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Fintan O’Toole’s lecture, ‘Brexit, Ireland and the Politics of Victimhood’,

Fintan O’Toole’s lecture, ‘Brexit, Ireland and the Politics of Victimhood’,

A report by Professor Elizabeth Malcolm on Fintan O’Toole’s Lecture University of Melbourne, Miegunyah Lecture, 11 March 2020 Farage and Parnell The well-known Irish journalist and writer, Fintan O’Toole, commenced his lecture at Melbourne University on 11 March by showing a photograph of the 1880s Irish nationalist leader, Charles Stewart Parnell. This picture, O’Toole informed … Continue reading

HARD POUNDING, GENTLEMEN

HARD POUNDING, GENTLEMEN

Brexit creeps closer Comment by Sean Farrell ‘When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight it concentrates his mind wonderfully.’ The Brexit Endgame is approaching, with prospects all round ranging from unpalatable to disastrous so Dr Johnson’s remark seems appropriate, certainly in Ireland’s case. Boris Johnson (no relation of Dr Samuel) … Continue reading