Selling Murder to the Rubes

On the 7th of March the Irish Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that the unborn child has no constitutional rights beyond the right to life contained in the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution. The Irish Independent reported that “…the seven member court unanimously rejected a High Court ruling which found the unborn had…

In My Father’s Time

My Father was just seven months old when the Titanic was lost.  He was three when the First World War began, twelve when he watched the British army soldiers march through Saggart on their way to the North Wall and eighteen when the Stock Market crashed inaugurating what came to be known as the great…