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Corbyn defeat will be used against the real Left in Ireland

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While voters in the Republic of Ireland go to the polls on February 8, it may be instructive for us to cast our minds back to December and the general election in Britain, as that contest contained a warning for the Irish Left that it would do well to heed.

Stormont Assembly finally resumes as candidates prepare to brew up a general election storm

Oh, so much to talk about, so much to discuss. So where do we begin?

Leave Britain to the Brexit fanatics, Ireland's future is with Europe

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The scene of the Sunday morning breakfast table in Biarritz at the beginning of the recent G7 summit was a sobering one for Irish viewers. President Donald Tump and prime minister Boris Johnson, leaders of the two countries that would traditionally be considered our main allies, egging each other on in pursuit of a hard Brexit that would be detrimental to this country.

Returning to ‘the small streets and fields of childhood’

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THIS SATURDAY sees the launch of fifty poems by Michael Gorman, published by Artisan House. It has been nearly 30 years since his last collection, 1991’s Up She Flew, and the arrival of this new work will be greatly welcomed by Michael's many admirers.

British Labour Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott to speak in Galway

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Diane Abbott, the British Labour MP and the Shadow Home Secretary, will be in Galway this weekend to give the keynote address at the 25th Annual Tom Johnson Summer School in NUI Galway, organised by Labour Youth.

Sex, death and Swiftian satire

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Sex and Death at Merlin Park Hospital is the arresting title of Kevin Higgins’ new collection of poetry, which is published by Salmon and will be launched on Saturday, June 14, at the House Hotel.

Pelosi reflects on Good Friday accord as An Post introduces welcome initiative

I hope you had a lovely Easter and that you and your family and friends had some time together.

Is there an Irish Jeremy Corbyn?

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Back in May 2018, the London Times ran a revealing story from Brussels with the following headline: “Fear of Jeremy Corbyn-led government prompts tough EU-line on Brexit”.

Hurling the game of the summer as Pope set for Croke Park visit

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Reflections on the past: The Good Friday Agreement

I am writing this column in the week of the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, signed in Belfast on April 10, 1998.

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