Recent passings in Ireland and Irish America. ℘℘℘ Peter Barry 1928 – 2016 Former Fine Gael leader, tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Peter Barry died in August at his home in Cork city. He was 88. Barry was an instrumental figure in the establishment of the 1985 Anglo-Irish agreement, a treaty which contributed toRead more..
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Long written off by the music industry, Shane MacGowan’s new single “Road to Paradise” has the critics buzzing. Richard Purden reports. ℘℘℘ The behemoth of Irish music has repeatedly proven that, despite years of rock-‘n’-roll debauchery, he can still stand up and be counted among every new generation of artists. So it should come asRead more..