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    A Bhealach Féin

    Ronan Sheehan
    The writer and thinker Desmond Fennell has spent nearly seven decades searching for ways in which we – the Irish that is, but not just the Irish – might live a civilised and decent life. If we had already been close to being able to live such a life there would have been no need for the search.
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    The Long Conversation

    Ronan Sheehan
    We should neither heroise nor demonise the Romans, writes leading classicist Mary Beard, but we should take them seriously and not close down our long conversation with their legacy. But has that legacy been everywhere and always the same one?
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    Staying Grounded

    Ronan Sheehan
    A beautifully written memoir tells the life story of an Irish woman who knew most of the major figures of the bohemian Dublin of the mid-twentieth century, as well as many of the politicians, and who went on to carve out a successful career for herself in the travel business.
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    Though the Sky Fall

    Ronan Sheehan
    When the legal forms and procedures of the state prove impotent, sometimes there is no recourse but to denunciation, if justice is to be done. But as Veronica Guerin found out, such courageous action can be costly.
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