Lest we forget

By John Madden & David Jo Murphy   By now, we have all heard of the horrors of the Tuam case where, when the news first broke we were told of “significant quantities” of human remains being discovered at the site of a former mother and baby home in Tuam, County Galway. This unsettling news…

Paddy Dear

Finbar Furey Album Review – by Paddy Slattery As a lifelong fan of Finbar’s music, you would think that writing a review of his latest album ‘Paddy Dear’ would have come very easy. You would expect the compliments to gush freely from my fingertips to my keyboard, and in truth, there is an urge to…

Doing What She’s Always Wanted to do…We Present Ms Maureen Ward; Independent Woman, Human Rights Activist and Proud Irish Traveller.

By Miriam Kerins “Ethnicity will mean the world to me. All through the years Travellers have been given tags by others and this is the one tag we want to give ourselves; and I for one welcome it.” Prolific words from a human rights activist, independent woman and proud Traveller Maureen Ward, a lady who…