Una Mullally Explaining How We Got Here

Una Mullally Explaining How We Got Here

A great explanation by Irish Times reporter Una Mullally on what happened on November 23 and the development of the far right in Ireland. What on earth just happened in Dublin – and why did so few in power see it coming? A masterclass from @UnaMullally....

TINA

When we moved to Ireland, we met an American woman struggling with culture shock. Every day she would say “TINA” repeatedly to remind herself, “This is not America”. She didn’t last here for long. We made a concerted effort not to compare...
Religion in Ireland: Numbers Don’t Tell the Story

Religion in Ireland: Numbers Don’t Tell the Story

For obvious reasons, I find myself on Twitter less and less. I do hop on every once in a while because it remains, for now, a great source for news, and there are certain people whose writing I enjoy. One of those people is Ryan Burge (@ryanburge). Burge is a...
Why Ireland Quit Going to Church. A Few Thoughts.

Why Ireland Quit Going to Church. A Few Thoughts.

I have been reading the book, The Best Catholics in the World (2021) by Irish Times correspondent Derek Scally. It has been a compelling and thought-provoking read (I still have a few chapters remaining). An added layer of interest for me is that the author...