by | Nov 26, 2018

A British politician who lived by his pen, enjoyed a chequered reputation attracting supporters and detractors, warned of an existential threat to his nation, while boasting American antecedents? Many will answer “Winston Churchill.” Full marks, though, for taking a contemporary…

by | Aug 7, 2018

The emergence of a new, and small, republican dissident group had led to one of the worst upheavals of violence in Northern Ireland in recent years. For six consecutive nights the ‘New IRA’ provoked violence on the sectarian fault line…

by | Aug 7, 2018

The emergence of a new, and small, republican dissident group had led to one of the worst upheavals of violence in Northern Ireland in recent years. For six consecutive nights the ‘New IRA’ provoked violence on the sectarian fault line…

by | Jun 24, 2018

The profane long has coexisted with the sacred. During earlier ages the secular authorities often sought to protect established faiths by punishing blasphemy. Even where organized religion is dying, the rule sometimes lives on. In October, Ireland will vote on…

by | May 9, 2017

Some days, it’s not easy to be Irish. I’ve been dragging around that sickening feeling since this past weekend, when I was reading the news from the Old Country and came upon a story that actor/comedian/author Stephen Fry is up…

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