Ireland: The Land of Sin and Cynicism

Ireland: The Land of Sin and Cynicism

Last week, I had the pleasure of talking to presidential hopeful Kevin Sharkey about the problems this island faces now and in the future. Unfortunately, due to having to keep the article to a readable length, a whole range of topics had to be left on the cutting room...
Kevin Sharkey: An Ireland-First President?

Kevin Sharkey: An Ireland-First President?

Kevin Sharkey is most definitely, above everything else, a dog person. That becomes instantly apparent as soon as one enters his fabulous basement studio near Trinity College. Sharkey, a Donegal man who has had an interesting life to say the least, having made it...
Conservatism and The Military Mindset

Conservatism and The Military Mindset

To say the military lifestyle inculcates and perpetuates conservatism in its members is practically trite at this point. After all, the image of the redneck Bush voter signing up to join the US military post 9/11 has epitomised the common perception of the US army...