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...
Book Review: ‘Neoconservatism’

Book Review: ‘Neoconservatism’

Douglas Murray, who will take part in the ‘Winning the War of Ideas’ event this Saturday in Dublin along with Jordan Peterson and Sam Harris, is mostly known for his 2017 best-seller, ‘The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam’ Murray’s fame as a...
A Proposal for a Course on National Studies

A Proposal for a Course on National Studies

What with the “Beast from the East”, the upcoming abortion referendum and the ongoing crises in health and housing, you’ve most likely missed a double celebration of the Irish language that’s languishing at the bottom of the media’s priority list. “Seachtain na...
Reviving the Irish Revival

Reviving the Irish Revival

Many years ago, I tried to read Clive Barker’s gargantuan fantasy novel Weaveworld, which centres around a magical world hidden in a carpet. I didn’t make it even half-way through its six hundred pages, and I only have a very dim recollection of what I read. But...
When Even Sports Become Political

When Even Sports Become Political

If you were hoping to relax and enjoy a nice game of football, beer in hand, chanting the national anthem with your homies to get away from the over-politicised world we now live in, think again. That old flame was reignited with President Trump’s comment about...