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A Savage Hunger

A Savage Hunger  by Claire McGowan

I won’t spend too much time on this book as it’s not worth it. It’s cac (that’s Gaelic for shit). 526 more words

Ireland

On Europe; Questions and Reflections on the divided continent (pt.2)

Part 2 of a three-part essay on the European Question and what Europe means, historically and today. Only by looking at the history of Europe as an idea can we properly contextualise the Europe we have today, and perhaps discern some insights from history on how to proceed with our project of unification. 2,876 more words

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"Where We Stand" leaflet from the Vanguard Unionist Party

“Where We Stand” a leaflet from the Vanguard Unionist Party (Ulster Vanguard) outlining what they were for and Against as well as the difference between themselves and the Ulster Unionists. 8 more words

Irish Politics

The future's not Orange

Recurring events within the Irish Occupied Six Counties (OSC) have, for me, served to prompt comparisons between the actions of authority figures within the education sector of said OSC, and those to be found in a similar position elsewhere in the world. 551 more words

Ireland

Scottish Labour to Defend UK

Scottish Labour rules out platform with Conservatives to fight independence

EDINBURGH: Scottish Labour would not join forces with the Conservatives in a joint campaign to defend the United Kingdom if Scotland held a second independence referendum, leader Kezia Dugdale has said. 338 more words

UNIONIST

Democracy in northern Irish statelet?

Regular readers of the Irish media can’t fail to have noticed the continual use of the words ‘democracy’ and ‘undemocratic’, and such phrases as ‘the democratic will of the people’, in the political arena here. 271 more words

Ireland

A choice of two unions

Ever since June the only sure thing that has been repeated with the regard to the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union is Brexit means Brexit. 367 more words

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