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May 24, 2017

In his 1975 book about Irish nationalism the Parisian writer Maurice Goldring wrote about the void which can too easily be concealed behind the noise of battle.

‘To substitute a “spectacle” for the participation of the masses is to hide a wasteland behind...

May 15, 2017

On Sunday afternoon, I reported a Tory Councillor to the Police Service of Northern Ireland for anti-Irish pro-Brexit hate speech.  Ironically, his words came after the Irish Republic gave no points to the UK in Saturday night’s Eurovision contest.

It’s been quite...

May 11, 2017

I was on Talkback today, here's the link. Talking about preparing for death. Cheerful huh? I'm on with Tara Mills and Corinna Grimes from the PHA, who have just published a great book available to download from their website. Here's a link to TB - we're on just after h...

May 5, 2017

‘April is the cruelest month’ is the first line of T S Eliot’s 1922 poem The Waste Land – his searing indictment of the global desolation that followed the end of World War I.

April 2017 shows every sign of following in its path.

On Easter Sunday, Turkey voted by a narro...

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