Earlier this year, the UK passed the Policing and Crime Act 2017. Within it is what has become known as the Alan Turning law, a piece of legislation which pardoned tens of thousands of gay men and women convicted under gross indecency laws. It was spearheaded by members of the great mathematician's family, a fitting… Continue reading The Bigots’ Revenge: Remembering Wilde’s Penury
When Dublin embraced the Luas over a decade ago there was one bewildering aspect of the system that left many of us wondering: why didn't the two lines join?
Gambling is big business in Ireland but there is relatively very little known about the industry.
Ireland’s deepening financialisation, and the global order...
In February, the Financial Times published an article online. It was titled, ‘Donald Trump is creating a field day for the 1%’. This is correct.
Music to the ears of big business is rarely so sweet...
Orwell's experience in the Spanish Civil War and the similarities with Syria
Where exactly does it fit into our society in 2017? In what way does it seek to ensconce itself among our oh-so-modern isle?
"There's so much that humanity could gain in so many ways if it was allowed to flourish, if the appalling waste of the possibilities of science and technology were deflected from the goals of war and the armaments industry"
France, and the Value of its Ideas and Culture France is a country I've adored since I was a very young teenager and first began learning its language. I was introduced to Camus, consumed voraciously films such as Amelie and La Haine, and enviously viewed the architecture and countryside of the country. Its cultural gems that managed… Continue reading France; Freedom of Speech/Expression; Humour and Irony; The Blasphemy Law