Time to ring the changes and silence the Angelus

Some years ago, I spurned my one and only chance to help switch off RTÉ’s twice-daily bells, but I still think they should go

20th October, 2019
Ray D’Arcy: ‘It offends me’

‘Imagine a world where, each day, people would pause briefly at noon and raise their hearts and minds to God,” muses the Catholic Exchange website. Someone should tell them it exists. It’s called Ireland, where RTÉ continues to do the Church’s bidding.

Ah, holy God. I’m getting tired of it. But it’s what happens at midday when you have a home office and the radio on. It’s Groundhog...

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