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Julian Assange and the criminalisation of journalism

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“Journalism is a crime”. That thought came to mind as Insider watched the Israelis destroying the tower building in Gaza which housed the international news agencies.

An address to mark the beginning of the end

We haven’t been a gather ‘round the wireless, shut all the doors, hush all the children sort of generation. Most of us haven’t been spoken to from lecterns since we left education, but for the past year we have stopped all the clocks and given a juicy bone to the dog on many occasions, right from that time when Mr Varadkar Went To Washington and addressed us in a dawn darkness while most of us were due to be on our elevenses. From that moment on, the country has been twisted this way and that for more announcements, briefings, warnings, tellings-off, back-pats and aren’t-ye-greats all delivered and signed to us in front of official green backdrops that will forever in our minds become the shade of Covid.

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Fashion creativity of students an imaginative vision as valiant Ireland suffer loss in Wales

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US inauguration affords sense of hope as Connacht succumb in PRO14 encounter

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Dare we see a spark of hope amid the gloom that is 2021 so far?

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Looking back 12 months at Insider’s preview of 2020, the danger of making even short-term predictions is starkly illustrated! The upcoming General Election, a post-Brexit trade deal, and the ongoing housing crisis were cited as the issues likely to dominate the political year; as it turned out, all featured but there was not one word about the issue that dominated the year - Covid-19.

Blatant disregard for democracy in the US as alternate Leaving Cert plans must be forged

Before I begin to talk and write about anything else, I simply have to refer to that dark Wednesday last week when, in Washington, Congress was stormed by rebels shouting that Donald Trump had won the election, waving flags, and being egged on by Trump himself, who said “Well done, I’ll be with you shortly.” And of course, he never was.

Inspiring Cambodian initiative devised by sisters as shop local spirit most prevalent

I hope some of you got to look at the wonderful games on TV over last weekend.

Nuasan launches new Active Bodycare Kit

Nuasan, an innovative range of natural bodycare products, formulated in the west of Ireland specifically for active people, has introduced its new Active Bodycare Kit, which is the ideal gift for ethically-minded, fitness fans this Christmas.


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