The City that Time forgot to build
You are feeling sleepy: Stay home!
What if Covid is intended to be the final-phase accelerant on a programme of neo-colonialism, this time of the entire world, and Ireland, due its uniqu…
Are the Irish becoming the hole in their own cultural doughnut?
Two Wee Houses to Flatten the Curve
The President has signed apartheid into law, announcing himself President not of all the people but purely of the Irikaners — those vaccinacted for Cov…
Desmond Fennell, who died last week, was the most brilliant thinker to emerge from 20th century Ireland. More accurately than any other, he anticipated…
Covid has entered a post-religious culture in which responses rooted in mankind's spiritual past have been weaponised against the human being and human…
A Little Light that Casts no Shadows . . .
A reflection sparked by the 2001 state funerals of Kevin Barry, and nine other executed IRA prisoners, hitherto buried in unconsecrated ground inside t…
At the end of 2013, I wrote to Pope Francis suggesting we have a conversation about the fundamental questions facing Christians in the modern world. It…
The artist Mick Cullen, died on July 10th, 2020, though I did not hear about it until months after. In a belated tribute on his anniversary, an intervi…