Judging 80’s Ireland

Judging 80’s Ireland

The long overdue apology by an Garda Síochána issued last month to Joanne Hayes, whose life was blighted forever by the almost forgotten “Kerry Babies” scandal, has triggered a thoroughly risible campaign to re-write recent Irish history. The...
A Case against Ethnic Nationalism and Irexit

A Case against Ethnic Nationalism and Irexit

Editorial Note: A response to this article has been published in the Burkean Journal entitled “The European Neo-Empire: Why Louis Hoffman’s Analysis of the EU Falls Short” written by Peter Caddle. The Burkean Journal seeks to be a platform in...
Why Ireland leans to the Left

Why Ireland leans to the Left

One of the greatest pleasures for a student of politics is to encounter an informed citizen from a nation whose political system you have studied, and to discuss with them the situation there. Answers to the mysteries of Irish politics, however, can be hard to provide...