Analysis: Pressure on school places means political row is brewing
School admission rules still favour the ‘old Irish’ but with growing populations in urban areas, politicians will have to find new policies to level the playing field. They could start by looking at what happened in Boston almost 50 years ago
You might expect a new book with the “Kennedy Legacy” in the title to focus on the familiar glories.
From Whence I Came: The Kennedy Legacy, Ireland and America, published last week to coincide with the St Patrick’s Day celebrations and reviewed here, does have chapters on John F Kennedy’s historic election in 1960, his famous visit to Ireland in 1963 and his achievements during the little over 1,000 days he...
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