An Unexpected Journey

An Unexpected Journey

For the last year and a half, this has been an incredibly thought-provoking, unprecedented experience for almost everyone and devastating for all too many – An Unexpected Journey in Hobbit parlance. What does the future hold?  After centuries of...
What is Freedom?

What is Freedom?

Since Coronamania, has freedom as a principle been diluted and have we as custodians been deluded? Have we entered a new paradigm where freedom is no longer a fundamental human right? It is a pertinent question during these times. The definition of freedom, according...
The Freedom Scan

The Freedom Scan

This summer, entry to a music festival or a gastropub may require scanning your ‘Freedom Pass’ to gain entry. I know – crazy stuff – but this is what all countries in Europe are currently discussing with Ireland and the UK leading the posse. Boris Johnson has said...
Freedom to Practice Religion

Freedom to Practice Religion

Freedom is encapsulated in people’s right to practice their beliefs without constraint. In today’s Ireland, and for the past year, the right to gather with fellow believers and enjoy the rituals of worship have been stripped away without mercy. Liberty is not a gift...
Health Passports

Health Passports

“Come on, there’s no way I’ll need a vaccine to enter a supermarket! You seriously believe that conspiracy nonsense?! You need to get off Facebook!”. Now this was a typical conversation between friends & family in 2020. The internet was awash with all kinds of...