Katherine Zappone and the Cult of Youth

Katherine Zappone and the Cult of Youth

Last week, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone, made the following comment: “Young voices must be the loudest in deciding our future.” As partial truths go, surely that is up there with the worst of them. Not only is it an egregiously...
To Turn Back From the Rubicon

To Turn Back From the Rubicon

Recent years have been a time of great upheaval for the Irish people. The greatest change has been that the cultural and political differences that once revolved around religious and national affiliations have now been realigned along the conservative/liberal fault...
From the Editors: Welcome to the Burkean Journal

From the Editors: Welcome to the Burkean Journal

It is a great pleasure for us to be writing this first editorial of the Burkean Journal and to welcome you all to this project which is no longer just an idea, but a reality. And though we cannot say that with the magazine’s launch we’ll be starting a...