Written by Scottish-born folk singer Eric Bogle, the song describes the futility and horror of war through the personal experiences of the song’s character. In stripping away melody the words alone are left to convey the bleak vistas and raw emotion of the story.
Author: Frank McGrath
Should St. Sheelagh be our patron saint of Covid-19? Terrifying and destructive yet the embodiment of fertility and the maternal instinct in addition to being the queen of territorial sovereignty she has all the qualities of the Coronavirus crisis and it’s necessary isolationist management.
Recently there has been a worrying growth in active and headline-grabbing intolerance towards asylum seekers. Pressure groups are increasing efforts to build social and political walls around our communities and country. Globalisation has reduced continents to parishes and a worldwide bout of parochialism has taken hold.
Most tinnitus sufferers have the common experience of being told “there is no cure for tinnitus.” However, life changing help is available for tinnitus victims and this article explains how and why it works.
Since 2006 when our hospital A&E’s were determined by the then Minister for Health, Mary Harney, to be in a “state of emergency”, almost 4,000 sick people in A&E have been killed. The deaths are due solely to delays, neglect and inhumane treatment while awaiting necessary medical intervention.