Sunday 23 April 2017
Letters to the Editor
Seeking connections to Ashe
Category: Letters to the Editor Posted on 30 Mar 2017 by Louise Cashell
Seeking connections to Ashe Dear Madam, My name is Gabriel Doherty, I am lecturer in the School of History, University College Cork, and I am writing in relation to the forthcoming centenary of the death of the famous patriot Thomas Ashe. Thomas Ashe was one of the most prominent, and popular, members of the revolutionary generation in modern Irish history (c1912-23). A native Irish speaker and language activist, an enthusiastic (and apparently...read more...
Trump’s Executive Order is ‘gross violation’ of international human rights
Category: Letters to the Editor Posted on 02 Feb 2017 by Brian HayesCurtin
Trump’s Executive Order is ‘gross violation’ of international human rights Dear Editor, President Trump’s Executive Order adopting a targeted ban on refugees and migrants from certain countries should be strongly and categorically condemned by the Irish Government. This Executive Order is a barely concealed attempt to discriminate on nationality and religious grounds, itself a gross violation of freely accepted international human rights...read more...
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