

THE United Nations’ Quality of Life Index ranks countries based on the life expectancy of citizens, access to education and...

Wet dreams and the unfinished revolution

ONE hundred years ago the Irish Revolution reached its bloody climax. In May 1921 a treaty gave the people of...

The loneliness of a long distance Christmas

MY wife sometimes accuses me of a ‘bah humbug’ attitude to the festive season but the truth is I enjoy...

In the shadow of Uncle Sam

THE Shakespearean drama that is the Presidential election in the United States reaches a climax on November 3 and will...

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