‘After 700 years of abject poverty and anguish and tyrannical behaviour from outside entities, do we (Irish) almost desire to be pushed into the earth…
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‘It’s over in the West. I told you in October (last) and you didn’t believe me, and here we are now.’ — Gonzalo Lira
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Book review: ‘The Psychology of Totalitarianism’ — By Mattias Desmet; Translated into English by Els Vanbrabant;(Chelsea Green Publishing).
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Ultimately, the citizen is the goalkeeper of democracy, which remains as strong as the citizen’s willingness and capacity to step up and defend it …
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Two of the latest crop of stabs-at-the-meaning-of what-assails-us.
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‘The innocent and the beautiful/Have no enemy but time’ — William Butler Yeats, ‘In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz’
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After a long illness. At the Four Courts, Dublin, July 5th 2022. Sadly missed by the remaining sentient citizens of the former Irish Republic. Funeral…
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'One does not need to be a psychologist to realise that isolation and loneliness over a long period can have depressive effects on the mood and…
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