Category: Culture & Arts

Paddy Manning, Douglas Murray, Milo Yiannopoulos, Peter Thiel.

Conservatism and the LGBT Movement

Paddy Manning, Douglas Murray, Milo Yiannopoulos and Peter Thiel. On Thursday 26 October, Aleyde Mangnan spoke at a debate in Trinity College Dublin entitled ‘This House Believes Conservatism is incompatible with the LGBT movement’. This article presents some of the...

/ 30/10/2017

Considering Cosgrave

Discreet as he was about politics in later years, the record of the late Taoiseach, Liam Cosgrave, and the platforms on which he stood, speak volumes for him. Indeed, his personal conduct and the values to which he fiercely held,...

/ 15/10/2017

Human-Animal Hybrids and The Value of Conservative Caution

“Repugnance is not an argument. In crucial cases, however, repugnance is the emotional expression of deep wisdom, beyond reason’s power to fully articulate it. Shallow are the souls that have forgotten how to shudder.” -Dr Leon Kass. Former Chairman of...

/ 15/10/2017

Women in Surgery, Humans in Surgery.

Last year, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland set up a working group on Gender Diversity in Surgery. Professor John Hyland, president of RCSI, took to The Irish Times last week to give us an update. In an opinion...

/ 15/10/2017

So You’ve Decided to Become Conservative…

Actually, you probably haven't. If there is one thing the left-wing consensus may have a point about, it's the fundamental nature of inter-group debate in the modern world; a realisation of the Hobbesian nightmare, played out on battlefields from Facebook...

The Modern Irish Identity that We Want?

There's a strange moment in childhood on this Island where you must learn that you are Irish. I knew it in my own life and got to witness its cycle again in my sister fifteen years younger. "Is Ireland in...

/ 15/10/2017

To Turn Back From the Rubicon

Recent years have been a time of great upheaval for the Irish people. The greatest change has been that the cultural and political differences that once revolved around religious and national affiliations have now been realigned along the conservative/liberal fault...

/ 01/10/2017

Are You Liberal or are You Kind of Liberal?

‘I’m a believer of free speech.’ ‘I don’t judge.’  ‘People should be allowed to express their opinions freely...’ This is the current soundtrack to today’s society. It’s quite a beautiful tune, truth be told. To survive the marathon that often...

/ 01/10/2017

Abundistan: The Perception of Infinite Resources.

Everything, except perhaps human ignorance, is finite. A telling aphorism for sure, but in the matter of economics and governance, ignorance of finite means to meet our ends is the cause of many bad outcomes. Modern politics in the post...

/ 26/09/2017

A Letter to Western Europeans from Poland

Dear Europeans, Do not be fooled by the ideology of this new utopian neo-socialism highly promoted by the EU which in our opinion, it's pure robbery. It is a product of an old ideology built on violence and thus intolerant...

/ 16/09/2017