Colin Murphy, Opinion /

Colin Murphy: Suicide is decimating Travellers

Colin Murphy: Suicide is decimating Travellers

The rate of suicide among Traveller men is seven times higher than that of the general population

Colin Murphy: Hostility has always followed Travellers

Colin Murphy: Hostility has always followed Travellers

Hundreds of years of not ‘dealing with’ Travellers has created a situation where the Carrickmines tragedy was almost an inevitability

Colin Murphy: Murky future of paper tigers

Colin Murphy: Murky future of paper tigers

If the state funds public service broadcasting, why shouldn’t it also back some newspapers?

Brian Friel: A life’s work of plain magic

Brian Friel: A life’s work of plain magic

A conjurer of transcendence, Friel nonetheless spoke straight to us

Storytelling can sometimes do the heavy lifting

Storytelling can sometimes do the heavy lifting

Would a scripted and acted version of Purcell’s visit to Callinan cut to the core truth quicker?