Monthly Archives: November 2011

Benedict or Bede. They Taste the Same.

  The more I read about the goings on at St Benedicts School, Ealing, the more I realise that it is a mirror image of my dear alma mater, St Bede’s College in Manchester. For the unread, St Benedicts School has had, over the last few years, a number of teachers, mainly monks, banged up for physically and sexually abusing… (more…)

Remembrance Sunday 2011

Last Sunday, 13 November 2011, it was my distinct honour and privilege to compose the Roll of Honour to be read out by myself at the annual ceremony organised by the Connaught Rangers Association in King House in Boyle.  This annual ceremony remembers the dead of all conflicts but in particular, as the ceremony is in Boyle, Co. Roscommon, we… (more…)