Ireland
Ireland

Ireland

8 June 2018

James Connolly: a full life

In praise of the hero of Easter 1916, on his 150th birthday.

The moral infantilism of the pro-life lobby

The Irish referendum has utterly shattered pro-life delusions.

Ireland’s new clerical class

The Yes vote was great, but Yes smugness is worrying.

29 May 2018

Abortion in Northern Ireland: let the people decide

Northern Irish women’s rights can’t be won by Westminster.

Choice – the great cause of our times

The Irish revolt against the Eighth should inspire radicals everywhere.

27 May 2018

The Irish vote will echo through Britain

How the revolt against the Eighth raises questions for the UK.

Just say Yes

Brendan O’Neill reports from Dublin on the abortion referendum.

Why Ireland must repeal the Eighth Amendment

The right to abortion is one of the most essential liberties.

Ireland’s nanny-state evangelists

There’s nothing these moral crusaders won’t do to save us from ourselves.

17 April 2018

Thou shalt not question the Good Friday Agreement

Why Barry Gardiner was right to call it a ‘shibboleth’.