Coalition Government tasked with numerous challenges as public advised not to holiday abroad

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

Well, Alleluia Alleluia, Hurrah Hurrah – we have a Government!

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Death of Detective Garda unites nation in grief as schools restart date still unknown

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

What a sad story we’ve all had to think about in the last few days, following the terrible murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan of Charlestown whilst on duty in Castlerea.

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Government coalition formation sealed as historical Athlone tome published

Thu, Jun 18, 2020

Well, it looks like we’ve come to the end of the road at the moment of the negotiations between Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and the Green Party.

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Air of liberation lingers as plans for an autumn return to education remain unknown

Thu, Jun 11, 2020

Welcome to Liberation Day on Monday of this week! As you all know by now, many areas of life have opened up that were not due to open up until later, particularly shops, other retail outlets and so on.

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Blissful celebratory family reunion as continuous sunshine lifts the summer spirit

Thu, Jun 04, 2020

It is so good to be able to get into the car and drive off somewhere, even a few miles, look at the River Shannon and think long thoughts.

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Focus on a return to primary school education as Government formation talks persist

Thu, May 21, 2020

I want to especially say hello and Godspeed to people who, like myself, have come out of lockdown and who are experiencing the bit of freedom, small as it is, which we have now got.

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Detailed roadmap to lockdown exit unveiled as nation mourns passing of renowned poet

Thu, May 07, 2020

Well, lockdown is over. When I have finished compiling this piece, I am going out my front door for the first time in over five weeks.

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Coronavirus caution still very much en vogue as Government talks make minute progress

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

So we’re another week further on, heading towards May 5. However, in the last seven days, the Taoiseach, Simon Harris and various other people, some political, some scientific, have begun to say that there is no certainty at all that we will open up any area of life come next Tuesday, May 5.

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Counting blessings during the lockdown

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

Hello to all the Advertiser readers.

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Pandemic puts paid to talk of Brexit

Thu, Apr 16, 2020

Hello to all the readers of this fine newspaper, which has kept going despite the difficulties we are all encountering.

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Lack of daily human interaction persists as COVID-19 maintains a grip on the nation

Thu, Apr 09, 2020

I hope that you are continuing to get this great paper every week, living as we all are in this never-never land of coronavirus.

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Enhanced restrictive public health measures implemented as family embraces sadly missed

Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Since we last spoke, we have all been living through this never-never land of coronavirus.

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