On the same day that the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron signed an agreement with the Scottish First Minister Alec Salmond on the terms of a referendum on Scottish independence, in which they will be on opposite sides, a party that favours the breakup of the Belgian Kingdom won a resounding victory in local election in Flanders.
My wife, Finola and I have just spent an enjoyable few days in part on the Valencia region on the east coast of Spain.
We also were in Westport for the Westport Music Festival, and were at a free concert of the Sawdoctors, whose music captures something of the essence on the west of Ireland, and its people .
August 21, 2017
August 4, 2017
THE IRISH CONVENTION OF 1917…..A LAST CHANCE TO RESOLVE ANGLO IRISH RELATIONS PEACEFULLY……WHY WAS IT LOST?
July 25, 2017
THE RULE OF LAW UNDER THREAT…. ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC
July 23, 2017
UKRAINE……A KEY TO EUROPE’S FUTURE
July 15, 2017