St. Patrick, Irishness & Identity

13th March 2021 OOI 0

Saint Patrick, Irish heritage and post-independence perspectives on ‘Irishness’ are linked. What is difficult to comprehend is how they relate to universal identity. This article explains the importance of separating identity from our “sense of self”. They are not the same thing.

Goodbye 2020. Hello the Future!

17th December 2020 OOI 0

Many of us will be happy to see the end of a most difficult year. We have hope that things will improve in 2021 but it is unwise to think that all our problems are over. This article looks at what the future might hold.