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Malachi O'Doherty: I would respect those who march for Black Lives Matter more if they only risked their own safety

Malachi O'Doherty: I would respect those who march for Black Lives Matter more if they only risked their own safety

A few weeks ago, many of us on Twitter were scoffing at protesters against lockdown. John Waters and Gemma O'Doherty (no relation, I hope) had brought people t [...]

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Malachi O'Doherty: The problem with keeping just older people in state of lockdown is that it lets everyone else forget about them

Malachi O'Doherty: The problem with keeping just older people in state of lockdown is that it lets everyone else forget about them

There is an understated idea at the heart of the disgruntlement about lockdown. It is so nasty that those who push this idea are embarrassed to state it clearl [...]

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Malachi O'Doherty: Yes, the future will turn out to be different, but things change all the time if you're paying attention

Malachi O'Doherty: Yes, the future will turn out to be different, but things change all the time if you're paying attention

Fr Paddy McCafferty has been trying to bring the Catholic sacraments to people who are socially distancing and even he must have been taken aback by the amount [...]

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Ruth Dudley Edwards: I love life and have no wish to die Malachi, but the risks of resuscitation are not for me

Ruth Dudley Edwards: I love life and have no wish to die Malachi, but the risks of resuscitation are not for me

Abuse in the press and on social media over my articles mostly amuses me, but misrepresentation by a respected colleague - in this case Malachi O'Doherty - is [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: I love life and hav...→
Malachi O'Doherty: Why coronavirus means it will be a long time before a politician calls for cuts in health service spending

Malachi O'Doherty: Why coronavirus means it will be a long time before a politician calls for cuts in health service spending

Jeremy Corbyn, as a contender for the job of Prime Minister, was once asked if, in the event of us being nuked by Russia, he would retaliate by destroying Russ [...]

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Malachi O'Doherty: I once passed a counterfeit note, just like George Floyd, but no one tried to squeeze the life out of me

Malachi O'Doherty: I once passed a counterfeit note, just like George Floyd, but no one tried to squeeze the life out of me

The last time I was in Washington was four years ago. I have been to the United States a few times, but not a lot. I had been to Baltimore on that trip and sta [...]

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Malachi O'Doherty: Gerry Adams has had his conviction for attempting to break out of Long Kesh overturned... but was he really trying to escape?

Malachi O'Doherty: Gerry Adams has had his conviction for attempting to break out of Long Kesh overturned... but was he really trying to escape?

So, Gerry Adams isn't a convicted criminal after all. As a life-long republican, the closest associate of green-booked IRA volunteers, who had been told to exp [...]

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Malachi O'Doherty: What we need is the horror made plain... the global disaster we read about in sci-fi has finally happened

Malachi O'Doherty: What we need is the horror made plain... the global disaster we read about in sci-fi has finally happened

We have all been prepared by movies, comics and books to imagine calamity and it didn't look like this. We have been conditioned to expect that when a global h [...]

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Malachi O'Doherty: If we want young people to behave responsibly then perhaps we need to do more than just berate them

Malachi O'Doherty: If we want young people to behave responsibly then perhaps we need to do more than just berate them

How do you tell a young person to stay away from friends and lovers? It's all very well hectoring them and bemoaning the refusal of so many to observe social d [...]

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Malachi O'Doherty: We hear a lot about bad cops... let's hear it for good ones like Colm Horkan and Drew Harris

Malachi O'Doherty: We hear a lot about bad cops... let's hear it for good ones like Colm Horkan and Drew Harris

In the diocese of Achonry at a Sunday afternoon funeral, a police chief stands to address the congregation. He honours the name of Colm Horkan, a Garda detecti [...]

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Malachi O'Doherty: Home-schooling isn't ideal, but it is far better than the classroom... as for Zoom it just erodes your brain

Malachi O'Doherty: Home-schooling isn't ideal, but it is far better than the classroom... as for Zoom it just erodes your brain

The classroom was not invented as the best platform for imparting knowledge and skills to children. It arose out of the need to bring children together under d [...]

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Malachi O'Doherty: Why the success or failure of PM's Stay Alert slogan will be measured in human beings living or dying

Malachi O'Doherty: Why the success or failure of PM's Stay Alert slogan will be measured in human beings living or dying

About 1,700 people are killed on British roads every year. This is appalling carnage. If we were at war and losing soldiers in these numbers, there would be en [...]

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Malachi O'Doherty: Unquestionably, this lockdown is mind-numbingly tedious, but it is also saving lives by the thousand

Malachi O'Doherty: Unquestionably, this lockdown is mind-numbingly tedious, but it is also saving lives by the thousand

There was a powerful introduction to The Late Late Show on Friday night on RTE. Ryan Tubridy spent several minutes extemporising direct to the camera to congra [...]

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Malachi O'Doherty: I can't believe in a God who would be impressed by people following rules because they are told to

Malachi O'Doherty: I can't believe in a God who would be impressed by people following rules because they are told to

When councillor John Carson said that the coronavirus was God's riposte to a sinful society, he was reciting one of the least contentious ideas within the Chri [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: I can't believe in a ...→
Malachi O'Doherty: We hear a lot about bad cops... let's hear it for good ones like Colm Horkan and Drew Harris

Malachi O'Doherty: We hear a lot about bad cops... let's hear it for good ones like Colm Horkan and Drew Harris

In the diocese of Achonry at a Sunday afternoon funeral, a police chief stands to address the congregation. He honours the name of Colm Horkan, a Garda detecti [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: We hear a lot about b...→
Malachi O'Doherty: I once passed a counterfeit note, just like George Floyd, but no one tried to squeeze the life out of me

Malachi O'Doherty: I once passed a counterfeit note, just like George Floyd, but no one tried to squeeze the life out of me

The last time I was in Washington was four years ago. I have been to the United States a few times, but not a lot. I had been to Baltimore on that trip and sta [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: I once passed a count...→
Malachi O'Doherty: The problem with keeping just older people in state of lockdown is that it lets everyone else forget about them

Malachi O'Doherty: The problem with keeping just older people in state of lockdown is that it lets everyone else forget about them

There is an understated idea at the heart of the disgruntlement about lockdown. It is so nasty that those who push this idea are embarrassed to state it clearl [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: The problem with keep...→
  • #Malachi O'Doherty
Malachi O'Doherty: Why the success or failure of PM's Stay Alert slogan will be measured in human beings living or dying

Malachi O'Doherty: Why the success or failure of PM's Stay Alert slogan will be measured in human beings living or dying

About 1,700 people are killed on British roads every year. This is appalling carnage. If we were at war and losing soldiers in these numbers, there would be en [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Why the success or fa...→
  • #Malachi O'Doherty
Malachi O'Doherty: What we need is the horror made plain... the global disaster we read about in sci-fi has finally happened

Malachi O'Doherty: What we need is the horror made plain... the global disaster we read about in sci-fi has finally happened

We have all been prepared by movies, comics and books to imagine calamity and it didn't look like this. We have been conditioned to expect that when a global h [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: What we need is the h...→
  • #Malachi O'Doherty
Ruth Dudley Edwards: I love life and have no wish to die Malachi, but the risks of resuscitation are not for me

Ruth Dudley Edwards: I love life and have no wish to die Malachi, but the risks of resuscitation are not for me

Abuse in the press and on social media over my articles mostly amuses me, but misrepresentation by a respected colleague - in this case Malachi O'Doherty - is [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: I love life and hav...→
Malachi O'Doherty: I can't believe in a God who would be impressed by people following rules because they are told to

Malachi O'Doherty: I can't believe in a God who would be impressed by people following rules because they are told to

When councillor John Carson said that the coronavirus was God's riposte to a sinful society, he was reciting one of the least contentious ideas within the Chri [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: I can't believe in a ...→
Malachi O'Doherty: If we want young people to behave responsibly then perhaps we need to do more than just berate them

Malachi O'Doherty: If we want young people to behave responsibly then perhaps we need to do more than just berate them

How do you tell a young person to stay away from friends and lovers? It's all very well hectoring them and bemoaning the refusal of so many to observe social d [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: If we want young peop...→
  • #Malachi O'Doherty
Malachi O'Doherty: I would respect those who march for Black Lives Matter more if they only risked their own safety

Malachi O'Doherty: I would respect those who march for Black Lives Matter more if they only risked their own safety

A few weeks ago, many of us on Twitter were scoffing at protesters against lockdown. John Waters and Gemma O'Doherty (no relation, I hope) had brought people t [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: I would respect those...→
Malachi O'Doherty: Home-schooling isn't ideal, but it is far better than the classroom... as for Zoom it just erodes your brain

Malachi O'Doherty: Home-schooling isn't ideal, but it is far better than the classroom... as for Zoom it just erodes your brain

The classroom was not invented as the best platform for imparting knowledge and skills to children. It arose out of the need to bring children together under d [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Home-schooling isn't ...→
  • #Malachi O'Doherty
Malachi O'Doherty: Gerry Adams has had his conviction for attempting to break out of Long Kesh overturned... but was he really trying to escape?

Malachi O'Doherty: Gerry Adams has had his conviction for attempting to break out of Long Kesh overturned... but was he really trying to escape?

So, Gerry Adams isn't a convicted criminal after all. As a life-long republican, the closest associate of green-booked IRA volunteers, who had been told to exp [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Gerry Adams has had h...→
Malachi O'Doherty: Yes, the future will turn out to be different, but things change all the time if you're paying attention

Malachi O'Doherty: Yes, the future will turn out to be different, but things change all the time if you're paying attention

Fr Paddy McCafferty has been trying to bring the Catholic sacraments to people who are socially distancing and even he must have been taken aback by the amount [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Yes, the future will ...→
Malachi O'Doherty: Unquestionably, this lockdown is mind-numbingly tedious, but it is also saving lives by the thousand

Malachi O'Doherty: Unquestionably, this lockdown is mind-numbingly tedious, but it is also saving lives by the thousand

There was a powerful introduction to The Late Late Show on Friday night on RTE. Ryan Tubridy spent several minutes extemporising direct to the camera to congra [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Unquestionably, this ...→
Malachi O'Doherty: Why coronavirus means it will be a long time before a politician calls for cuts in health service spending

Malachi O'Doherty: Why coronavirus means it will be a long time before a politician calls for cuts in health service spending

Jeremy Corbyn, as a contender for the job of Prime Minister, was once asked if, in the event of us being nuked by Russia, he would retaliate by destroying Russ [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Why coronavirus means...→
Malachi O'Doherty: We hear a lot about bad cops... let's hear it for good ones like Colm Horkan and Drew Harris

Malachi O'Doherty: We hear a lot about bad cops... let's hear it for good ones like Colm Horkan and Drew Harris

In the diocese of Achonry at a Sunday afternoon funeral, a police chief stands to address the congregation. He honours the name of Colm Horkan, a Garda detecti [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: We hear a lot about b...→
Malachi O'Doherty: I would respect those who march for Black Lives Matter more if they only risked their own safety

Malachi O'Doherty: I would respect those who march for Black Lives Matter more if they only risked their own safety

A few weeks ago, many of us on Twitter were scoffing at protesters against lockdown. John Waters and Gemma O'Doherty (no relation, I hope) had brought people t [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: I would respect those...→
Malachi O'Doherty: I once passed a counterfeit note, just like George Floyd, but no one tried to squeeze the life out of me

Malachi O'Doherty: I once passed a counterfeit note, just like George Floyd, but no one tried to squeeze the life out of me

The last time I was in Washington was four years ago. I have been to the United States a few times, but not a lot. I had been to Baltimore on that trip and sta [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: I once passed a count...→
Malachi O'Doherty: Home-schooling isn't ideal, but it is far better than the classroom... as for Zoom it just erodes your brain

Malachi O'Doherty: Home-schooling isn't ideal, but it is far better than the classroom... as for Zoom it just erodes your brain

The classroom was not invented as the best platform for imparting knowledge and skills to children. It arose out of the need to bring children together under d [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Home-schooling isn't ...→
  • #Malachi O'Doherty
Malachi O'Doherty: The problem with keeping just older people in state of lockdown is that it lets everyone else forget about them

Malachi O'Doherty: The problem with keeping just older people in state of lockdown is that it lets everyone else forget about them

There is an understated idea at the heart of the disgruntlement about lockdown. It is so nasty that those who push this idea are embarrassed to state it clearl [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: The problem with keep...→
  • #Malachi O'Doherty
Malachi O'Doherty: Gerry Adams has had his conviction for attempting to break out of Long Kesh overturned... but was he really trying to escape?

Malachi O'Doherty: Gerry Adams has had his conviction for attempting to break out of Long Kesh overturned... but was he really trying to escape?

So, Gerry Adams isn't a convicted criminal after all. As a life-long republican, the closest associate of green-booked IRA volunteers, who had been told to exp [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Gerry Adams has had h...→
Malachi O'Doherty: Why the success or failure of PM's Stay Alert slogan will be measured in human beings living or dying

Malachi O'Doherty: Why the success or failure of PM's Stay Alert slogan will be measured in human beings living or dying

About 1,700 people are killed on British roads every year. This is appalling carnage. If we were at war and losing soldiers in these numbers, there would be en [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Why the success or fa...→
  • #Malachi O'Doherty
Malachi O'Doherty: Yes, the future will turn out to be different, but things change all the time if you're paying attention

Malachi O'Doherty: Yes, the future will turn out to be different, but things change all the time if you're paying attention

Fr Paddy McCafferty has been trying to bring the Catholic sacraments to people who are socially distancing and even he must have been taken aback by the amount [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Yes, the future will ...→
Malachi O'Doherty: What we need is the horror made plain... the global disaster we read about in sci-fi has finally happened

Malachi O'Doherty: What we need is the horror made plain... the global disaster we read about in sci-fi has finally happened

We have all been prepared by movies, comics and books to imagine calamity and it didn't look like this. We have been conditioned to expect that when a global h [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: What we need is the h...→
  • #Malachi O'Doherty
Malachi O'Doherty: Unquestionably, this lockdown is mind-numbingly tedious, but it is also saving lives by the thousand

Malachi O'Doherty: Unquestionably, this lockdown is mind-numbingly tedious, but it is also saving lives by the thousand

There was a powerful introduction to The Late Late Show on Friday night on RTE. Ryan Tubridy spent several minutes extemporising direct to the camera to congra [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Unquestionably, this ...→
Ruth Dudley Edwards: I love life and have no wish to die Malachi, but the risks of resuscitation are not for me

Ruth Dudley Edwards: I love life and have no wish to die Malachi, but the risks of resuscitation are not for me

Abuse in the press and on social media over my articles mostly amuses me, but misrepresentation by a respected colleague - in this case Malachi O'Doherty - is [...]

Read full article: Ruth Dudley Edwards: I love life and hav...→
Malachi O'Doherty: I can't believe in a God who would be impressed by people following rules because they are told to

Malachi O'Doherty: I can't believe in a God who would be impressed by people following rules because they are told to

When councillor John Carson said that the coronavirus was God's riposte to a sinful society, he was reciting one of the least contentious ideas within the Chri [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: I can't believe in a ...→
Malachi O'Doherty: Why coronavirus means it will be a long time before a politician calls for cuts in health service spending

Malachi O'Doherty: Why coronavirus means it will be a long time before a politician calls for cuts in health service spending

Jeremy Corbyn, as a contender for the job of Prime Minister, was once asked if, in the event of us being nuked by Russia, he would retaliate by destroying Russ [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: Why coronavirus means...→
Malachi O'Doherty: If we want young people to behave responsibly then perhaps we need to do more than just berate them

Malachi O'Doherty: If we want young people to behave responsibly then perhaps we need to do more than just berate them

How do you tell a young person to stay away from friends and lovers? It's all very well hectoring them and bemoaning the refusal of so many to observe social d [...]

Read full article: Malachi O'Doherty: If we want young peop...→
  • #Malachi O'Doherty