The Kennedy family has virtually dominated the American political scene for a decade now. Owen Dudley Edwards assesses their contribution to American politics and their enormous influence in an essay beginning on page 33.
The speaker of right wing fanaticism has emerged in Limerick in recent months in a controversy involving a tiny group of Maoists. We analyse the phenomenon beginning on page 3.
The controversy that has arisen over clerical celibacy has brought to a head a crisis of authority in the catholic church. We trace the historical origins of clerical celibacy and the history of the current dispute on page 51.
Gallup Poll on Irish political attitudes
George Best - a profile of the most talented footballer in Britain.
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