Tag: covid

The Slipped Mask: Have Irish Elites Shown Real Face With Covid?

I almost managed to convince myself not to write a piece about Covid and the ensuing pandemic. Alas, I have been compelled to. For it seems that in being forced to wear a mask, we have seen the masks of...

/ 29/08/2021

The Untenability of Statism and Individualism in an Age of Lockdown

“Under democratic ideology runs the current of fascism which overflows at the surface. But beneath that runs a countercurrent. Beware lest that countercurrent overflow! Beware lest you bestow upon it power by trying to close it off completely!” – Vilfredo...

/ 01/08/2021

What Explains Covid Youth Shaming in Ireland?

There was much crying and gnashing of teeth from politicians and government officials Saturday over mass outdoor gatherings of mostly young people in Dublin and Cork. After over a year’s worth of lockdowns, the drink-filled gatherings were lambasted by a...

/ 01/06/2021

Statistics Warn of Ireland’s Looming Demographic Cliff

Ireland’s birth rate continues its free-fall decline as the country embraces social liberalism and abortion-on-demand. In 2020 there were just under 56,000 babies born in Ireland. To put the scale of Ireland’s abortion industry into context, in 2019 there were...

/ 30/05/2021

Finding God in the Silence-How Has Covid Changed Faith?

As fellow Catholics slowly start to be allowed to return to Mass in Ireland, it is important to take stock of where the faithful have found themselves over the past year, and where they will find themselves going forward. To...

/ 18/05/2021

Stephen Donnelly’s AstraZeneca Woes

Stephen Donnelly the independent-turned-Social-Democrat-turned-Independent-turned-Fianna-Fáil TD for Wicklow is not new to gaffes. Indeed he would be quite prone to them by any measure, such as when he had materials on his website lambasting Fianna Fáil after joining them dragged up...

/ 27/04/2021