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Irish Special Forces (the Army Ranger Wing) operated in Western-occupied Afghanistan under NATO command, it was revealed last month, thanks to TD Clare Daly’s parliamentary question. The story received no media coverage. The operational purpose of these troops was not revealed. However, like Special Forces the world over, it was not pencils they were sharpening.
Fifty years on from his execution by Bolivian Special Forces and the CIA, Che Guevara remains an icon, and inspiration, and a contested and controversial figure, and he will be the subject of a public talk in Galway.
Former CIA analyst and advisor to successive US presidents, Ray McGovern, will be in Galway this weekend to give a public lecture on the growing threat of nuclear war under the Trump presidency.
A leading academic from Barna stated yesterday that the legal processes at Guantánamo Bay are unfair and that human rights are being denied those who are being detained there.
We have certainly been spoilt for choice when it comes to aphorisms that sum up the challenges for contemporary politics, particularly when it comes to the role of the media.
Insider thought she lived on an island called Ireland and in a state called the Republic of Ireland. However, Insider recently realised she is wrong. According to The Marian Finucane Show, His Excellency John Bruton, and sundry officially sanctioned happenings - from Enda Kenny's Brexit gas-passing shop to events celebrating Irish classical composers - Insider now realises she in fact lives on an island called Island.
JUSTIN CONBOY, the Salthill based writer, whose debut novel Code Thief was published in May, will read at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in the Galway City Library on Thursday July 14 at 6.30pm.
CODE THIEF, the debut novel by Galwayman Justin Conboy, about a hacker, a CIA agent, and the development of a super-virus to end the Iranian Nuclear Program, will be launched in Charlie Byrne's Bookshop tomorrow at 6.30pm.