Kevin O'brien

16 Feb 19
The effects of Empires

“Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers” Cesar Chavez. There are many languages in the world and many different types of dialects, but in the end very language and every word in it holds the same amount of power. The speaker […]

16 Feb 19
WritersWrite

Pauld2leo.wordpress.com (Book 55 Non-Fiction ‘Baseball and Millionaires’) By C. Paul Di Tullio                                Chapter ‘Baseball, ‘That’s Entertainment’ By: Ted Berg USA TODAY | February 13, 2019 I feel like I keep writing about Bryce Harper and Manny Machado in this space, […]

15 Feb 19
WPIX 11 New York

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York has released the names of more than 100 priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors over the diocese’s 166-year-history. The following lists clergy members of the Diocese of Brooklyn with credible allegations: CREDIBILITY DEEMED BY DIOCESAN REVIEW BOARD DETERMINATION AND/OR ADMISSION ON BEHALF OF […]

15 Feb 19
The Spire

Billy Fitzpatrick ’20 Chief Sports Editor With the dust settling after last week’s NBA trade deadline and All-Star Weekend giving us a chance to take a step back, new questions are emerging as recent developments have provided answers to those that dominated the first four months of the NBA season. After the Pelicans played the […]

15 Feb 19
ProHockeyTalk

When in doubt, remember the Forsbergs.

15 Feb 19
Entertaining WE

3:00 AM ETPeter Della Penna in Al AmeratScotland 181 for 4 (Coetzer 74, Munsey 50) beat Ireland 180 for 7 (O’Brien 65, Stirling 56) by six wicketsScorecardPaul Stirling and Kevin O’Brien each notched half-centuries as part of a 115-run opening stand, an Ireland T20I record for any wicket. But left-arm spinner Mark Watt nabbed both…

15 Feb 19
Slane Archaeological and Historical Society

by Nicholas Wall A – B – C – D – E – F – G – H – J – K – L – M – N – O – Q – R – S – T – W ARMSTRONG – In loving memory of our darling daughter Jane Helen Armstrong, Lougher who died 11th March 1979 aged 22 years. BENNETT – In loving memory of Michael Bennett, Rathdrinagh who died 18th Nov. 1964 aged 80. His wife Jane died 28 April 1989 aged 83. Their son Edward (Emy) died 3 […]

15 Feb 19
Moo Kid

Like many great legends, the story behind one of Irish music’s most revered cult records starts with a door. Not some metaphorical passageway, but an actual busted door that travelling folk musician Michael O’Shea dragged out of a rubbish skip in Munich in 1978. After leaving Ireland in the 1960s, O’Shea had played the wandering […]

15 Feb 19
Rightatcha

Bullock announces his candidacy for President in the coming days. He can’t afford to wait too long because the Democrat contenders with any actual chance are jumping in faster than teenagers at a pool party. Being the 25th long shot Democrat isn’t worth all that much free media, so he has to act before the […]

14 Feb 19
Panicky in the UK

Jan 29th Maniac Maniac is not a film, but it is on Letterboxd, and I very much wanted to write about it. It took me a long time to watch the final episode of Maniac, after pretty much bingeing the first nine episodes. I honestly think that I didn’t want it to end; of course, […]

14 Feb 19
Russia News Now

An era-shaping threshold is being crossed at a weapons plant in the high plains country of the Texas Panhandle, writes James Carroll. By James CarrollTomDispatch.com Last month, the National Nuclear Security Administration (formerly the Atomic Energy Commission) announced that the first of a new generation of strategic nuclear weapons had rolled off the assembly line at its Pantex nuclear […]

14 Feb 19
Radio Free

An era-shaping threshold is being crossed at a weapons plant in the high plains country of the Texas Panhandle, writes James Carroll. By James Carroll TomDispatch.com Last month, the National Nuclear Security Administration (formerly the Atomic Energy Commission) announced that the first of a new generation of strategic nuclear weapons had rolled off the assembly […]