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Ireland

  • Brexit

    Brexit’s Irish Problem

    “It is inconceivable that a vote for Brexit would not have a negative impact on the (Irish) Border, bringing cost and disruption to trade and […]

    Peter Geoghegan 4th Aug'17 5
  • Brexit

    Red Tape, Brexit, Shock and Bluff

    As the Brexit ‘negotiations’ begin (or ends?) we are drawing on academic experts to try and cut through the spin and political fog to understand […]

    3rd Aug'17 30
  • Podcast
    Gerry Mulvenna and Oisin Murphy-Lawless 12th Jun'17 2
  • Hot Takes GE17

    Seeking Peace

    Corbyn’s spokesman saying Jeremy wasn’t on the side of the IRA, but simply seeking peace is offensive to anyone who’s worn the uniform. — Ruth […]

    Mike Small 15th May'17 25
  • Commentary

    Belfast Child

    There’s so much to say about the election in the north of Ireland last week that it’s hard to know where to begin. But we […]

    Adam Ramsay 7th Mar'17 16
  • Commentary

    Authentic Nations

    The question of authenticity is crucial for nations storyboarding. A hundred-thousand undergraduate essays must have quoted Benedict Anderson’s “imagined communities” (by the way in Anderson’s […]

    Mike Small 7th Mar'17 29
  • Foreign Policy

    Sturgeon at the Seanad

    The Seanad’s enthusiastic reaction to Sturgeon’s speech reflects a shift in Irish attitudes towards Scottish constitutional politics since the European referendum argues Jamie Maxwell. Nicola […]

    Jamie Maxwell 30th Nov'16 37
  • Poetry
    29th Nov'16 0
  • 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 […]

    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 […]

    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”, […]

    John S Warren 23rd Dec'14 46
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