Poor oul Éamon Gilmore. That doyen of the Liberal Left has been caught out again with his much-discussed and seemingly persistent Selective Memory Syndrome. Is there
Senator David Norris addresses the chief charge in opposition to his candidacy for the office of the President of Ireland, and substantively so in my opinion. Here he answers his critics: However
The last week has seen a round of PR hullabaloo and government press spinning to publicise Imagine Ireland, a government-backed initiate from those happy folks
An edited version of my review of historian Alan Taylor’s ‘The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, and Indian Allies’,
If you, like me, are fascinated (obsessed?) with the ancient Greek story of many-towered Ilium represented by the epic poems of the Iliad and the Odyssey, then
An excellent overview of the new (and increasingly popular) ‘Celtic From The West Theory’, albeit with the focus mainly on the Low Countries. In short,
Being something of a Pan-Celtic Nationalist (and Pan-Gaelic in particular) I like to keep a close eye on my fellow sea-divided Gaels. So I regularly peruse the
Interview with Irish writer Maura McHugh, author of the Róisín Dubh comic, over at Bad Reputation…
Jane Fonda stripping in Zero-G? Reviewing ‘Barbarella’ on Prog464.com!
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has announced nearly €800,000 in radio funding grants: €702,900 to English language programming, €16,000 to Irish language programming (€77,500 to
As a sizeable part of the Irish people continues to mull over the recent speech by the British head of state in Dublin Castle, where
The British head of state gives the Irish people an apology for Britain’s actions in Ireland. Well, sort of… More here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/may/18/queen-ireland-apology-britains-actions
Whatever else may happen, surely the main image to emerge from the controversy of the last few days is that of the British Head of State laying a wreath
Has the Irish Government made it a Public Order Offence under Section 21 to carry or publicly display the National Flag for the duration of the visit of the British head
It had to happen eventually, a chairde. More here: http://www.dup.ie/ Just don’t ask about Question (6)! ‘6) Did’nt the British cause our problems in the first place
This weekend the Books section of the British Guardian newspaper is devoted to all things Science-Fiction, so pop over for a look. An introduction by Iain M.
News today that 120 heavily armed British police officers from London’s Metropolitan Police force will be patrolling the streets of Dublin during the visit by the British head of state alongside
Unbelievable news today from journalist Eamonn Mallie: ‘The UDA’s five brigadiers and 4/5 representatives of their respective districts have been extended invitations to a wreath laying ceremony
Is mise an Sionnach Fionn!