Monthly Archives: September 2014

Scottish Independence poll: Galway Politics students say yes

First year students of Politics and Sociology in Galway, 632 of them, were polled in their lectures this week on Scottish independence. The results showed overwhelming support for the ‘yes’ side (charts on the right). The high levels of yes … Continue reading

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The legacy of Ian Paisley: ‘Most read’ in Dublin, Belfast and London

‘Most Read’ stories in (from top to bottom) the Irish Times, the Belfast Telegraph and The Times (London) on the evening of Ian Paisley’s death, 12 September 2014. Jon Ronson’s reflections on Paisley as preacher, ‘Time to work up a … Continue reading

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Power and Landscape in Geneva and Galway

The heroes of the Reformation Wall in Geneva call to mind now the aesthetics of Star Wars as much as the Wars of Religion. Stretching towards the sky while looming over the earth in wise or fearsome domination – it’s … Continue reading

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