Presidential Election 2011

The Presidential election of 2011 was unparalleled for its viciousness. Every candidate except Michael D. was given at least one slap. I however got it every single day of the week for six months with virtually every newspaper except the Sunday Independent under Anne Harris, and every radio and tv station going…

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The Laois man who was elected pope

Mon, May 6, 2013, 05:58 Sir, – Your former editor Conor Brady wrote a most interesting piece about “The Laois man who was elected pope” (An Irishman’s Diary, March 11th). I am delighted that he has unearthed and substantiated this story. I have known of it for some considerable time…

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David Norris being treated for cancer

Senator says illness related to viral hepatitis contracted from drinking tainted water in 1994 Wed, Jun 26, 2013, 09:32 Updated: Thu, Jun 27, 2013, 10:23 Senator David Norris has revealed he is suffering from cancer. In a statement this morning, the 68-year-old Independent Senator said he is undergoing treatment at…

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