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SOMETIMES a book title just demands your attention. So I had to order Panic as the Man Burns Crumpets; The Vanishing World of the Local Journalist – an entertaining and nostalgic look at life in a local newspaper. It is indeed a dying world, as far fewer people now get their main source of information …

Chancellor Ronnie Green describes COVID-19 policies and protocols for the fall semester 2021 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and outlined upcoming vaccination opportunities. In a campus-wide email on Aug.6, Green announced policies encompassing the use of personal protection, vaccinations, and required readmission testing. Green noted that the university is working closely with the Lincoln-Lancaster County …

FÁILTE IRELAND Updated its guidelines for outdoor events following advice from the Attorney General. Earlier this week, AG Paul Gallagher informed the government that up to 200 people can attend outdoor events and gatherings. A statement released by the government noted today: “The guidelines have also been updated to allow live music and other outdoor …

Share the article Last update 4 minutes ago Ireland is known for its vast Celtic mythology, folk music, rugged landscapes and lofty castles. While it can be tempting to stay in the pub sipping a Guinness next to a peat fire, the Irish countryside has so much more to offer than just kissing the Blarney …

A group of investors, which includes tech entrepreneur and aviation enthusiast John Collison, have purchased a controlling stake in Weston Airport near Leixlip in County Kildare. Weston Airport owner Brian Conneely made the announcement this morning. Derick Walshe, a Limerick-based financier, heads the investor group including Mr. Collison, John Brennan, Catherine Greene, Gerald Dundon. The …

Organizers of a multicultural football tournament this weekend said it would help bring young people together. he former Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand’s founding partnered with refugee and migrant communities in Northern Ireland to host a youth leadership football event in Co Armagh on Sunday. Fifteen young people from the Syrian community will be in …

People were openly crying as they arrived at the Islamic Cultural Center of Ireland (ICCI) in Clonskeagh in Dublin for the start of the Eid al-Adha celebrations. none had seen other members of the Muslim community since the start of the pandemic and hearing the call to prayer coming from the complex that houses its …

When the Blue Water Trolley arrived at Desmond Landing Monday afternoon, longtime tour guide Pat “PJ” Jackson was greeted with a string of congratulatory hugs. The 70-year-old, dressed in a bright green Port Huron t-shirt and anchor earrings, has helped introduce the city to residents and visitors for eight years. But Monday marked her last …

BELFAST, Northern Ireland – As men in formal military dress played flutes and drums behind him, Andrew Park revealed scars from a 1976 bomb that killed two of his friends. Then he warned President Joe Biden: Irish politics is no joke. “He’s playing a game he’s not going to suffer from. It is the people …

The North West Migrants Forum (NWMF) has opened registration for its Summer School program for young people, ages 13-24, passionate about change and social justice. The six-day program runs August 21-26, 2021, at the City Hotel, Derry, 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. The Summer School for Effective Activism Supporting Cross-Community Practice, open to up …