Tag: obituary

Desmond Fennell-Gaeldom’s Last Intellectual?

One of the country’s most plenteous philosophical careers came to an end last Friday with the passing of the preeminent Desmond Fennell.  An intellectual jack of all trades, Fennell, who died at his Malahide residence last week, blazed a trail...

/ 21/07/2021

Sir Roger Scruton: In Memory

How should one treat the death of a public intellectual? Sir Roger Scruton recently left this veil of tears having succumbed to the sword of Damocles which hung upon him for six months prior. A man not without his fair...

/ 15/01/2020

In Memoriam Christopher Booker

On July 3rd Christopher Booker, the greatest journalist and social critic of the last 50 years, died. His fields of journalistic expertise were ‘global warming’, the EU, public scares, and the UK family courts. His criticism was focused on groupthink...

/ 02/08/2019