Voices

 

Tom Deignan, a columnist for the Irish Voice newspaper, writes regularly for America.

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Tom DeignanMarch 12, 2014
During a much-discussed speech at The National Defense University earlier this year President Obama cataloged the dreadful conditions at Guant namo Bay and then asked ldquo Is that who we are Is that something that our Founders foresaw rdquo The question was obviously rhetorical though as Lo
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Tom DeignanFebruary 07, 2013
The most crucial swing vote in the 2012 election may have been cast by the late Rachel Carson.
Culture
Tom DeignanMarch 19, 2012
Whatever else they did, the Irish forced "America to be America."
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Tom DeignanNovember 14, 2011
Why is Irelands Edna OBrien never discussed as possible Nobel Prize winner?
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Tom DeignanOctober 24, 2011
Roddy Doyle's new stories about aging are not excessively grim or whiny.
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Tom DeignanMarch 28, 2011
John Millington Synge is a troubled lover in Joseph O'Connor's 'Ghost Light'
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Tom DeignanJune 21, 2010
Roddy Doyle's provocative trilogy raises important questions about the Irish past.
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Tom DeignanApril 26, 2010
John Banville is a writers writer, whom even admirers admit can be difficult.
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Tom DeignanOctober 05, 2009
Irish fathers are a disturbingly flawed group.
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Tom DeignanDecember 22, 2008
Patrick Taylor's 'An Irish Country Christmas,' reviewed