Between the Rock and the Hard Place – Comment – September 2020

We’ve been given a reprieve as school reopening has been pushed back a week.  It’s good news and bad for many parents.  For some it means another week of juggling work and home responsibilities, but for all it is evidence of careful thought at the board.   Now that teachers are… Continue reading

COMMENT – January 2020 – Let’s Get Real

There is a tendency to judge historical people and events through a modern lens.  Not surprisingly, the results are often harsh and one-sided.  We have more information, more experience and a different perspective which we use to evaluate historical behaviour.  Is it possible that these people were doing what they… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan – Driven by Volunteers

From the front page to the back page of this paper are photos and stories written by and about volunteers shaping our community.  They are young and old, serving neighbours and strangers with an enthusiasm that brings joy to both giver and receiver.  Thank you for the inspiration you provide… Continue reading