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Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Opinion: Croke Park war plane stunt betrayed the history of the GAA
# War Planes
# War Planes

Opinion: Croke Park war plane stunt betrayed the history of the GAA

Sep 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 198 Views 191 Comments

The fly-past of two US war planes was no doubt great entertainment for many, but it also trivialises the brutal machinery of war.

Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Column: Peacemakers like Margaretta D’Arcy uphold the greater moral law
# Civil Disobedience
# Civil Disobedience

Column: Peacemakers like Margaretta D’Arcy uphold the greater moral law

Jan 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 77 Views 166 Comments

Margaretta, in her peaceful act of civil disobedience, was seeking to highlight our own government’s failure to uphold both Irish and international law. We should applaud her courage, writes Joe Murray.

Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Column: ‘I attended Nelson Mandela’s inauguration in 1994 and he will be missed’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘I attended Nelson Mandela’s inauguration in 1994 and he will be missed’

Dec 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 343 Views 7 Comments

The obscenity of the apartheid system was brought home to me when Bishop Desmond Tutu visited Ireland in 1984 and he shared his stories, writes Joe Murray, who says the world has lost a unique leader.