Hard to say goodbye

The worst week ever? The darkest days since the really dark days of the early 1980s? The end of an era? It is hard to find the right words to describe what happened last week.

20th September, 2008

The worst week ever? The darkest days since the really dark days of the early 1980s? The end of an era? It is hard to find the right words to describe what happened last week.

The news on Tuesday that the Progressive Democrats are on the verge of being wound up has stunned the political world and caused despair and grief among the people of Ireland.

The photographs on Wednesday morning of school girls crying...

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