The Counter-Reformation Of John Paul II, by Gian-Carlo Zizzola Just when everyone was getting used to the changes brought about by Vatican II along came Karol Wojtyla. Not content merely to preside over his church, he systematically set out to remodel it in the image of Polish traditionalism. This most determined and energetic of popes has set himself a major task and has skilfully built up within the church the political base from which he can succeed.
Alice Glenn and Joe Doyle were until recently just two more Fine Gael footsoldiers. Then they faced a decision which each had to cope with in her and his own way. By Olivia O'Leary
From the "Riordans" to "Glenroe", from "Strumpet City" to "The Price", RTE's drama department has been steeped in controversy, conflict and questionable judgement. by Paddy Woodworth
Pat McCartan is one of the most successful solicitors in the country and is poised to take a seat in the Dail. By Kevin Dawson
A hundred and some years ago the Wexford Slobs were the bottom of the sea. Now two huge dykes hold the water back and the resultant flat, dull landscape still looks like the bottom of the sea. Birds love it. by Bernard Loughlin
Barry McGuigan: A TV Fighter Gets His Chance, by Eoghan Corry
When Ireland met France last Saturday, the match turned so thoroughly nasty so quickly that it looked as if it might turn into the Third World War. By John Reason
As Time Goes By, Business Forum, Wigmore, Cinema, Books, Art, TV, Theatre, Poems by James Simmons and Paul Durcan
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