independence – self-determination – autonomy

Ireland

  • International

    The Irish Dimension

    ‘England’s difficulty is Ireland’s opportunity.’ That old republican dictum was oft-repeated in the run-up to Easter 1916, when King was busy battling Kaiser in far-flung […]

    Likes(2)Dislikes(0)
    Peter Geoghegan 29th Jun'16 8
  • Commentary
    Peter Geoghegan 10th May'16 31
  • International
    24th Nov'15 42
  • Commentary
    George Gunn 3rd Jul'15 28
  • Commentary

    The Gummy Bear Omnishambles

    By Mike Small How have things changed in a few short months? Ireland, supposed European cradle of reactionary catholic conservatism has delivered an inspiring celebration […]

    Likes(0)Dislikes(0)
    Mike Small 24th May'15 36
  • Commentary

    On Colonialism and Lesser Britain

    Behind the bluster that has sought, somewhat over-anxiously, to articulate the Scottish Referendum result announced on 19th September, 2014 as being in some way “definitive”, […]

    Likes(0)Dislikes(0)
    John S Warren 23rd Dec'14 46
  • Austerity Britain
    Steve Rushton 15th Sep'14 11
  • Commentary
    Duncan Muir 29th Jul'14 15
  • Identity

    Open Community in the New Scotland?

    Angela Haggerty on the need for diversity and openness in the Yes campaign as a reflection of the wider aspiration for a diverse and multicultural […]

    Likes(0)Dislikes(0)
    Angela Haggerty 18th Jun'14 95
  • Commentary
    Elaine Mulcahy 2nd May'14 72
  • Commentary

    Memo from Margo

    As Margot MacDonald’s life was celebrated last week at an emotional farewell in Edinburgh, the message of her dying wish was trenchant and timely. It’s […]

    Likes(0)Dislikes(0)
    Lorraine Fannin 29th Apr'14 37
  • Commentary

    The Near Abroad

    The trouble with an Ulster Unionist berating Scottish nationalism, as John Bew has done in the New Statesman,[1] is that it invites a rather obvious […]

    Likes(0)Dislikes(0)
    Gavin Falconer 11th Mar'14 7
  • Identity

    The (Os) Bourne Identity

    Distance can lend enhancement to the view. I suspect that most people here in Ireland were not in the least surprised at the demeanor of […]

    Likes(0)Dislikes(0)
    Phil Mac Giolla Bhain 25th Feb'14 34
  • Ireland

    Irish Worldview

    What are the implications for Ireland of Scotland’s referendum? Interesting Irish perspective on the referendum and the consequences for Ireland with Mark Hennessy and Paul […]

    Likes(0)Dislikes(0)
    Mike Small 20th Feb'14 17
See more articles

Friends of Bella Caledonia

Blogroll