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Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Column: The small Wexford village forever affected by the deaths of three young women during WWII
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The small Wexford village forever affected by the deaths of three young women during WWII

Aug 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 33,455 Views 26 Comments

Amy Bracken looks at the bombing of Campile on 26 August 1940, one of the less-remembered bombings of Éire during the Second World War.

Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Column: Did you know Hitler had an Irish sister-in-law?
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# Opinion

Column: Did you know Hitler had an Irish sister-in-law?

Nov 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 893 Views 50 Comments

The one-time Bridget Hitler was born and raised in Dublin.

Sunday 29 June, 2014

Opinion: Adoption, illegitimate children and ‘the bogey of proselytism’ in Catholic Ireland
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# Adoption

Opinion: Adoption, illegitimate children and ‘the bogey of proselytism’ in Catholic Ireland

Jun 29th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,196 Views 59 Comments

The history of Ireland’s legal adoption battle is fraught with examples of church-state collusion, even after 1952 when legislation for it was finally enacted in Ireland.

Thursday 12 June, 2014

Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history

Jun 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 179 Views 24 Comments

Anne Frank never lived to tell her tale but we can honour her memory, and that of all the murdered, by challenging anti-Semitism where we find it.

Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Column: Emigration is not all a sob story – it also has major benefits
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Emigration is not all a sob story – it also has major benefits

Oct 15th 2013, 1:20 PM 471 Views 79 Comments

While emigration can be sad, living abroad also exposes a person to new cultural challenges that can benefit them both as a person and as an employee, writes Amy Bracken.