Christine Shaw Roome looks back at the history of Mother’s Day and reminds us why this day still matters for humanity.
My mother…has been doling out advice (note to self: do not say nagging) since the day I was born. Most of her little gems are unorthodox; many of them aren’t suitable for polite company; all of them remind me how ridiculously charmed my life is, that I was begotten by such an exceptional woman.
In the movie Waking Ned Devine, there’s a scene with the character Jackie O’Shea (played by Iain Bannen) addressing a funeral. O’Shea is interrupted by a lottery official whom he is trying to defraud. Without missing a beat, Jackie launches … Read more →