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LGBT Rights In Ireland Cannot Be Partitioned

  No doubt most of you are aware that the referendum proposing the addition of a gender-neutral description of marriage to Bunreacht na hÉireann was passed by the Irish electorate … Continue reading

May 26, 2015 · 8 Comments

If It Was Good Enough For Cú Chulainn And Fear Dia

 

May 22, 2015 · 8 Comments

Fathers And Mothers Matter, Respect And Understanding Not So Much

We are in the last week of the referendum campaign debating the addition of a new sub-section to Bunreacht na hÉireann defining marriage as a gender-neutral institution. In other words, … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Bronze Age Desert Cults Dislike The 21st Century

Well here’s two doubly depressing reports relating to the upcoming constitutional referendum which – if successful – will see a clause added to Bunreacht na hÉireann permitting marriage between two … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · 10 Comments

The Super Scary, Quite Contrary Equal-Marriage Referendum In Ireland

Buzzfeed, the popular American click-bait site which has recently acquired a serious case of the journalistic respectables, has a fairly lengthy article on the upcoming referendum in Ireland which proposes adding a clause to … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Tabhair Dom Do Lámh

As you may have guessed An Sionnach Fionn fully supports the proposed amendment to the definition of marriage as outlined in Article 41 of Bunreacht na hÉireann. The addition of a new section will … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · 5 Comments

The International Lesbian Conspiracy To Sap My Precious Bodily Fluids

Here is a warning to all true Irishmen, one that we disregard at our peril, from Tom Finnegan, a legal advisor to Mothers and Fathers Matter, a “No” supporting group in the … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

Yes To Equality

There are many fair and progressive reasons to vote yes in the expected referendum on marriage equality later this year and I agree with most of them. However there is … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · 3 Comments

Ireland’s Supreme Court, Rights Of Irish-Speaking Citizens Are Conditional

Several writers and activists have protested recently at my characterization of Irish-speakers in Ireland as second-class citizens with second-class rights. They say it goes too far and misrepresents the true … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 4 Comments

How Can The Irish State Ignore The Wishes Of 41% Of Its Citizens?

An article in the Irish Times by Seán Tadgh Ó Gairbhí examining the reaction of people in Ireland to the texting in the Irish language by the Canadian astronaut Chris … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Where’s The Irish At The Irish Constitutional Convention?

As I have noted many times before there is a certain desire in the body politic (and its media acolytes) to reduce even further the legal status of the Irish-speaking citizens and … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 6 Comments

What About Our Irish Rights?

The much heralded Constitutional Convention is finally on the horizon after many a false dawn. According to the Irish Times: “The Taoiseach and the Tánaiste are to brief Opposition leaders Micheál … Continue reading

February 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

From Irish Ireland To English Ireland

There’s been something of a surprise result from Latvia where a national referendum has rejected moves to make Russian the second official language of the small Baltic nation along with … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · 4 Comments

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