Podcast from Newstalk’s Moncrieff – 22nd September – Stories from Around the World
Moncrieff - Around the World

Podcast from Newstalk’s Moncrieff – 22nd September – Stories from Around the World

Australian army in turmoil, Fiji Elections, Bangladesh commutes a death sentence, Is Nigeria losing the fight? Brazil gives a baby three parents, Belgium grants murderer death sentence, Sharia police in Germany, Buses for schools in Wales… http://www.newstalk.com/player/podcasts/Moncrieff/Highlights_from_Moncrieff/64210/0/why_are_there_sharia_police_in_germany Every Monday from 3pm Continue reading

In the Shadow of a Playwright – Sunday Independent 14th September – Sean O’Casey’s 50th anniversary special feature
Sunday Independent

In the Shadow of a Playwright – Sunday Independent 14th September – Sean O’Casey’s 50th anniversary special feature

Jonathan deBurca Butler Hidden in an office in the National Library of Ireland is a medium-sized oval dining-table. It is dark brown, polished and it sits with a sturdy elegance. This is the table at which Sean O’Casey wrote. His daughter, Shivaun, remembers it differently. “They went and cleaned it,” says the 74-year-old, “which is … Continue reading

As the European Court on Human Rights decides on the fate of a Quadriplegic in France Jonathan deBurca Butler asks is it time to deal with death ourselves – Newstalk feature.
Moncrieff - Around the World

As the European Court on Human Rights decides on the fate of a Quadriplegic in France Jonathan deBurca Butler asks is it time to deal with death ourselves – Newstalk feature.

Earlier this month a New Zealand website called Mountain Scene carried the sad story of a search and rescue dog named Ella who had to be put down. The black Labrador served nine years with LandSAR in Queenstown, New Zealand and retired four years ago after a glittering career in the mountains and valleys of … Continue reading